AdAway - Free ad blocker

AdAway - Free ad blocker

The best free ad blocker for Chrome. Block ads, trackers, and pop-ups! Ad block for YouTube, Facebook, Twitch and all websites.

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What is AdAway - Free ad blocker?

AdAway - Free ad blocker is a robust Chrome extension designed to block all types of ads including videos, banners, rich media, and text ads. It also offers protection against online threats like malware, phishing, and harmful websites. This lightweight extension uses less memory, offers tracking protection for privacy, and removes unwanted social media widgets. Experience a safer, faster, and ad-free internet with AdAway!

Version: 1.9.6 (Last updated: 2023-10-16)
Creation date: 2020-02-08
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • tabs
  • webRequest
  • webNavigation
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • scripting
  • declarativeNetRequest
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 5.76M
Email: Click to see
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Other platforms

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Free Ad Blocker is a powerful ad blocker that blocks all types of ads, including video ads, rich media ads, pop-ups, banners, and text ads. It also protects you from online threats like malware, phishing, and harmful websites.

Free Ad Blocker is the ideal choice for anyone looking for a fast, lightweight, and efficient ad blocker. It uses less memory than other ad blockers and can handle most ad block circumvention scripts. Its stylish and modern interface makes it easy to use, and its tracking protection feature ensures your privacy by blocking common third-party tracking systems. The social media filter even helps you remove unwanted social media widgets from your web pages.

Free Ad Blocker requires certain permissions to work effectively. These permissions are necessary for Free Ad Blocker to apply all cosmetic processing to the pages' content and to keep track of navigation events for proper rule application.

Trust Free Ad Blocker to be your first line of defense against unwanted ads and online dangers. Get Free Ad Blocker today and experience a faster, safer, and ad-free internet!

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Blocks most ads
  • Cleaner than other adblockers
  • Easy to use
  • Often works properly
  • Free
  • Doesn't always work on YouTube
  • Can cause subtitles to automatically enable
  • Hard to turn off for specific sites
  • May interfere with Google login
  • Stopped working for some users
Most mentioned
  • YouTube ads not blocked
  • Subtitles issue
  • Difficulty disabling for particular sites
  • Works better on some sites than others
  • Can cause issues with video playback
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Risk impact

AdAway - 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 AdAway - Free ad blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

AdAway - Free ad blocker has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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