Adguard
Adguard
2.7.0.1094
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Adguard free download for Mac

Adguard

Version 2.7.0.1094

Ad blocking and filtering for browsers and applications.

Adguard overview

Adguard can make your online experience safer because, though Macs and Apple laptops are quite safe to use, when it comes to ad blockers, Macs experience real problems. Already-existing solutions do not consider the specifics of OS X. That greatly influences the stability of work in Safari, and these ad-blocking extensions fail to do their work properly, especially when video ads are an issue.

New Adguard lets you fully enjoy web surfing without any distractions. Watch those videos you want to watch, and not video ads, on YouTube, Twitch, or any other website. Look at photos of your friends and not at endless banners on Facebook and other social networks. Adguard gives you freedom of choice and saves your nerves. It works perfectly with all browsers, as it was developed specially for use on OS X.

  • Ad Blocker. Subtle filtering of all incoming traffic, and what is more, ads are blocked before they load to the page.
  • Browsing Security. Adguard checks every page for any malicious content using our databases, and blocks requests from potentially dangerous ones.
  • Privacy Protection. Any counters and tracking instruments will be blocked by powerful Spyware filter. With Adguard you can stop worrying for the privacy of your actions on the Internet.
  • Adguard works in all browsers. Safari, Chrome - you name it. No exceptions.
  • Easy to install. A couple of clicks, and your Mac is protected from ads. You don't have to struggle with overcomplicated settings - just surf the net and Adguard will do all the work.
  • Blocking video ads. Any video ad, on any site - Adguard will block it.
  • Application filtering. Adguard is more than just an addon for browser. It can help you to get rid of ads in any app on your Mac.
  • Is supported in all OS X versions from 10.7 64-bit and higher.
  • Adguard has intuitive and simple UI with such additional features like Adguard Assistant and filtering log.
  • Daily ad filters and phishing databases updates.

Adguard licenses are available in one- or two-year subscriptions, or for lifetime. The service is also available for Android devices, for desktop systems, or for desktop and mobile devices. The published price in our listing is that of a one-year subscription for one computer. Licensing information can be found here.

What’s new in version 2.7.0.1094

Updated on Dec 21 2021

  • Sometimes traffic of non-filtered protocols in filtered apps was corrupted due to a bug. That might break IMAP connections in the Apple Mail app. As a result, users of AdGuard for Mac could not access their email accounts, they showed "Offline" in the preferences.
  • Luckily, we managed to fix this issue at the earliest possible time, so now AdGuard users shouldn’t have any trouble with receiving emails.
Changelog:
  • [Fixed] AdGuard DNS crashing after waking MacBook Pro up from sleep mode #962
  • [Enhancement] Add Sidekick to the list of default browsers #938
  • [Enhancement] Update CoreLibs to 1.8.221 #971
  • [Enhancement] Update DnsLibs to 1.6.58 #970

