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Stands is described as 'Change the way you experience the web and stand up for what you believe in: Block ads and online trackers for much cleaner and private browsing. Let just a few ads appear on every site - and the ads will also sponsor the charity you choose to support' and is a Ad Blocker in the web browsers category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Stands for a variety of platforms, including Google Chrome, Firefox, Mac, Windows and iPhone. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Stands are AdGuard, Adblock Plus, uMatrix and NextDNS.

Stands alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be DNS Resolvers or Privacy Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Stands.
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  1. uBlock Origin icon

    uBlock Origin

    • Microsoft Edge
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Pale Moon
    • Thunderbird
    • Opera
    • Node.JS
    • Chromium
    • Firefox
    99 alternatives to uBlock Origin 

    An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean.

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    1.  LightweightuBlock Origin consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Privacy focuseduBlock Origin is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Block TrackersuBlock Origin has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    4.  No TrackinguBlock Origin will not track you or use your personal data.
    5.  Dark ModeuBlock Origin supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    uBlock Origin vs Stands opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    ericwaters

    Although it blocks ads very well, uBlock Origin does not make charitable contributions.

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  2. AdGuard icon

    AdGuard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    101 alternatives to AdGuard 

    AdGuard is the best way to get rid of intrusive ads and online tracking, and to protect your computer from malware. Make your web surfing faster, safer and more comfortable with AdGuard!.

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    1.  Block TrackersAdGuard has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    2.  Dark ModeAdGuard supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Very good app for blocking ads. Use it!
    Very simple design and good UX.
    Easy to customize.
    AdGuard vs Stands opinions
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    It simply works better than standard adblockers on Firefox. That said, Stands Fair is the best one I've used... pity it's only available for Chrome based browsers.

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  3. Adblock Plus icon

    Adblock Plus

    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Internet Explorer
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    105 alternatives to Adblock Plus 

    Adblock Plus is a free extension that allows you to - among other things - block annoying ads, disable tracking and block domains known to spread malware.

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    1.  No TrackingAdblock Plus will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Ad-freeAdblock Plus doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Block TrackersAdblock Plus has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    Adding a filter
    List of blockable items
    Blocking an image ad
    Adblock Plus vs Stands opinions
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    ericwaters

    Although it blocks ads very well, Adblock Plus does not make charitable contributions.

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  4. uMatrix icon

    uMatrix

    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Brave
    • Firefox
    73 alternatives to uMatrix 

    Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc.

    Discontinued

    The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped. https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uMatrix-issues/issues/291

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    uMatrix vs Stands opinions
    pros, cons and recent comments
    ericwaters

    This is a script blocker, not a ad blocker.

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  5. NextDNS icon

    NextDNS

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • BSD
    • iPad
    • UC Browser
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Ubiquiti UniFi
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • OpenWrt
    • Opera
    • Alpine Linux
    • pfSense
    • Firefox
    • DD-WRT
    124 alternatives to NextDNS 

    NextDNS protects you from all kinds of security threats, blocks ads and trackers on websites and in apps and provides a safe and supervised Internet for kids — on all devices and on all networks.

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    1.  No LogsNextDNS doesn't keep any logs of your activities.
    2.  Privacy focusedNextDNS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Block TrackersNextDNS has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    4.  Malware AnalysisNextDNS can inspect a suspicious file or URL to detect potential threats.
    5.  Distraction-freeNextDNS has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    6.  Ad-freeNextDNS doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    AdAway

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    84 alternatives to AdAway 

    An ad blocker that uses the hosts file. The hosts file contains a list of mappings between hostnames and IP addresses. When an app requests an ad, that request is directed to 127.0.0.1 which does nothing.

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    1.  Dark ModeAdAway supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  7. SponsorBlock icon

    SponsorBlock

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    66 alternatives to SponsorBlock 

    SponsorBlock is an open-source crowdsourced browser extension and open API for skipping sponsor segments in YouTube videos. Users submit when a sponsor happens from the extension, and the extension automatically skips sponsors it knows about using a privacy preserving query...

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  8. AdBlock icon

    AdBlock

    • Mac
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Firefox
    87 alternatives to AdBlock 

    We built AdBlock to provide a worry-free and distraction-free Internet experience for everyone. It is used by tens of millions of users worldwide on all major browsers in more than 30 languages. Created by Michael Gundlach in 2009, AdBlock is now one of the most popular browser...

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    1.  Block TrackersAdBlock has a feature to block trackers from tracking you.
    AdBlock vs Stands opinions
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    ericwaters

    Although it blocks ads very well, AdBlock does not make charitable contributions.

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  9. Unified hosts file with base extensions icon

    Unified hosts file with base extensions

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    79 alternatives to Unified hosts file with base extensions 

     Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

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    1.  Built-in VPNUnified hosts file with base extensions has a built-in VPN feature that enhances your privacy and allows you to browse the web from anywhere.
    2.  Privacy focusedUnified hosts file with base extensions is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    3.  Root requiredRequires root to use Unified hosts file with base extensions, mainly relevant for Android apps.
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      Bluhell Firewall

      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      60 alternatives to Bluhell Firewall 

      All we know the availability of popular AdBlockers lying around... but frankly, these are too bloated with several features and options which most of us don't use beyond the defaults. So, this extension was made for those of us who don't care about all that stuff but...

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      1.  LightweightBluhell Firewall consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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