Best Sandboxie Plus Alternatives in 2021

    Sandboxie Plus is described as 'creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive' and is a well-known app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Sandboxie Plus for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based, Android and Sandboxie. The best alternative is SHADE Sandbox, which is free. Other great apps like Sandboxie Plus are Firejail (Free, Open Source), Shadow Defender (Paid), Cuckoo Sandbox (Free, Open Source) and Windows Sandbox (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 25, 2021

    1. SHADE Sandbox is an alternative for antivirus and a tool for virtualization. It locally virtualizes applications (i.e.
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      SHADE Sandbox vs Sandboxie Plus opinions
      Most users think SHADE Sandbox is a great alternative to Sandboxie Plus.
      Costs $21.65 EACH year... which is WAY too much. And Sandboxie has countless positive reviews, which Shade lacks.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

      5
      It has best performance(cpu consumption) than Sandboxie but, the high security seems to be the best characteristic.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      -3
      You can't run multiple programs at once.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

      1
    2. Firejail is a SUID security sandbox program that reduces the risk of security breaches by restricting the running environment of untrusted applications using Linux namespaces and seccomp-bpf.
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      Firejail vs Sandboxie Plus opinions
      Most users think Firejail is a great alternative to Sandboxie Plus.
      Easy to use, and has a very good, but really ugly GUI.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

      -1


    3. Shadow Defender is an easy-to-use security solution (for Windows operating systems) that protects your PC/laptop real environment against malicious activity and unwanted changes.
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      Most users think Shadow Defender is a great alternative to Sandboxie Plus.
    4. Cuckoo Sandbox is a modular, automated malware analysis system.
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      Some users think Cuckoo Sandbox is a great alternative to Sandboxie Plus, some don't.
    5. Windows Sandbox has the following properties: Part of Windows – everything required for this feature ships with Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. No need to download a VHD!
      Windows Sandbox vs Sandboxie Plus opinions
      Most users think Windows Sandbox is a great alternative to Sandboxie Plus.
      Chaanakya Sandboxie - once a great program is now extremely buggy in the latest Windows 10. Windows Sandbox while it is a light VM just works out of the box and is meant to be used as a Sandbox.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

      3
      soulrain Windows Sandbox has way more requirements that make it unviable for a lot of users. From the official site: "Prerequisites for using the feature Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise Insider build 18305 or later AMD64 architecture Virtualization capabilities enabled in BIOS At least 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended) At least 1 GB of free disk space (SSD recommended) At least 2 CPU cores (4 cores with hyperthreading recommended)"
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      -1
      you are not able to use you own original windows apps and software. Totally useless, one of those Microsoft control freak software.
      Negative comment 2 months ago

      0


    6. Interactive malware hunting service. Any environments ready for live testing most type of threats. Without install. Without waiting.
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      Any.Run vs Sandboxie Plus opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      BarnMTB Any.Run is an online service focused on running a software in their environment and get behavioral reports for analyzing whether a software is a malware or not.
      Negative comment 5 months ago

      0
    7. Based on well documented certified safe and secure Windows built-in security subsystems. Compatible with all current Windows versions from Windows Vista SP1 to Windows 10 and doesn't require frequent updates. Supports 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Mbox introduces a novel sandbox usage model; when executing a program in the sandbox, Mbox prevents programs from modifying the host filesystem while giving them the impression that they are in fact making those modifications.

      Discontinued

      Last update on 26 May 2014 https://github.com/tsgates/mbox/commits/master

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      • Windows
      Sandboxing software for Windows OS WinJail is full implementation of chroot, with additional features like "copy-on-write" mechanism applied to chroot'ed files, additional registry based chroot, and more.
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      • Windows
      BUFFERZONE is a patented containment solution that isolates threats to defend endpoints from malware, zero-days, ransomware, drive-bys and more.
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      BufferZone vs Sandboxie Plus opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is not for the common user for protection. As stated on their website, "BUFFERZONE is available to Enterprise companies only.". You must request a demo first.
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

      2
      Supported technology. restarted as an enterprise solution in 2015 and supports the latest W10 64bit and Windows 7 32/64.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

      -1
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