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    Hosts Editor Alternatives

    Hosts Editor is described as 'is small application for editing windows Hosts file' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are nine alternatives to Hosts Editor for Windows, Mac, Linux and Firefox. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like Hosts Editor are SwitchHosts (Free, Open Source), Gas Mask (Free, Open Source), BlueLife Hosts Editor (Free) and Auto Hosts (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 28, 2019
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    Hosts Editor is small application for editing windows Hosts file.
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      HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor.
    1. SwitchHosts is an App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc.


    2. Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.
    3. BlueLife Hosts Editor is a portable freeware hosts-file editor and allows you to easily add/delete, block, and update domain names to your hosts file.
    4. Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.


    5. Hosts File Editor makes it easy to change your hosts file as well as archive multiple versions for easy retrieval.
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      When an entry is toggled off, it is not commented out in the hosts file, but instead stored in the app's preferences storage. This means you will have to uncomment all your unused host entries and untoggle them in the prefpane if you want to use them.
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      HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

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      Hosts switcher allows you to change and reload your hosts file based on a simple template language.
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