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    Derekcurrie
    Derekcurrie
    Oct 15 2021
    2.6.0.1041
    1.0
    Oct 15 2021
    1.0
    Version: 2.6.0.1041
    (I) Don't use Adgaurd. They're PRICE GAUGING their victims. Forget they exist. (II) Dump using Safari, thanks to Apple having destroyed their Extensions system and replacing it with costly, typically ineffective garbage. (III) Using any other browser, get these extensions: (A) uBlock Origin. It's free. It's the single best of them all, not kidding. It takes getting used to. Get used to it. It's great. (B) AdBlock. This is the original. Free. Works great. (C) AdBlock Plus. It's the Free upstart tag along that added the wonderful idea of letting users block any annoying web element they want. It works great. It does not conflict with AdBlock or anything else. (D) Disconnect. This is the over-kill of Free extensions. You may find it is OVER-effective. You may want to turn it off. But keep it on hand. (E) HTTPS Everywhere. It forces HTTPS web addresses where available. Any site not using HTTPS (using HTTP only) is an antiquated and dangerous place! (F) Malwarebytes Browser Gaurd. It's free. It will, often over-zealously, stop users from going to dangerous web pages. You may find you want to override it occasionally. But keep it handy. (G) minerBlock. This freebie stops evil web code from talking over your Mac as a crypto currency mining machine. Keep it on at all times. (H) NoScript. This is a grand old master at stopping bad web code. It, like Disconnect, can be overkill. But keep it handy. (I) Phish Protect. This freebie is, at the moment, still in beta. It stops evil websites from pretending to be a good website. No faked websites allowed. Help it out and use it. (J) Privacy Guard from my heroes, Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). It's a gotta-have-it grand old protector from surveillance crap on the Internet. Love it. (K) uMatrix. This is yet another Free over-kill from the same wonderful developer of uBlock Origin. Keep it handy. It's great for its purpose, but can drive you nuts unless you really need its help. - - There are more! But they tend to be specific to small purposes. I'll skip them here. - - BE SAFE! Share this list and Enjoy.
    csaborio
    csaborio
    Aug 24 2021
    2.5.3.955
    0.0
    Aug 24 2021
    0.0
    Version: 2.5.3.955
    I have this app with the Setapp bundle and it simply does not block anything. I have uninstalled with 'Clean my Mac' reinstalled, and nothing. Have contacted their support, they get back at me after 1.5 weeks on each response with a template response that solves nothing. Have sent them plenty of screenshots as there is something seriously messed up with the app. Have given up on it, don't bother with this.
    Albabe
    Albabe
    May 5 2021
    2.5.3.955
    1.0
    May 5 2021
    1.0
    Version: 2.5.3.955
    This is an insane price for an Ad Blocker... and then I ran across it in the Apple Apps Store... and it's FREE in there. Very odd. So far it's working great with YouTube and my other sites that I frequent... ABP and AdBlock have been crap for years and don't really work on YT... this apparently does, but I am curious about Privacy with it. There seems to be Contradicting info at their site.
    trebron
    trebron
    Nov 9 2020
    2.5.1.916
    1.0
    Nov 9 2020
    1.0
    Version: 2.5.1.916
    This is proprietary and fairly expensive. Prefering uBlock Origin. Somehow that is not listed on macupdate.
    paulaantalan
    paulaantalan
    Sep 30 2020
    2.4.8.797
    0.0
    Sep 30 2020
    0.0
    Version: 2.4.8.797
    Start using this just today. Let's see if I will have keep it as my antiblocker :) hopefully yes!
    1kumarshi
    1kumarshi
    Jun 26 2020
    2.4.8.797
    5.0
    Jun 26 2020
    5.0
    Version: 2.4.8.797
    It is an extremely perfect adblocker i can watch anything including crunchyroll and youtube with no ads whatsoever. I reccomend this to all users who get annoyed by ads (pretty much everyone).
    angelo1354
    angelo1354
    Feb 13 2020
    2.3.2.710
    5.0
    Feb 13 2020
    5.0
    Version: 2.3.2.710
    This is one of the best adblockers ive used. Unlike others, this one blocks all ads and doesnt leave any pop ups. would recommend this to anyone.
    Albabe
    Albabe
    Jan 30 2020
    2.3.2.710
    1.0
    Jan 30 2020
    1.0
    Version: 2.3.2.710
    $50 Clams? Seriously? ...and most of the GLOWING "Reviews" here sound like Ads.
    KonradVK123
    KonradVK123
    Jan 5 2020
    2.3.2.710
    5.0
    Jan 5 2020
    5.0
    Version: 2.3.2.710
