Adguard AdBlocker browser extension, see review on Medium.
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Pro Easy to use
Get the paid version which you can try completly free for two weeks.
Pro Easy to use but also provides top notch protection
Not complex. However, the protection makes it seem like it is.
Pro Offers an operating system-level solution in addition to per-browser extensions
While most ad blockers can only help you while viewing web pages and only in one specific browser inside which they're installed, AdGuard offers a Windows application which runs in the background of your system and blocks ads on all browsers and native applications from only a single process.
Pro Stealth mode
offers options to prevent user tracking like
- removing url tracking parameters
- disable browsing api (webrtc, push, location)
- remove/modify identifying browser request headers
Pro Option to allow useful ads
Pro Split VPN Tunneling compatible
You can run AdGuard for your adblocking, and another VPN service at the same time.
Like any browser extension, it slows down your browser.
Con Unable to be able to use a VPN when using this software concurrently.
This is because of how the filtering and blocking process on almost all non-root block options amongst apps work.
The app makes use of the VPN protocol locally to block ads and thus you won't be able to use a VPN at the same time.
It not really nice to route all your sensible data through their servers.
Con Just a browser addon
It is just a browser addon so it will only work with the supported browsers and you have to install it for all browsers separately.
Con Blocks some websites