Trace Alternatives

    Trace is described as 'open source web extension which has been built from the ground up to be an easy privacy toolkit for the browser' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Trace for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Google Chrome, iPhone, iPad and Firefox. The best alternative is uBlock Origin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Trace are Adblock Plus (Free, Open Source), Privacy Badger (Free, Open Source), uMatrix (Free, Open Source) and Ghostery (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Sep 9, 2021

    1. A free analysis tool to check if a website is disguising third-party trackers as first-party trackers. What is this all about?
    2. Content blocker for iOS and OS X.
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    3. Our new Ads Transparency Spotlight (Alpha) extension for Chrome is part of our ongoing initiative to give people more visibility into the data used to personalize ads and more control over that data.
    4. Just as webpages grew bloated with ads, so too have ad blockers grown bloated with little-used filtering rules and features that sap their would-be speed and hog your computer or device’s disk space, CPU cycles, and memory.
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    5. Shelblock is an extension that allows you to disable tracking, block unwanted ads and protects you from malware. More powerful than any other ad-blocker, it secures your navigation, your search browser and applications.

    6. Content blocker for Safari and iOS 9.


      The official website is no longer available and the app is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0, released in September 2015, can be still downloaded from the Appstore.

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    7. Fast and memory efficient content blocking Chrome extension - helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination. Detailed stats - requests count, size etc.

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    8. Control. Protection. Privacy. Privacy is now one click away! RedMorph provides an easy to use extension that couples all the features of an adblocker, tracker blocker, encrypted proxy, and content filter.
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    9. Ultimate blocker which says no to every network packet until you explicitly allow it.
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    10. BlockParty - Safari Content Blocker for OSX. - Currently blocks content from annoying ad networks on all sites thereby loading pages super fast. - Useful for data-capped, international roaming connections. - Blocking rules are at RediffBlock/blockerList.json.
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