Adblock Plus - free ad blocker

Adblock Plus - free ad blocker

Block YouTube™ ads, pop-ups & fight malware!

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What is Adblock Plus - free ad blocker?

Adblock Plus - free ad blocker is a popular Chrome extension with over 500 million downloads, designed to enhance user experience by blocking disruptive ads including video ads and banners, as well as preventing adware and tracking. It offers customizable features like whitelisting and adheres to the Acceptable Ads initiative for balanced content consumption.

Merlin
Stats
Version: 3.24.1 (Last updated: 2024-02-21)
Creation date: 2020-07-01
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • contextMenus
  • notifications
  • storage
  • tabs
  • unlimitedStorage
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 2.72M
Stats date:

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Adblock Plus - free ad blocker
Adblock Plus - free ad blocker (v3.24.1)
4.20 (1,130) 14,670,038+
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Summary
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The Adblock Plus for Chrome™ ad blocker has been downloaded over 500 million times and is one of the most popular and trusted on the market. Users get fast, sleek ad-blocking capabilities to enjoy sites like YouTube™ interruption free.

✓ Block annoying video ads and banners ✓ Block pop ups ✓ Stop tracking and give yourself more privacy ✓ Fight off destructive malvertising that can hide in ads ✓ Give yourself faster browsing (as resources are blocked from loading) ✓ Customize features, like whitelisting for favorite sites ✓ Get free and constant support ✓ Give yourself simply more control of the experience you want

Adblock Plus for Chrome™ is the adblocker to help you fall in love with the internet again, and gives you the chance to customize your experience.

ⓘ To use Adblock Plus, just click on "Add to Chrome". Click on the ABP icon to see how many ads you've blocked, to change your settings, or report an error. It’s that easy!

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User reviews
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Pros
  • Blocks inappropriate and annoying ads effectively
  • User-friendly, convenient, and offers the ability to easily switch off for certain sites
  • Enhances privacy and reduces disruptions when browsing or watching videos
Cons
  • Some users experience performance issues, particularly lag on YouTube
  • Does not block ads on YouTube as effectively as before
  • Users report problems with the extension resetting to default settings or prompting to purchase premium
Most mentioned
  • Blocks ads
  • Performance issues and lag, especially on YouTube
  • Occasional failure to block ads effectively
  • Easy to use and toggle on/off
  • Frequent prompts to upgrade to premium version
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Safety
Risk impact

Adblock Plus - free ad blocker is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Adblock Plus - free ad blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Adblock Plus - free ad blocker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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