hosts VS uBlock

Compare hosts vs uBlock and see what are their differences.

hosts

🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories. (by StevenBlack)

uBlock

uBlock Origin - An efficient blocker for Chromium and Firefox. Fast and lean. (by gorhill)
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hosts uBlock
179 1724
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9.4 9.8
8 days ago 14 days ago
Python JavaScript
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
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Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

hosts

Posts with mentions or reviews of hosts. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-17.

uBlock

Posts with mentions or reviews of uBlock. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-21.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hosts and uBlock you can also consider the following projects:

brave-core - Core engine for the Brave browser for Android, Linux, macOS, Windows. For issues https://github.com/brave/brave-browser/issues

Spotify-Ad-Blocker - EZBlocker - A Spotify Ad Blocker for Windows

bromite - Bromite a Chromium fork with ad blocking and privacy enhancements; take back your browser!

uMatrix - uMatrix: Point and click matrix to filter net requests according to source, destination and type

duckduckgo-privacy-extension - DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials browser extension for Firefox, Chrome.

ClearUrls

bypass-paywalls-chrome - Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.

Pi-hole - A black hole for Internet advertisements

ClearURLs-Addon - ClearURLs is an add-on based on the new WebExtensions technology and will automatically remove tracking elements from URLs to help protect your privacy.

ungoogled-chromium - Google Chromium, sans integration with Google

blitz-app-adblock - Simple and quick patcher that blocks ads/trackers on the Blitz.gg desktop application.

bypass-paywalls-firefox - Bypass Paywalls for Firefox