Alternatives to ZoneAlarm Free Firewall for all platforms with any license

  • Little Snitch

    Little Snitch is a firewall application that monitors and controls outbound internet traffic.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Comodo Free Firewall

    Secure your system against internal attacks such as Trojan viruses / malicious software and external attacks by hackers. Safeguard your personal data through a simple...

    Free Windows

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  • TinyWall

    TinyWall is a free software to harden and control the advanced firewall built into Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. TinyWall includes a combination of features...

    Free Windows

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  • Gufw

    Gufw is an easy, intuitive way to manage your Linux firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Privatefirewall

    This personal firewall and intrusion detection application provides comprehensive online security. It constantly monitors your PC for intrusion and reports any findings...

    • Discontinued Software unavailable at official site but still available through download sites.

    Free Windows

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  • Windows Firewall Notifier

    Windows Firewall Notifier (WFN) extends the default Windows embedded firewall behavior, allowing to visualize and handle incoming or outgoing connections. Features: ...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • OpenSnitch

    OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Windows 10 Firewall Control

    Windows 10 Firewall Control is a simple and exhaustive solution for applications network activity controlling and monitoring.

    • Windows firewall is only a basic firewall not worthy of protecting your online privacy when doing monetary business online or anything else. Basic firewall basic protection. Guest • Jun 2015 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ Windows

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  • CacheGuard-OS

    CacheGuard OS is an Appliance oriented Operating System dedicated to Web traffic Security and Optimization.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows VirtualBox VMware vSphere Hypervisor Microsoft Hyper-V Server Proxmox Virtual Environment

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ZoneAlarm Free Firewall Comments

Comment by monkeybear
about ZoneAlarm Free Firewall · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Report as spam

Previous versions were good, these days ZoneAlarm seems way too bloated... I'd pass.

Comment by peterstaack
about ZoneAlarm Free Firewall · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

Has a good pedigree, but I've found the latest builds to be a little heavy on the system resources (I was running it on older workstations), and opted for either the OS default firewall or a lighter product.

Comment by s0me0ne
about ZoneAlarm Free Firewall · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

I still use this, gets the job done, but I've yet to find a better alternative. The site shows a few but not many likes on them or enough info for me to switch yet.

Comment by 72dpi
about ZoneAlarm Free Firewall · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Just a note: Antiviruses, like AVG are not alternatives to firewalls like Zone Alarm. They're two different things. However, it doesn't seem to be any way to remove AVG from Zone Alarm's alternatives-list...?