Finally, an efficient blocker. Easy on CPU and memory.

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What is simpleBlock?

simpleBlock is a Chrome extension that serves as an efficient blocker, designed to be easy on CPU and memory usage. It is a close variation of uBlock Origin with one main difference - its interface contains a global on/off switch rather than a whitelist-site button which caters to users who prefer a global switch. The extension's performance is on par with uBlock Origin, with no added features or tracking.

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By: newbigi
Users: 539 ▼ -3
Version: (Last updated: 2017-01-10)
Creation date: 2017-01-08
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • privacy
  • storage
  • tabs
  • unlimitedStorage
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 1.65M
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
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simpleBlock is a close variation of uBlock Origin. Currently the only difference is that the popup UI contains a global switch on/off button, instead of a whitelist-site button -- catering to users who prefer to use a global switch instead of whitelisting sites.

The source code can be found at (forked from uBlock Origin).

This extension is not any faster or slower than uBlock Origin in terms of performance. There is no additional features, no additional tracking. Literally the only difference is the switch button.

User reviews
Well Done, very quality work! It's adblock favourite of mine:-)
by yuri fedoseev yuri fedoseev, 2023-01-17

doesn't block any ads
by Chris Vydas Chris Vydas, 2021-12-05

Yes! it works. ublock always freezed my pc but this doesn't.
by Sonic Sonic Sonic Sonic, 2021-02-17
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Risk impact

simpleBlock is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

simpleBlock has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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