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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.8.2
  • Total Downloads:
    786,817
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 24, 2016
  • Price:
    Free

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Editors' Review

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Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox automatically stops ads from displaying while you're online, giving you a much cleaner surfing experience.

Pros

Control features: Although the idea of blocking every ad on the Internet sounds good, in reality we've become so used to ads that we want some of them. Some websites advertise content that we find interesting or that we actually like to purchase from. The features in Adblock Plus that allow you to quickly make allowances for certain ads are great for enabling the type of advertising content that you actually want to look at.

Great for beginners: You have a lot to choose from when it comes to finding a piece of ad blocking software. One of the biggest appeals of Adblock Plus for Mozilla Firefox is that it is well-suited to the beginner. Even if you're not used to working with this type of software, it should be no problem to smooth out your browsing by removing ads.

Removing additional ads: Just as ad blocking software can remove too many ads, it can also fail to miss some that you want to move. Adblock Plus makes it easy to remove components you don't wish to view, by just adding an option in the contextual menus to remove content from the browser window.

Cons

Filter lists are annoying: If you use too many lists at once, you can actually end up slowing down the software. The entire method of blocking using lists is slightly cumbersome.

Bottom Line

If you hate all the ads on the Internet, then you should take Adblocker Plus for a spin. Overall, the software works very well and does a great job of removing ads and giving you control over your Internet browsing.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.8.2
  • Improved the way CSS property filters match elements.
  • Made sure that element hiding rules don't affect browser's and extensions' special pages, this regressed with Adblock Plus 2.8.
  • Fixed blockable items list slowing down page loading.
  • Pop-ups using data: URLs and similar unusual schemes can be blocked now.
  • When selecting keyboard shortcuts, more shortcut keys already in use by the browser can be recognized. This will change the shortcut key to show Blockable items list from Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-V to Ctrl/Cmd-Shift-U for pretty much everybody.
General
Publisher Adblock Plus
Publisher web site http://adblockplus.org/en/
Release Date November 22, 2016
Date Added November 24, 2016
Version 2.8.2
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements Firefox 9.0, SeaMonkey 2.6, and Thunderbird 9.0
Download Information
File Size 990.23KB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 786,817
Downloads Last Week 402
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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