nextdns VS NetGuard

Compare nextdns vs NetGuard and see what are their differences.


NextDNS CLI client (DoH Proxy) (by nextdns)


A simple way to block access to the internet per app (by M66B)
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nextdns NetGuard
319 40
1,482 3,566
3.6% -
8.7 7.0
6 days ago 15 days ago
Go Java
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of nextdns. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-04.


Posts with mentions or reviews of NetGuard. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-22.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing nextdns and NetGuard you can also consider the following projects:

AdGuardHome - Network-wide ads & trackers blocking DNS server

blokada - The official repo for Blokada for Android and iOS.

blahdns - A small hobby ads block dns project with doh, dot, dnscrypt support.

dnscrypt-proxy - dnscrypt-proxy 2 - A flexible DNS proxy, with support for encrypted DNS protocols.

tracker-control-android - TrackerControl: monitor and control trackers and ads.

Pi-hole - A black hole for Internet advertisements


Unbound - Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver.

AdguardBrowserExtension - AdGuard browser extension

Technitium DNS Server - Technitium DNS Server

mullvadvpn-app - The Mullvad VPN client app for desktop and mobile