TinyProxy Alternatives

    TinyProxy is described as 'Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports transparent and reverse proxying'. There are more than 10 alternatives to TinyProxy for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is AdGuard, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TinyProxy are Squid (Free, Open Source), Acrylic DNS Proxy (Free, Open Source), Varnish (Free, Open Source) and Træfik (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

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      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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      This alternative is disputed. AdGuard is still a legitimate alternative to TinyProxy, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      it is an ad blocking program not something made for forwarding websites like tinyproxy.
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      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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    1. Acrylic is a local DNS proxy for Windows which improves the performance of your computer by caching the responses coming from your DNS servers and helps you fight unwanted ads through a custom HOSTS file.
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    2. Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art HTTP application accelerator. You can install it on your HTTP server and it makes your application more accessible. The open source community for the fastest web accelerator in the known universe.
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    3. Træfik is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper, etc.) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically.
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    4. HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers.
    5. This project comes as a pre-built docker image that enables you to easily forward to your websites running at home or otherwise, including free SSL, without having to know too much about Nginx or Letsencrypt.
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    6. For those who have not yet been introduced, meet the Proxomitron: a free, highly flexible, user-configurable, small but very powerful, local HTTP web-filtering proxy.


      Last version, 4.5, released on June 2003, is still downloadable from the official website

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      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.
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    7. 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.


      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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