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Adblock Plus

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  • Windows 8
Latest version:
1.7.4 17/01/14
Last month's downloads:
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Size:
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Adblock Plus is fully compatible with:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Versions of Adblock Plus

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Adblock Plus 1.7.4 17/01/14 Free English
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Adblock Plus for Google Chrome 1.7.2 30/01/14 Free English
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  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
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Adblock Plus 1.1.2 17/01/12 Free English
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The all-star adblocker comes to Chrome

Softonic Editorial Team

Recent changes

  • Better blocking thanks to webRequest API (requires in Chrome 17)
  • Changed user interface for filter subscription management (an intermediate step towards porting our Firefox user interface)
  • Improved “Add filter” dialog, safe from being manipulated by the web page and with filter editing.
  • Filter data is being stored using File System API, file format identical to Firefox
  • Using the same algorithm for filter subscription updates as in Firefox (proper handling of expiration intervals, download mirrors etc)
  • Added support for subscribing from web pages via abp: links
  • Proper handling of $third-party filter options, top-level domains like co.uk are now being considered.
  • No longer putting all our element hiding rules into the document’s DOM

Review last updated: 18/03/14

Pros
  • Simple and effective
  • Create own filters, or get ready-made
  • Block individual elements
  • Good support
Cons
  • None so far

The free adblock tool for Chrome: Blocks annoying video ads on YouTube, Facebook ads, banners and much more.

Enjoy surfing the web without obtrusive ads cluttering your screen!

Adblock Plus for Google Chrome blocks:

· Banners

· YouTube video ads

· Facebook advertisements

· Pop-ups

· All other obtrusive ads

Adblock Plus is the world’s most popular browser extension, and is used by millions of users worldwide. It is a community-driven open source project, and hundreds of volunteers are contributing to the success of Adblock Plus to make sure that all annoying ads are automatically blocked.

Please note: When installing Adblock Plus for Chrome, your browser shows a warning that Adblock Plus for Chrome has access to your browsing history and data. This is a standard message, we NEVER collect any information whatsoever!

Recently, the Adblock Plus community introduced the Acceptable Ads initiative. By allowing some small and static ads, you support websites that rely on advertising but choose to do it in a non-intrusive way. This feature can be disabled at any time. Go to adblockplus.org/en/acceptable-ads to find out more.

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  • usability6
  • Stability10
  • Installation10
  • Functionality10
  • Appearance9

Adblock Plus is based on the same code as the Firefox version and therefore is the most sophisticated adblocker out there as it doesn’t negatively impact the performance of the browser and works most reliably against video ads.

Pros
  • Adblock Plus performs significantly better on youtube.com, is faster and more powerful than similar add-ons
Cons
  • User interface could be improved

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