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    Self-Destructing Cookies Alternatives

    Self-Destructing Cookies is described as 'Fix the web. Gets rid of a site's cookies and LocalStorage as soon as you close its tabs. Protects against trackers and zombie-cookies. Trustworthy services can be whitelisted' and is a popular Cookie Manager in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Self-Destructing Cookies for a variety of platforms, including Firefox, Windows, Linux, Mac and Pale Moon. The best alternative is Cookie AutoDelete, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Self-Destructing Cookies are Cookiebro (Free), Forget Me Not (Free, Open Source), Cookies Exterminator (Free, Open Source) and CookieBlock (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 18, 2022
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    Fix the web. Gets rid of a site's cookies and LocalStorage as soon as you close its tabs. Protects against trackers and...
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      Control your cookies! This extension is inspired by Self-Destructing Cookies. When a tab closes, any cookies not being used are automatically deleted. Prevent tracking by other cookies and add only the ones you trust.
      Almost everyone thinks Cookie AutoDelete is a great alternative to Self-Destructing Cookies.
    1. With Cookiebro you can manage/filter/block browser cookies that can be used to track you online. Cookiebro can remove unwanted cookies regardless of their origin (websites or WebExtension requests).


    2. Make the browser forget website data like cookies, local storage, etc, except for the data you want to keep by adding domains to a whitelist, graylist, blacklist, or redlist.
    3. Cookies Exterminator automatically erases cookies, localStorage and IndexedDB objects when they are no longer used by open browser tabs. You don't need to use any blacklists and be concerned about how they are up to date - the unwanted data will be removed on the fly.
    4. CookieBlock is a browser extension that allows you to automatically remove cookies that do not respect your privacy. Through the use of advanced machine-learning technology, it categorizes cookies into four distinct purposes.


    5. Vanilla Cookie Manager is a whitelist manager that helps protect your privacy. Automatically removes unwanted cookies.

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      The extension is no longer developed. Last version, 1.4.0, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from the Chrome Web Store.

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      Get in control of your privacy automatically deleting the unused cookies created in each tab when you close it.
      Tab Cookies vs Self-Destructing Cookies opinions
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      xlin It's function is most comparable to that of Self-Destructing Cookies.
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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    6. Get rid of a site's cookies as soon as you close its tabs. Protects against trackers and zombie-cookies. Trustworthy services can be whitelisted.
    7. Delete cookies from specified domains (black-list) or delete cookies not in the specified domains (white-list). This can be done on-demand or automatically at shutdown.

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      The extension is no longer updated since 2011 and it doesn't work on Firefox 57 or newer. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      Alternative to the standard Cookie Manager provided by Netscape and Mozilla browsers.
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