Top Adblockers for PC and Android

In this video, we’ll be looking at my top favorite adblockers for PC and Android. All the adblockers listed are free, and the Android ones require no root access.

 

Brave’s Adblock (PC and Android)

PC download πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://brave.com/
Playstore link πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.brave.browser&hl=en_US&gl=US

 

Pros
Adblock Built in. No need for 3rd party extension.
Open Source.

 

Cons
Requires you to switch from Chrome?

 

Adaway (Android)

Website πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://adaway.org/
F-Droid πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://f-droid.org/packages/org.adaway/

 

Pros
Blocks ads in apps and in the browser.
Simple and easy to use.
Open Source.

 

Cons
Not a lot of features.
Few filter lists by default.

 

Adblocker Ultimate (PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/adblocker-ultimate/ohahllgiabjaoigichmmfljhkcfikeof?hl=en

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/adblocker-ultimate/

 

Pros
Simple and easy to use.
Supports element blocking, filters, and whitelist.

 

Cons
Windows app version is paid.

 

TTV LOL (Twitch on PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ttv-lol/ofbbahodfeppoklmgjiokgfdgcndngjm?hl=en

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ttv-lol/

 

Pros
Blocks video ads.
Good as an alternative to Purple Ads Blocker.
Open Source.

 

Cons
Doesn’t block banner ads.
No options whatsoever.
Easily breaks when Twitch updates their ads.

 

Purple Ads Blocker (Twitch for PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/purple-ads-blocker/lkgcfobnmghhbhgekffaadadhmeoindg

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/purpleadblock/

 

Pros
Blocks video and banner ads on Twitch.
Open Source.

 

Cons
Prone to crashing twitch player randomly.
May stop working whenever Twitch updates their ads.

 

personalDNSfilter (Android)

Playstore link πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=dnsfilter.android&hl=en_US&gl=US

F-Droid link πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://f-droid.org/en/packages/dnsfilter.android/

 

Pros
Blocks ads in apps and in the browser.
Can configure hosts.
Open Source.

 

Cons
Can be confusing and complicated for some.

 

SponsorBlock (YouTube on PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/sponsorblock-for-youtube/mnjggcdmjocbbbhaepdhchncahnbgone?hl=en

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/sponsorblock/

 

Pros
Auto skips sponsorships, self promotions, and more on YouTube videos.
Lots of options.
Open Source.

 

Cons
May not skip on freshly uploaded videos.

 

Video Ad-Block, for Twitch (Twitch for PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/video-ad-block-for-twitch/kgeglempfkhalebjlogemlmeakondflc?hl=en

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/video-ad-block-for-twitch/

 

Pros
Blocks video and banner ads on Twitch.
Open source.

 

Cons
Switches to a lower quality stream during ad rolls.

 

Blokada (Android)

Website πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://blokada.org/

F-Droid link πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://f-droid.org/en/packages/org.blokada.fem.fdroid/

 

Pros
Simple and easy to use.
Blocks ads in apps and in the browser.

 

Cons
May not block ads in certain apps.

 

uBlock Origin (PC)

Chrome extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm?hl=en

Firefox extension πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/

 

Pros
Tons of adblocking and privacy features.
Can block elements on sites.
Can bypass paywalls like NYT.
Tons of filter lists.

 

Cons
Doesn’t work on Twitch anymore.
Some video ads can still get through on certain sites.

 

TwitchMod (Android)

Telegram link πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://t.me/s/pubTw

 

Pros
Blocks all ads in Twitch.
Support for third party emotes (BTTV, FFZ, 7TV)

 

Cons
Development has stopped due to major recent events.

 

YouTube Vanced (Android)

Website πŸ‘‰πŸΎ https://vancedapp.com/

 

Pros
Blocks all ads on YouTube.
Sponsor Block built-in.
Works exactly like the official YouTube app.
Has more features than the official app.

 

Cons
None.

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