The Web Blocker Alternatives

    The Web Blocker is described as 'A free Internet Parental Control Program! Block any site with one click of a button' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to The Web Blocker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPad, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Qustodio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try FamilyShield or Dns Angel. Other great apps like The Web Blocker are DansGuardian (Free, Open Source), Screen Time (Free), Pluckeye (Free Personal) and NxFilter (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

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

      Discontinued

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

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    3. It will aid in protecting your family from inappropriate websites, blocking them automatically.
    4. 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.

      Discontinued

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

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    5. With Screen Time, you can access real-time reports about how much time you spend on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and set limits for what you want to manage.


    6. Pluckeye is a filter designed with compulsive users of porn in mind. When Pluckeye is first installed, all images on the Internet are blocked.
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    7. NxFilter is a freeware web filtering software controlling user activity on Internet. You can monitor Internet usage in your network and block user request for websites with NxFilter.
    8. Your source for internet parental control software - monitoring and protecting your children with Child Control web filter and computer time limit and Internet timer.
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    9. ApateDNS™ is a tool for controlling DNS responses though an easy-to-use GUI. As a phony DNS server, ApateDNS spoofs DNS responses to a user-specified IP address by listening on UDP port 53 on the local machine. ApateDNS also automatically sets the local DNS to localhost.
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      GateSentry is a cross-platform proxy server with content filtering capabilities, user authentication system and data consumption statistics. It's built with Golang and free to use.

      Discontinued

      The developers have not updated GateSentry for three years.
      http://gatesentryfilter.abdullahirfan.com/

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