URL Classification Alternatives

    URL Classification is described as 'Provides URL Classification services to: Parental control, Adtech, ISPs, DSPs. Providing online API or offline database in 170 total categories. We provide different solutions to each industry: 1. Parental control/DSPs - Allows to block/report inappropriate sites' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 25 alternatives to URL Classification for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Qustodio. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Google Family Link or FamilyShield. Other great apps like URL Classification are Norton Family (Paid), Dns Angel (Free), CacheGuard-OS (Paid) and HomeGuard Activity Monitor (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 16, 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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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Internet Explorer
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Opera
      • Firefox
      Norton Online Family protects your kids from online predators by allowing you to understand what your kids are really doing online and spot potential dangers before they become problems


    2. Help your family create healthy digital habits Whether your children are younger or in their teens, the Family Link app lets you set digital ground rules to help guide them as they learn, play, and explore online.
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    3. 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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    4. It will aid in protecting your family from inappropriate websites, blocking them automatically.


      • 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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    5. HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline.
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    6. 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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    7. 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.
    8. BrowseControl is an agent-based web filter that blocks websites based on URLs and categories. Internet use quotas can be set based on schedules and timers. Includes a port filter and Windows application blocker.
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