Choosing the most suitable adblocker from a variety of programs, plug-ins and extensions against ads is not so simple. We decided to simplify your choice and highlight the benefits that our ad blocking program Adguard has before its main competitors - browser plug-ins and extensions: Adblock Plus and Adblock.
We are often asked: “Why should I download and install Adguard, and not an Adblock Plus extension?”.
Here are the Adguard’s advantages that we name:
- Early removal of advertising elements. Adguard AdBlocker module processes a page as it is being loaded so that advertising is removed from its code even before loading into the browser. Work of Adblock plug-ins and extensions differs in different browsers, but in each of these, ads are removed only at the stage of rendering of web pages. This leads to a number of side effects, which in particular has Adblock Plus extension:
a. «Flashing» of hidden banners
b. Inability to fully block certain types of ads
Our ad blocker doesn’t have these issues: when Adguard is enabled, the pages in browser are loading without any ads.
- High quality work in all browsers. Since Adguard operates as a standalone program, it does not matter which browser the user has – ads are removed equally well in all applications, whether it is Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera or Internet Explorer or another. The most significant disadvantage of Adblock Plus and Adblock extensions is insufficient quality work in some browsers (Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 11, Safari). If you use a rare browser (e.g. Maxthon) - it can also be a problem for AdBlock or Adblock Plus, as they support only the most popular programs. At the same time, Adguard will work absolutely in any browser.
- Antiphishing. Adguard has a separate program module of Antiphishing. It protects you and your computer from possible online threats, namely from phishing and malware sites. Adguard blocks access to these sites, reducing the risk of viruses or internet fraud. Antiphishing module based on the use of constantly updated blacklists of dangerous sites. Data is collected from various sources and regularly re‑checked - all this provides high quality protection. Many users use Adguard instead of antivirus, some - with it. Anyway, Adguard seriously increases the security of your computer on the Internet.
- Parental Control. Starting with version 5.9 Adguard introduced the program module that works as an internet censor. Parental Control blocks access to inappropriate content and adult sites. Parents can protect their child from uncensored materials online. Such a feature is not available in Adblock Plus and AdBlock extensions.
- Programs without ads. Adguard removes not only the ads from websites, but also from programs on your computer. Neither Adblock nor Adblock Plus is capable of doing it! At the same time, Adguard simply removes advertising in all programs, like Skype, uTorrent, avast and others.
To sum up
- Adguard blocks advertising elements even before they are started to load into the browser. Adblock Plus and Adblock does not always work this way.
- Adguard works equally well in all browsers - Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc. Including Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and those browsers for which extensions from Adblock Plus and Adblock do not exist.
- While Adblock and Adblock Plus plugins are limited with ad blocking, Adguard also protects users from viruses and scams.
- Adguard allows you to block porn sites and other adult sites. Adblock Plus and Adblock can’t manage such tasks.
- Adguard will remove ads not only in browsers, but also in programs where Adblock Plus and Adblock plugins are powerless.
- Adguard cоздан специально для рунета и обеспечивает непревзойденное качество фильтрации в русскоязычном сегменте Сети.
Download free and installAdguard and watch our Ad blocker in action. If at the end you prefer browser-based extension - we recommend you to try plugins from Adguard Team: Ad blocking for Yandex Browser, Ad blocking for Mozilla Firefox, Ad blocking for Opera, Ad blocking for Google Chrome, Ad blocking for Safari. All these extensions are created on the basis of Adguard technologies and work almost the same way as the desktop version.
We wish you a pleasant internet surfing without ads!
|Operating Systems||Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10|
|Web Browsers||Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Yandex Browser, Mozilla Firefox and other|
|Free Disk Space||50mb|
|Operating Systems||macOS 10.10 (64 bit) +|
|Web Browsers||Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, Yandex browser, Mozilla Firefox and other|
|Free Disk Space||60mb|
|Compatibility||Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch (6th generation).|
|Free Disk Space||24.4mb|