When comparing AdBlock Plus vs Momentum, the Slant community recommends AdBlock Plus for most people. In the question“What are the best Chrome add-ons?” AdBlock Plus is ranked 17th while Momentum is ranked 22nd.
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Pro Free & Open Source
Pro Blocks a wide selection of annoying ads
Video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, flashy banners, pop-ups, pop-unders and much more.
Pro Beautiful design
Momentum has a different, beautiful background image each day. It displays the time, a welcoming message and a reminder in the middle of the page and hides all other functionality out of focus.
Pro Inspirational quote
Momentum shows you a new inspirational quote, once a day.
Pro Reminds of the day's goal
Momentum asks the user what's the focus of the day and then shows that information is each time a new tab is opened.
Pro Provides with weather information
Current temperature and weather conditions are shown in the top-right corner.
Pro Built-in to-do list
Momentum has a simple to-do list that can be accessed from the bottom-right corner of the page.
Con Users automatically opted in to whitelist
AdBlock+ has an automatic whitelist when installed that allows certain advertisers through the blocking mechanism. The fact that these advertisers pay for this privilege makes this particular scenario rife with conflict of interest.
Con Uses too much RAM
AdBlock+ tends to use a lot of memory, which has been documented in many use cases as well as admitted by AdBlock themselves. Considering there are alternatives out there that can block ads successfully with half the RAM usage as AdBlock, one has to wonder why this is a problem specific to AdBock.
Con Some basic features not free
It costs to use features like changing the background manually.
Con 4K images not available
When accessed from a 4K display, the images will be bad quality.
Con Can't be customized
There are no customization options. Existing items can't be turned off.
Con Can't add bookmarks
You can't add bookmarks to it