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squidGuard is described as 'URL redirector software, which can be used for content control of websites users can access. It is written as a plug-in for Squid and uses blacklists to define sites for which access is redirected' and is a parental control tool in the home & family category. There are more than 25 alternatives to squidGuard for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and Linux. The best alternative is Pluckeye. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FamilyShield or E2Guardian. Other great apps like squidGuard are Qustodio, Norton Family, BrowseControl and DNS Redirector.

squidGuard alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be Internet Filters or DNS Resolvers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of squidGuard.
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  1. Pluckeye icon

    Pluckeye

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    52 alternatives to Pluckeye 

    Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.

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  2. Qustodio icon

    Qustodio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    76 alternatives to Qustodio 

    Qustodio helps parents protect their kids online. See how they use the Internet, set healthy access limits, and protect against dangerous or inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators.

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  3. Norton Family icon

    Norton Family

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    69 alternatives to Norton Family 

    Norton Online Family protects your kids from online predators by allowing you to understand what your kids are really doing online and spot potential dangers before they become problems

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  4. FamilyShield icon

    FamilyShield

    63 alternatives to FamilyShield 

    FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

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    Discontinued

    Not a separate product anymore, it's now part of the OpenDNS icon OpenDNS offer.

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  5. E2Guardian icon

    E2Guardian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to E2Guardian 

    e2guardian is an Open Source web content filter, It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, request header and URL filtering, etc. It does not purely filter based on a banned list of sites.

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    BrowseControl

    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    52 alternatives to BrowseControl 

    BrowseControl is an agent-based web filter that blocks websites based on URLs and categories. Internet use quotas can be set based on schedules and timers. Includes a port filter and Windows application blocker.

    Central management console makes controlling employee internet access for your entire business as easy as a few clicks.
  7. DNS Redirector icon

    DNS Redirector

    • Windows
    24 alternatives to DNS Redirector 

    Runs as a Windows service, supports any TCP/IP device. Display a blocked page as result of any domain name matched in the keywords list. Prevent installation of file sharing/P2P clients, spyware, or other malicious software - a technique referred to as DNS sinkhole or blackhole.

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    DansGuardian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    38 alternatives to DansGuardian 

    DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Solaris. It filters the actual content of pages based on many methods including phrase matching, PICS filtering and URL filtering.

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    Discontinued

    Latest update in 2012: https://sourceforge.net/projects/dansguardian/files/

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    HomeGuard Activity Monitor

    • Windows
    72 alternatives to HomeGuard Activity Monitor 

    HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline. Once installed HomeGuard will silently and automatically block all pornographic and inappropriate content online and record detailed website activity including...

    HomeGuard Pro
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    CacheGuard-OS

    • Windows
    • VirtualBox
    • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Proxmox Virtual Environment
    134 alternatives to CacheGuard-OS 

    All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product. Once installed on a virtual or hardware machine, CacheGuard OS turns it into a powerful Web...

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