What are the best firewalls for Windows

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  • GitHub repo simplewall

    Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.

    Simplewall is your best bet. It replaces the Windows firewall and lets you know exactly when programs make network requests.

  • GitHub repo firewall

    Ocitygate seems to match : https://github.com/ocitygate/firewall

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • GitHub repo portmaster-packaging

    Portmaster packages and installers

    Publishing to AUR is planned - here is the Github issue: https://github.com/safing/portmaster-packaging/issues/30

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