    I’ve been using Adguard for about a year, and it is by far the best ad blocking software I have ever used. It blocks most ads with just a push of a button on the software, making it very easy to use. It keeps tracks of how many ads have been blocked so far. It also tells you the Trackers and Threats that have been blocked while the app was active. Moreover, it saves data on your phone when the app is on. Meaning when you are browsing online, Adguard will not only block ads and threats from violating your phone, it will also save your data plan. Another amazing thing about this app is that it doesn’t get recognized as a ad blocking software on most websites. I have used the basic ad blocking extension from Chrome, and I have noticed and experienced that most websites will recognize it and tell me to shut it off to play videos or fully access the features on the website. This is a huge pro for Adguard as it will most likely be not recognized as a software, meaning that you would never have to turn Adguard off to access features or play videos on a website. However, I hope they improve the blocking so that it can block ads on videos on social media such as Facebook. When watching videos on Facebook, there will be ads popping up during the video which is really annoying and kills the overall flow of the video that you were watching. If Adguard makes an update on blocking ads on social media as well, it would be the ultimate best ad blocking software that has ever been made. Customers also have a lot of access to complimentary license keys which is a bonus. Overall, very useful software 100% recommend.
    woodbury2
    woodbury2
    Dec 29 2019
    2.3.2.710
    0.0
    Dec 29 2019
    0.0
    Version: 2.3.2.710
    I used the free version of AdGuard on my iMac for a year or so and a free version of AdBlock on the MacBook. Of the two, I much preferred AdGuard. I liked it so much I ought a license in November 2019. The paid version is super powerful and efficient. So many features, so little money.
    ::mile::
    ::mile::
    Jul 8 2019
    2.0.6.559
    4.5
    Jul 8 2019
    4.5
    Version: 2.0.6.559
    Okay, this one actually looks different that the one I downloaded from the app store. Is there a side-by-side comparison somewhere showing the differences between the two versions?
    ::mile::
    ::mile::
    Jul 8 2019
    2.0.6.559
    4.5
    Jul 8 2019
    4.5
    Version: 2.0.6.559
    In my opinion this is currently the best ad-blocker for Safari.
    MichaelHaeusler
    MichaelHaeusler
    Jun 15 2019
    2.0.6.559
    5.0
    Jun 15 2019
    5.0
    Version: 2.0.6.559
    New v2 upgrade is fantastic. Lots of new security & privacy functionality that previously I always needed Firefox plugins for. Now it's all in one app, and less browser footprint is always good.
    momijigari
    momijigari
    May 30 2019
    2.0.4
    5.0
    May 30 2019
    5.0
    Version: 2.0.4
    Invaluable.
    iMacWare
    iMacWare
    May 25 2019
    1.5.14
    5.0
    May 25 2019
    5.0
    Version: 1.5.14
    Powerful ad blocker. Far better than any alternative on the App Store
    Gregm
    Gregm
    Apr 18 2019
    1.5.14
    0.0
    Apr 18 2019
    0.0
    Version: 1.5.14
    A bit confused: Adguard is in the App Store as version 1.2.1 This Version 1.5.14 is a trial ware/ paid subscription---- and yet when I use the "new" version links, they take me to GitHub older version. WTH?
    isdn
    isdn
    Nov 11 2018
    1.5.10
    0.5
    Nov 11 2018
    0.5
    Version: 1.5.10
    I thought that I finally found a best ad blocking software. Well, it can block ads. But it also adds their own root CA certificate to your system. They also install a kernel extension, but this seems to be fine, it is required to filter traffic transparently. Having a "fake" root CA certificate in the system is a terrible idea. That means that they (or anyone who have that certificate) can do MitM on all of your HTTPS traffic (to Google, your bank, PayPal, etc). That is not required to filter traffic. You can implement exactly the same functions with Little Snitch and a list from, for example, http://pgl.yoyo.org/adservers/. So, I would not recommend anyone to use AdGuard because of that certificate installation.
    DragonMaster
    DragonMaster
    Oct 8 2018
    1.5.8
    5.0
    Oct 8 2018
    5.0
    Version: 1.5.8
    Powerful ad blocker. Far better than any alternative on the App Store for Safari 12 in Mojave! Works with a huge number of browsers! I never knew there were so many. Easy to use Whitelist filter. Regular updates. Fine support!
    StrictlyBagel
    StrictlyBagel
    Apr 9 2018
    1.5.6
    5.0
    Apr 9 2018
    5.0
    Version: 1.5.6
    Very satisfied with AdGuard. For me, it's the best and most unobtrusive solution on the Mac to fight ads of all kinds.
    Rikyman
    Rikyman
    Mar 3 2018
    1.5.3
    5.0
    Mar 3 2018
    5.0
    Version: 1.5.3
    This is the best, at least for me, I have used it for some time and I am very satisfied with Adguard.
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