Download Block Ads - Best Software & Apps

  • Adblock Plus for Chrome

    1.13.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customisable and powerful ad-blocking tool

    7
    1614 votes
    • PROS: Highly customisable ad blocker, Create own filters, or get ready-made, Block individual elements, Effective at only permiting "legitimate" ads
    • CONS: Can be over agressive at blocking
  • Adblock

    for Google Chrome 3.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    7
    1999 votes
    • PROS: Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS: May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • Adblock Plus

    0.9.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    A free program for windows, by Eyeo GmbH

    8
    20 votes
    • PROS: No effect on browser performance, Blocks ads, Unobtrusive, Easy to use
    • CONS: Misses some ads, Conflicts with PDF, Conflicts with other applications, Customization is limited
  • Adblock

    for Google Chrome 3.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows
    iPhone

    Block ads in Google Chrome

    7
    78 votes
    • PROS: Blocks almost everything, Blocks pre-ads in YouTube
    • CONS: May block some sites from working properly if not configured
  • Adblock Plus for Safari

    1.12.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Customisable and powerful ad-blocking tool

    6
    191 votes
    • PROS: Highly customisable ad blocker, Effective at only permiting "legitimate" ads, Create own filters, or get ready-made, Block individual elements
    • CONS: Can be over agressive at blocking
  • Adblock Plus for Chrome

    1.9.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Customisable and powerful ad-blocking tool

    8
    14 votes
    • PROS: Highly customisable ad blocker, Effective at only permiting "legitimate" ads, Block individual elements, Create own filters, or get ready-made
    • CONS: Can be over agressive at blocking
  • uBlock

    0.9.5.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Blocks ads better than Adblock Plus

    5
    92 votes
    • PROS: Blocks ads, Lots of block lists, Very configurable, Uses very little memory
    • CONS: None outstanding, Simple
  • Adblock Plus for Opera

    1.11

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Customisable and powerful ad-blocking tool

    7
    68 votes
    • PROS: Highly customisable ad blocker, Effective at only permiting "legitimate" ads, Create own filters, or get ready-made, Block individual elements
    • CONS: Can be over agressive at blocking
  • AdBlock Ultimate for Chrome

    2.16

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Browser Extension For Blocking Adverts

    10
    3 votes
    • PROS: Easy to install and works automatically, Blocks banner, video and Facebook adverts, Speeds up general web browser performance, Does not include built-in white-listed ads
    • CONS: Some ads may occasionally avoid detection, Infrequent pop-ups asking for feedback, Not compatible with other web browsers, Some websites request for it to be turned off
  • Safari AdBlock

    2.36.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Block ads in Safari

    5
    560 votes
    • PROS: Works immediately without configuration, No need to access System Preferences
    • CONS: Can't see what's blocked on each site
  • uBlock

    0.9.5.3-beta.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Blocks ads better than Adblock Plus

    8
    23 votes
    • PROS: Blocks ads, Lots of block lists, Very configurable, Uses very little memory
    • CONS: None outstanding, Simple
  • Unblock Youku for Chrome

    3.6.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Consume China-Restricted Web Content Outside the Chinese Mainland

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Browse Chinese web services outside China, Doesn’t block native ads
    • CONS: Has bugs – not the most seamless implementation, The extension could bring down your broadband speed
  • AdBlock Ultimate for Firefox

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free and improved ad blocker. Completely remove ALL ads. No "acceptable" ads or whitelists, block tracking, block malware!

    10
    2 votes
    • Adblock Mobile — best Ad Blocker to block ads

      3.2.16

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone

      A free program for iphone

      -
      No votes yet
      • Safari AdBlocker

        1.9.8.7

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Block pesky ads from popping-up in Safari

        4
        21 votes
        • PROS: Supports AdBlock Plus subscriptions, Installs automatically into Safari's Preferences
        • CONS: Doesn't work well with 32-bit machines, Console dialogs can become annoying
      • Adskip

        V1.0.429.9904

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Block video ads, pop-up ads , web ads and many annoying internet content.Protect user's privacy.

        10
        5 votes
        • Popup Blocker (strict)

          varies-with-device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Block intrusive pop up ads for free

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Blocks intrusive pop ups, Asks for permission
          • CONS: Can’t eliminate all pop ups, Only works with Chrome
        • Blockade - Block Porn, Inappropriate Content & Ads

          1.0.4

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          iPhone

          A full version program for iphone

          -
          No votes yet
          • Sponsored Ad Blocker

            1.0.0.1058

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Block sponsored ads from your internet browsing

            2
            10 votes
            • PROS: Free, No configuration needed, Enable and disable individual sites
            • CONS: Only works with Firefox, Doesn't always work
          • Targeted Advertising Cookie Opt-Out (TACO)

            Firefox Add-On 3.6.5

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Mac
            Windows

            Block targeted ads in Google, Yahoo and Microsoft services

            4
            3 votes
            • PROS: Prevents Google, Yahoo and Microsoft from targetting you with ads, Alerts you when a site attempts to track you, Other powerful blocking tools included
            • CONS: Wipes out all of your cookies, A little bloated
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          11.13.516147.5Windows
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          31.12.31915.6Mac
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          50.9.5.3924.8Windows
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