SwitchHosts Alternatives

    SwitchHosts is described as 'App for managing hosts file, it is based on Electron, React, UmiJS, Chakra UI, CodeMirror, etc'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SwitchHosts for Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is HostsMan, which is free. Other great apps like SwitchHosts are Gas Mask (Free, Open Source), HostsFileEditor (Free, Open Source), Auto Hosts (Free, Open Source) and HostAdmin (Free).

    This page was last updated May 12, 2021

    1. HostsMan is a freeware hosts file manager and editor. Built-in hosts file updater Enable/Disable hosts file Built-in hosts editor Scan hosts for errors, duplicates and possible hijacks Hosts file backup manager Exclusion list
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    2. Gas Mask is simple hosts file manager for Mac OS X. It allows editing of host files and switching between them.


    3. Easily edit and manage the hosts file for Windows ## Features * Cut, copy, paste, duplicate, enable, disable and move one or more entries at a time * Filter and sort when there are a large number of host entries * Enable and disable entire hostsfile from application or...
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    4. Hosts file are a useful redundancy when coupled with ad blockers like uBlock Origin and uMatrix - while debugging or 'Temporarily Allow All on this Site' with Noscript can open you up to underlying attacks or privacy intrusions.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Saving your time when you switch domain-IP mapping (Hosts file) between different environment. Awesome host file editor!.


    5. When an entry is toggled off, it is not commented out in the hosts file, but instead stored in the app's preferences storage. This means you will have to uncomment all your unused host entries and untoggle them in the prefpane if you want to use them.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      HostsXpert is an ultra-groovy Hosts file Manager, Editor and Helper-outter. Below you'll find a list of HostsXpert's functions. Just a Simple word of caution - Hosts files are not to be taken lightly -

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 4.4, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

    6. CWP Utilities automates the process of maintaining up-to-date and comprehensive hosts files, P2P block lists, and PAC filters, in order to block a variety of trackers, advertisements, malware and generally malicious activity, on a system-wide level.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      Hosts switcher allows you to change and reload your hosts file based on a simple template language.
      • FreeProprietary
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      A small tool to manage and switch host config using qt4 lib. It was tested in linux windows and mac os.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0, released in December 2011, can be still downloaded from Google Code Archive

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