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AdBlock for Safari
AdBlock for Safari
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AdBlock for Safari free download for Mac

AdBlock for Safari

Version 1.28.2

Blocks ads in Safari.

AdBlock for Safari overview

AdBlock has been downloaded more than 250 million times and is used by more than 65 million people worldwide. Now, AdBlock has created a powerful ad blocker that’s available as a Mac app.

AdBlock for Safari s a powerful and simple-to-use adblocker. It stops annoying pop-ups, removes autoplay video ads and blocks obnoxious audio ads. It also gives you control over which ads you see and what websites you support. You can tell AdBlock to stop working on certain websites, "whitelist" sites you want to support, and get easy access to a comprehensive library of customer support information to help you get the most out of your AdBlock app.

AdBlock helps websites load faster in Safari and protects you from malware lurking inside ads on malicious websites. It’s easy to install and free to use. Give it a try!

Key features:
  • Block ads on the websites you visit, including Facebook, YouTube and millions of others
  • Speed up your browsing by filtering out unwanted content with Apple’s powerful Content Blocking API
  • Protect yourself from annoying and intrusive ads that distract you from the stories you are trying to read

Note: While the software is classified as free, it offers in-App Purchases.

AdBlock Gold $4.99

What’s new in version 1.28.2

Updated on Apr 23 2021

Version 1.28.2:
  • Updated the bundled snippets file, which should fix an issue on YouTube
  • Updated the advanced hiding filter rule processing

Information

License

Free

Size

10.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://getadblock.com/

Downloads

520145

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.6 or later
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Albabe
Albabe
Apr 29 2021
1.28.2
1.0
Apr 29 2021
1.0
Version: 1.28.2
This Client is a serious joke. Even after the most recent Update. I have been using ABP in Safari and it works ok in most cases. Until lately. In Safari on YT, I still have to click the Skip Ads Button and YT is still able to post little annoying Ads at the bottom of the Video Window. But AdBlock won't even let me look at a YT Video, so it's worthless. Does anyone have a recommendation for a decent Ad Blocker for Safari?
Albabe
Albabe
Jun 14 2020
1.24.0
1.0
Jun 14 2020
1.0
Version: 1.24.0
I tried the latest AdBlock, 1.24.0, and very strangely, it won’t even allow me to watch Videos on YouTube. So I went back to ABP. I'm on a 2010 Mac Pro in Mojave.
Albabe
Albabe
Jun 12 2020
1.24.0
1.0
Jun 12 2020
1.0
Version: 1.24.0
I'm still very confused as to why AdBlock changed their Version Numbers from Version: 2.36.2 to 1.24.0. Very Odd. I've been using ABP (Adblock Plus - STILL not listed here for some reason) for a while now because I was having problems lotsa with AdBlock. Recently I updated ABP and now on YouTube I’m constantly getting a little Notice before it Blocks an Ad asking me if I really wanna block it. The bloodsuckers at ABP obviously made a deal with YT and ABP is WORTHLESS now. So, I’m back to AdBlock. I just installed the newest version and hopefully they haven’t made a deal with YouTube too.
witsabouther
witsabouther
Apr 10 2020
1.22.0
1.0
Apr 10 2020
1.0
Version: 1.22.0
When I upgraded Safari security features, for some reason Ad Block Plus was removed. So I installed Ad Block. Unfortunately, Ad Block (NOT to be confused with Ad Block Plus) did NOT block a single ad. When I installed it dozens of ads immediately came thru. :( Fortunately, after I then reinstalled the new Ad Block Plus it worked well. Though, I miss the old ABP feature of showing you in red fast increasing numbers, how many ads it was removing. The new doesn't do this, though it does seem to take them out.
T00thless1
T00thless1
Dec 2 2019
1.22.0
1.0
Dec 2 2019
1.0
Version: 1.22.0
This doesn't do anything. There is the same if not more ads than before I downloaded it. Also I found this in the app preferences: Can read sensitive information from including passwords, phone numbers and credit cards on: ALL WEBPAGES
Scion777
Scion777
Nov 7 2019
1.22.0
0.0
Nov 7 2019
0.0
Version: 1.22.0
won't install on Safari 13.0.3 ....... ?
artie505
artie505
Nov 3 2019
1.21.0
0.0
Nov 3 2019
0.0
Version: 1.21.0
As far as I"m concerned, AdBlock's ability to block ANY HTML ELEMENT ON A PAGE was its best feature and greatest attraction. I"ve asked repeatedly if/when the functionality will reappear, and haven't received a satisfactory response, one way or the other, from customer support. (By the way... Anybody ever see another app that charges for a quick response from customer support? Considering that "AdBlock has been downloaded more than 250 million times and is used by more than 65 million people worldwide," you'd think the cheap whiner could afford to hire at least a second person!)
Albabe
Albabe
May 28 2019
1.19.1
1.0
May 28 2019
1.0
Version: 1.19.1
I tried ABP (Adblock Plus - not listed here for some reason) for a few weeks... don't waste your time. I get Zegnet ads everywhere. Safari Adblock is better.
Albabe
Albabe
Oct 9 2018
2.36.2
1.0
Oct 9 2018
1.0
Version: 2.36.2
This is getting even more confusing.

