uBlock Origin Alternatives for Mac

    uBlock Origin is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is AdGuard, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to uBlock Origin and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to uBlock Origin are uMatrix (Free, Open Source), Ghostery (Freemium), AdBlock (Free, Open Source) and Disconnect (Paid, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 24, 2021

      • 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!.
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      AdGuard vs uBlock Origin opinions
      Almost everyone thinks AdGuard is a great alternative to uBlock Origin.
      GitCodeDestroyer It can block all ads from all apps and browsers. I love it!
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      jnjn uses the same filter lists as uBlock Origin
      Positive comment 12 months ago

      3
      RogueScholar Very friendly UI and desktop app for Windows offers whole-system ad blocking.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

      1
      It is the only one that blocked all ads.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

      2
    1. Point & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc. uMatrix: A point-and-click matrix-based firewall, with many privacy-enhancing tools.

      Discontinued

      The repository has been archived and the development has been stopped. https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uMatrix-issues/issues/291

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      uMatrix vs uBlock Origin opinions
      Most users think uMatrix is a great alternative to uBlock Origin.
      the high degree of specific control.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Ghostery sees the invisible web - tags, web bugs, pixels and beacons. Ghostery tracks the trackers and gives you a roll-call of the ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity.
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      Ghostery vs uBlock Origin opinions
      Some users think Ghostery is a great alternative to uBlock Origin, some don't.
      Ghostery blocks trackers, not ads
      Top negative comment  almost 6 years ago

      5
      distantignition Ghostery tells you when a website is requesting private information (and offers to block the request). uBlock prevents advertisements from loading.
      Negative comment over 4 years ago

      3
      guitarzan Some overlap, but Ghostery is focused more on privacy and uBlock more on usability
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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      It blocks trackers like uBlock Origin does
      Positive comment almost 6 years ago

      -6
      Doesn't block ads. Protect privacy.
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago

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    2. AdBlock stops ads, improves browser speeds, and protects you online. Your browser is automatically updated with additions to the filter: just click Install, then visit your favorite website and see the ads disappear.
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      Some users think AdBlock is a great alternative to uBlock Origin, some don't.
    3. Disconnect was founded in 2011 by former Google engineers and a consumer- and privacy-rights attorney. We develop award-winning, user-friendly privacy and security software in San Francisco, California.
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      Almost everyone thinks Disconnect is a great alternative to uBlock Origin.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Chrome OS
      • iPad
      • UC Browser
      • Vivaldi Browser
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Yandex.Browser
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Block ads, trackers and malicious websites on all your devices. Get in-depth analytics about your Internet traffic. Protect your privacy and bypass censorship. Shield your kids from adult content.
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    4. Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can optionally invoke extensions to block additional sites by category.
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    5. No coin is a tiny browser extension aiming to block coin miners such as Coinhive.

      Discontinued

      The latest release was in February 2018 and the GitHub repository has been archived by the owner.

    6. Lightweight Ad-Blocker and Privacy Protector for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome .
    7. Better makes the web safer, lighter, and faster by blocking tracking and other malicious web content, enforcing the principles of the Ethical Design Manifesto. How is Better different? • Blocks tracking scripts, tracking pixels, and behavioural advertising.
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