XName Alternatives

    XName is described as 'This Free DNS hosting service is provided to help people that don't want to lose time and money with providers not always reactive to DNS changes' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to XName for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac, Windows and Android. The best alternative is NameCoin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like XName are No-IP (Freemium), FreeDNS (Freemium), Dynu Dynamic DNS (Free) and Dyn (Paid).

    This page was last updated Mar 30, 2021

    1. Namecoin is a distributed domain name system based on the Bitcoin technology. Namecoin extends Bitcoin to add transactions for registering, updating and transferring domain names.
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      completely different function
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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      No-IP allows you to create up to 3 free Dynamics DNS hosts for private use. You will need to register for a free account, and either update your IP address via their web interface or download their Windows client.
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    2. Free DNS, Dynamic DNS, Static DNS services; 5 free shared hostnames, use anywhere; Unlimited number of domains per account (yes really); Free subdomain hosting, free domain hosting, free backup dns, reverse IPv6 DNS hosting (forward/reverse); Free URL redirection [web...
    3. Dynu offers free dynamic DNS service for yourname.dynu.com and yourname.com. It has a simple API(update URL) and offers free update client software.
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    4. Using Dyn’s dynamic DNS eliminates the headache and human error associated with tracking ever-changing IP addresses and allows you to avoid the alternative of purchasing pricey static IPs. Dynamic DNS Pro costs 55 USD annually for 30 dynamic hosts

      Discontinued

      This service was discontinued and replaced by Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in May of 2020.



    5. Free DNS, Managed DNS and DDoS Protected DNS hosting with included web redirects, mail forwards and Round-Robin load balancing. Instant updates in Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia.
    6. BuddyNS is the fastest-to-synchronize DNS service on the Internet. Whenever you add or modify records for your domain name, BuddyNS synchronizes within 10 minutes, or immediately with SyncNOW!. As a comparison, most alternative services synchronize in one to twelve hours.
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    7. Free DNS service for the self-reliant people who want to experiment on their own, or keep all their zones in a single place. Primary and secondary name server, automatic reloads every 15 minutes, SRV, TXT and IPv6 support, and feature of web redirections / frames.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      Free and simple DDNS service.
    8. Neustar UltraDNS provides a secure and reliable managed DNS service to help businesses enable and protect their online presence. UltraDNS ensures 100% website availability and optimal performance, with built-in security for superior protection that is scalable to future demands.
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