Ads are for good because many times while browsing a website, you get something interesting on the ads, and even sometimes you find something exactly through the ads which you were looking for.
There are sites which display only a few ads naturally. For example, you can see our blog www.techtricksworld.com, and you won’t find the ads irritating or annoying because just a few ads are placed, and that too in a natural manner and go in flow with the content.
But, some websites put a lot of ads that affect your browsing experience, and you may not be able to browse those sites easily and quickly. Many popups keep coming on every click you do on those particular sites. In such situation, you face a bad browsing experience.
Technology has the solution for everything and same with this problem as well. There are many free ad blocker software available online that you can install on your PC, and enjoy ad-free browsing.
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Adfender is free ad blocker software for desktop. When you have Adfender installed on your PC, you don’t need separate extensions for your browsers. It blocks ads from all web browsers and chat messengers. Whenever you visit a site that has ads, it blocks those ads on it, and you can see the site’s main content only. It is well compatible with almost all modern browsers such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Opera, etc.
2. GT-Soft Ad Blocker
GT-Soft Ad Blocker is Windows based software for your desktop which blocks ads from the websites you browse using browsers like Chrome, Firefox, etc. The software replaces the Hosts file code with its code to block ads. You just have to click and done. However, you can revert the changes again by one click. It works well and can block Google ads, YouTube ads, etc.
Adguard claims to be the world’s most advanced ad blocker software. It blocks all type of ads and makes your browsing enjoyable and faster. It has ad filtering option for specific applications as well which allows you to filter ads in specific applications. It gives safety from trackers that spy on you on the internet as well.
One of the best things about it is it warns you about the websites which reputation is questionable.
It is a paid software. Although, you get 14-days free trial to test the software, and then make the buying decision.
4. AdBlock Plus for Chrome/Firefox
AdBlock Plus is a free Ad block program for both Chrome and Firefox. It blocks all the ads on the websites you visit.
You can also, list the domains to whitelist so that ads won’t be blocked on those sites. This is a good feature so that you can keep the good sites in the list which has very few ads. And, keep it enable for the sites with hell lot of ads.
5. uBlock Origin
uBlock Origin is another ad blocker software which is available for both Chrome and Firefox in the form of Extension and Addon respectively. It claims that it is quite CPU and memory efficient.
It has many features that are quickly accessible, and it is very easy to use as well. You can toggle filtering to show or block ads on the websites. It blocks a lot of ad scripts without any problem. However, it has been reported that some scripts are not blocked by uBlock origin.
Ghostery is just another ad blocker software available as an extension for Chrome and Addon for Firefox.
You can select and deselect the ads from various advertising company to block and unblock as you can see in the above screenshot. You can just click on “whitelist site” to make the currently opened site as whitelist which means, ads won’t be blocked on that particular site.
7. SuperBlock Adblocker
This a just another Adblocker extension for Chrome, and it blocks ads automatically when the page loads.
There are a few options that you can check and use as per the requirement.
8. Simply Block Ads!
Just like its name, it is very simple ad blocker chrome extension, that you can install, and it starts its work.
As you can see in the screenshot, there are a few options given which can be used as per the need. You can allow ads on certain websites using the first option as well.
Ads can be irritating when websites you visit bombard you with so many pop up and pop under ads. Blocking them is the only choice if you really need to visit such sites.
However, many websites and blogs are there which display only a few ads that help them earn. You must not block ads on such sites if they are not bombarding you with so many ads and not affecting your browsing experience.
I am sure you are going to make most out of these free ad blocker software, extensions, and addons.