Alternatives to Squid for all platforms with any license

  • Privoxy

    Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • It accomplishes the same thing except for one feature: the caching aspect. Guest • Aug 2015 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • squid increases speed by storing caching specific http, curl requests. Guest • Feb 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • No caching function. Primary usage of squid. Guest • Nov 2016 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Squid is a caching proxy. Privoxy is a non-caching software. There is no overlap in the use-cases for those types of software. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • Varnish

    Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art HTTP application accelerator. You can install it on your HTTP server and it makes your application more accessible. ...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Pi-hole

    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.

    Free Open Source Linux CentOS Fedora Ubuntu Debian ... Raspbian Raspberry Pi

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  • Polipo

    A small and fast caching web proxy (a web cache, an HTTP proxy, a proxy server). Polipo can be used in place of ad-filtering, privacy-enhancing proxies such as...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued From the official website, "Polipo is obsolete. When it was first written, Polipo was probably the best HTTP proxy available. Since then, the web protocols have changed, and Polipo hasn't kept up — it has no support for HTTP/2.0 or the WebSocket protocol. Polipo will no longer be maintained."
  • Artica Proxy

    Artica Proxy is an appliance that claim to manage Squid-cache proxy with all features that Squid Cache provides. With the Artica Web interface you can monitor, manage...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • TinyProxy

    Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports transparent and reverse proxying.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Proxomitron

    For those who have not yet been introduced, meet the Proxomitron: a free, highly flexible, user-configurable, small but very powerful, local HTTP web-filtering proxy. ...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Last version, 4.5, released on June 2003, is still downloadable from the official website
  • Proximodo

    Proximodo is a loopback proxy server, seemingly a fork of proxomitron though likely abandonware. Unlike Proxomitron its developer is not existentially challenged....

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • CacheGuard-OS

    CacheGuard OS is an Appliance oriented Operating System dedicated to Web traffic Security and Optimization.

    Free Open Source Windows VirtualBox VMware vSphere Hypervisor Microsoft Hyper-V Server Proxmox Virtual Environment

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  • GlimmerBlocker

    The problem with other ad-blockers for Safari is that they are implemented as awful hacks: as an InputManager and/or ApplicationEnhancer. This compromises the stability...

    Free Open Source Mac Safari

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 1.6.6, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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  • Apache Traffic Server

    Formerly a commercial product, Yahoo! donated it to the Apache Foundation, and it is now an Apache TLP. Caching Improve your response time, while reducing server...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux Self-Hosted FreeBSD

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    • ATS has an event driven architecture where as Squid runs single-threaded. ATS scales much better than Squid. Guest • Apr 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • JanaServer (Jana)

    Http, Ftp, Gopher und Https Proxy. Mit Http- Email Server und Real Player Proxy. The JanaServer 2 is amongst other things a proxy server, that makes it possible for...

    Free Personal Windows

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For Windows?

Comment by Artemp
about Squid · Oct 2013 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

No open source proxy server alternative for Windows? :(

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