Adblock for Chrome

Adblock for Chrome

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 42 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.27
  • Total Downloads:
    580,590
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 01, 2011
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Google Chrome extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Chrome browser.

Editors' Review

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Oh, sweet, sweet Adblock. We loved you in Firefox, and Adblock for Chrome is just as wonderful. Who knew that one little browser add-on could make surfing the Internet so much more enjoyable?

Adblock does exactly what its name implies: it blocks ads. Pretty much all of them. Banner ads? Yes. Those crazy annoying Flash ads that seem to be popping up everywhere? You bet. Facebook ads, Google ads, pop-up ads? Check, check, and check. Using the Internet with Adblock is oddly peaceful; all you see is the content you're looking for, and not all the distracting clutter that we've grown accustomed to. A small notification in the bottom right corner of the screen lets you know when a pop-up has been blocked, and you can choose to have Adblock stop blocking pop-ups from individual sites if desired. Using Adblock also results in the practical advantage of faster page loads, which is always a plus. This extension offers plenty of options for customization, allowing users to specify domains for which they don't want ads blocked, select specific filters, and submit ads that Adblock missed. Like most browser add-ons, Adblock doesn't have a Help file, but it's pretty straightforward. We found Adblock to be very effective and easy to use, and we highly recommend it to anyone seeking a smoother, less cluttered Web-browsing experience.

Adblock for Chrome is free. It installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this add-on to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Fabulous Program! Hands-down my favorite plug-in."

April 08, 2011  |  By funky green chicken

 |  Version: Adblock for Chrome 2.3.27

Pros

Removes almost every ad, even in Flash applications like Pandora and GrooveShark!

Cons

Maybe misses one ad out of every hundred+ sites I visit. Doesn't work well with You-Tube. However,provides simple on/off feature if there is an issue.

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5 stars

"Yayy! at last!"

April 07, 2011  |  By barcadownunder

 |  Version: Adblock for Chrome 2.3.27

Pros

So simple to use, and very effective. Its why Chrome was not my browser of choice.

Cons

are there any?

Summary

Gets rid of ads on Yahoo, Ebay, and so many other sites I cannot even name, because I have never seen ads on them. Its all I have ever needed to know. You can also specify which ads are blocked and which unblocked on a site by site basis.Works for me.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher getadblock.com
Publisher web site https://getadblock.com/
Release Date April 01, 2011
Date Added April 01, 2011
Version 2.3.27
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements Google Chrome Beta Channel
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom
Popularity
Total Downloads 580,590
Downloads Last Week 768
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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