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TinyProxy Alternatives for Windows

TinyProxy is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is AdGuard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to TinyProxy and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TinyProxy are Squid, Acrylic DNS Proxy, Proxomitron and Polipo.

TinyProxy alternatives are mainly Ad Blockers but may also be Firewalls or Reverse Proxy Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TinyProxy.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Tinyproxy is a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems. It is free software, and supports...

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    AdGuard

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Vivaldi Browser
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Yandex.Browser
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    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!.

    Very good app for blocking ads. Use it!
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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.

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    it is an ad blocking program not something made for forwarding websites like tinyproxy.

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  2. Squid icon

    Squid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted
    • Solaris
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenSolaris
    • NetBSD
    • OpenBSD

    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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  3. 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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    Proxomitron

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

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

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    Polipo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

    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

    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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    Proximodo

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Proximodo is a loopback proxy server, seemingly a fork of proxomitron though likely abandonware. Unlike Proxomitron its developer is not existentially challenged. Additionally Proximodo can use Proxomitron filters. Unfortunately it does not support SSL connections.

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    WinGate

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    WinGate Proxy Server is a highly capable integrated Proxy server, firewall and email server designed for access control, security and communications needs. What you do get is all the features of Standard license for 3 concurrent users.

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  9. Lusca

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

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