Safari AdBlock for Mac

Safari AdBlock for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.2
out of 34 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    146,705
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 08, 2008
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Built on GPL, the open source and free Safari AdBlock was written with help from the folks who created AdBlock Plus, the popular Firefox plug-in. This iteration for Safari is simple and needs no configuration, although there are a few options for users if they want them. Users can choose from blocking ads in a multitude of languages including English, German, French, Ukranian, Russian, Korean, Chinese, and more. That's about it for customization.

In our extremely scientific testing, whereby scientific we mean utterly and shamelessly empirical, we checked out a few Web sites with big ads including CNN.com, NYTimes.com, and TheOnion.com, and AdBlock successfully killed ads on all three of those sites. Up until now, the best way to block ads in Safari have been pay-for-play options. But for free and open-source goodness, Safari AdBlock is the way to go. Hopefully future versions will have more features, and a few ads did get through in our testing, but by and large this is a very effective ad-blocker.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"this is easy to download, easy to use and works great even on banner ads"

May 08, 2008  |  By sheba22

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.2.1

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4 stars

"simple to use; works with safari 3"

April 10, 2008  |  By summertop

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.2.1

Cons

not as good as PithHelmet; but Pithelment does not work with latest safari 3 version. Doubtful Pithhelmet will update for some time??????

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1 stars

"You need to be running 10.5 to use this"

March 25, 2008  |  By leblue12

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.2.1

Cons

I think they should make it usable for 10.4 also

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.2.1
First version on Download.com
General
Publisher Safari AdBlock
Publisher web site http://safariadblock.sourceforge.net/
Release Date January 08, 2008
Date Added January 08, 2008
Version 0.2.1
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 625.46KB
File Name Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3.pkg
Popularity
Total Downloads 146,705
Downloads Last Week 320
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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