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Windows Live Family Safety Alternatives

Windows Live Family Safety is described as 'Family Safety can help you manage your children's computer activity, including websites, games, and programs' and is a parental control tool in the home & family category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Windows Live Family Safety for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Cold Turkey, which is free. Other great apps like Windows Live Family Safety are Pluckeye, Qustodio, SelfControl and Norton Family.

Windows Live Family Safety alternatives are mainly Parental Control Tools but may also be Internet Filters or Anti Procrastination Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows Live Family Safety.
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  1. Cold Turkey icon

    Cold Turkey

    • Mac
    • Windows
    65 alternatives to Cold Turkey 

    Cold Turkey is a productivity program that you can use to temporarily block yourself off of popular social media sites, addicting websites and games so that you can get your work done!

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    This program only helps you block yourself from facebook and other popular social media.

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  2. Pluckeye icon

    Pluckeye

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    52 alternatives to Pluckeye 

    Pluckeye is a filter that bolsters self-control on the Internet.

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  3. Qustodio icon

    Qustodio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Kindle Fire
    76 alternatives to Qustodio 

    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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    SelfControl

    • Mac
    57 alternatives to SelfControl 

    SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add sites to your blacklist, and click "Start.

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    1.  Distraction-freeSelfControl has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Command line interfaceSelfControl either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
  5. Norton Family icon

    Norton Family

    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Internet Explorer
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    69 alternatives to Norton Family 

    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

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  6. FamilyShield icon

    FamilyShield

    63 alternatives to FamilyShield 

    FamilyShield, powered by OpenDNS, blocks adult websites from home computers for free, with no software to install.

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    Discontinued

    Not a separate product anymore, it's now part of the OpenDNS icon OpenDNS offer.

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    DansGuardian

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD
    38 alternatives to DansGuardian 

    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.

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    Discontinued

    Latest update in 2012: https://sourceforge.net/projects/dansguardian/files/

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  8. HomeGuard Activity Monitor icon

    HomeGuard Activity Monitor

    • Windows
    72 alternatives to HomeGuard Activity Monitor 

    HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline. Once installed HomeGuard will silently and automatically block all pornographic and inappropriate content online and record detailed website activity including...

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    NxFilter

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    55 alternatives to NxFilter 

    NxFilter is a freeware web filtering software controlling user activity on Internet. You can monitor Internet usage in your network and block user request for websites with NxFilter. It offers many features like Active Directory integration, User or Group based policy...

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  10. Salfeld Child Control icon

    Salfeld Child Control

    54 alternatives to Salfeld Child Control 

    Your source for internet parental control software - monitoring and protecting your children with Child Control web filter and computer time limit and Internet timer.

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