When comparing Tasker vs Blokada, the Slant community recommends Blokada for most people. In the question“What are the best Android apps?” Blokada is ranked 3rd while Tasker is ranked 7th.
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Pro Infinitely tweakable
Tasker has an impressive amount of triggers, actions, and parameters that can be used together in an incredible variety of ways. It can even accept scripts to follow instructions.
Pro Create powerful custom applications
Tasker has the ability to create custom applications, effectively replacing multiple installed apps in your phone with tasks that are triggered automatically. What's even better is that they will be custom tailored to fit your specific needs.
Pro Can adjust system software
With Root access it can also dabble with system software which other apps are not likely to achieve at the moment.
Pro Export tasks as standalone apps
Tasker allows exporting workflows you've created as standalone applications that can then be shared or even put on the Google Play store.
Pro Awesome plugin support
Tasker has awesome plugin support to connect with hardware that usually requires installing specific apps. For example, it has a plugin for Pebble smartwatch so that you can automate tasks that require using Pebble.
Pro Purchase only once
The dev does not keep bringing out revised apps expecting you to pay each and every time; the same app has been developed consistently for nearly a decade.
Pro Free and open source
Pro Great features
Blokada works across all of your apps, not only the browser! It doesn't require root, supports both wifi and mobile networks, and is perfectly safe and simple to use. Just turn it on, and it will do the job silently!
Pro Block Ads
Blokada efficiently blocks ads, tracking and malware. It saves your data plan, makes your device faster and protects your privacy.
Pro No ROOT require
Con Steep learning curve
Tasker lacks good documentation or tutorials, which is important as the learning curve is very high if you want to use its advance features where this app actually shines.
Con Awful user interface
While it's incredibly powerful, Tasker's user interface is counter-intuitive, confusing, and just plain clunky at every turn.
Con Cannot use with VPN
Because Blokada works by using an internal VPN to act as a filter, it is not possible to use Blokada if you're using an actual VPN.