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    What are the best simplewall alternatives?

    simplewall is described as 'Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer' and is a very popular Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to simplewall for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Pi-hole, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like simplewall are GlassWire, BiniSoft Windows Firewall Control, Portmaster and OpenSnitch.

    simplewall is mainly a Firewall but alternatives to it may also be Network Monitors or Ad Blockers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of simplewall.
    This page was last updated May 28, 2022
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.
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    1. Block ads for all your devices without the need to install client-side software. The Pi-hole blocks ads at the DNS-level, so all your devices are protected.
      Pi-hole vs simplewall opinions
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      Poncharelo Pi-hole is a nice network wide ad-blocker however it's not a firewall
      Negative comment 3 months ago

    2. GlassWire is a network security monitoring tool and analyzer that visualizes your network activity on an easy to use graph, alerts you of possible threats, manages your firewall, and more.
      GlassWire vs simplewall opinions
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      The graphs are a nice feature.. but it doesn't show ports that are being used, so that's a down.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    3. Windows Firewall Control is a powerful tool that extends the functionality of the Windows Firewall and provides new extra features that make Windows Firewall better.
    4. Portmaster is a free and open-source application firewall that puts you back in charge over all your computer's network connections.
    5. OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall.
      OpenSnitch vs simplewall opinions
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      GreenWalt simplewall equivalent for linux
      Positive comment over 1 year ago


    6. NetLimiter is an ultimate Internet traffic control and monitoring tool designed for Windows. You can use NetLimiter to set download/upload transfer rate limits for applications or even single connection and monitor their Internet traffic.
    7. TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports port(s), and many others! Gufw is powered by Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw).
    8. Firewall (iptables frontend), based on DroidWall which is no longer being developed. A paid "donate"-version with more features it advertised within the app.
    9. Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections.
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