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SquidMan Alternatives for Windows

SquidMan is not available for Windows but there are a few alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Squid, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked seven alternatives to SquidMan and four of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to SquidMan are Polipo, CacheGuard-OS and Lusca.

SquidMan alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be Ad Blockers or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SquidMan.
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  • Mac

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    Squid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenSolaris
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD
    22 alternatives to Squid 

    Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator.

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    Polipo

    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to 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 Junkbuster, Privoxy or WWWOFFLE. As Polipo has much more refined HTTP support, it doesnt impose the speed tax usually...

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    From the official website, "Polipo is obsolete.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."

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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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  4. Lusca

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to Lusca 

    Lusca is a fork of the Squid -2 development tree. The Lusca project aims to fix the shortcomings in the Squid-2 codebase whilst maintaining the the Squid-2 functionality and stability.

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