There seems to be a NEW "Adblock 2.70.0 from betafish, inc" (as opposed to its name here at MU: "Safari Adblock") that's been released today. And it seems to work good in the latest Safari (in Sierra), so far.

But there is still an "Adblock 1.10.0 from Adblock" that is awful.

Albabe
Albabe
Aug 8 2018
2.36.2
1.0
Aug 8 2018
1.0
Version: 2.36.2
There is a Brand New Build for this as of this week. AdBlock 1.7.0.
Albabe
Albabe
May 9 2018
2.36.2
1.0
May 9 2018
1.0
Version: 2.36.2
I think the latest Version is 2.66.0. Blocks ads perfectly for me.
gulija-farfara
gulija-farfara
Feb 22 2018
2.36.2
1.0
Feb 22 2018
1.0
Version: 2.36.2
I tried this blocker Not very good Poorly blocks ads
Blamanche
Blamanche
Mar 17 2017
2.36.2
0.5
Mar 17 2017
0.5
Version: 2.36.2
What concerns me is the Safari preference pane for this extension: ""AdBlock" can read, modify, and transmit content from all webpages. This could include sensitive information like past, phone numbers, and credit cards." !!! So you want to get rid of one vulnerability only to openly accept a much greater one?? Seems obtuse. I really don' know why Apple allows this. For one thing there are other extensions that do not have this warning....
Unblocktheplanet
Unblocktheplanet
Oct 10 2016
2.36.2
2.5
Oct 10 2016
2.5
Version: 2.36.2
I want to ask the community if there are downsides to using more than one ad-blocker. I'm currently using Ghostery, Adblock, Adblock Plus, and uBlock. There don't seem to be any conflicts but... What think you?
neil-hawks
neil-hawks
Mar 13 2016
2.36.2
5.0
Mar 13 2016
5.0
Version: 2.36.2
An awesome program!
anonymous-thrush-1121
anonymous-thrush-1121
Oct 13 2015
2.36.2
0.5
Oct 13 2015
0.5
Version: 2.36.2
This Safari Extension sold to the company called betafish inc from Michael Gundlac. Besides, betafish inc does not understand real nature without having a company site. I was reduced to terrible waste.
4everYoung
4everYoung
Sep 30 2015
2.36.2
5.0
Sep 30 2015
5.0
Version: 2.36.2
Now my Internet browsing has become much faster. All the websites look much cleaner without all those ads and banners. i should try the same extension in other browsers I use. Thank you, Safari AdBlock!
CDavid
CDavid
Aug 17 2015
2.36.2
5.0
Aug 17 2015
5.0
Version: 2.36.2
It's a good extension that blocks online ads and popups. Safari without AdBlock is something like a car without doors. It's OK, but not as comfortable and safe as it can possibly be. If your browser is slow and it takes ages to load webpages, maybe the problem is lack of AdBlock. I think that installing this extension is extremely important for any Mac user.
Jim-Jones
Jim-Jones
Aug 4 2015
2.36.2
5.0
Aug 4 2015
5.0
Version: 2.36.2
AdBlock blocks almost all ads! The first thing you need to install after you purchase a Mac!
sjk
sjk
Feb 25 2015
2.9.4
0.0
Feb 25 2015
0.0
Version: 2.9.4
Safari, Chrome, and Firefox users looking for an alternative to AdBlock and AdBlock Plus might be interested in µBlock (not listed on MacUpdate): gorhill/uBlock · GitHub https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock
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