Safari AdBlock

Safari AdBlock

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

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.4.0 RC3
  • Total Downloads:
    159,370
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 29, 2009
  • 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

"Fantastic!!!"

October 25, 2013  |  By wobble

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

I just installed NEW Maverick OS two days ago and after the 40 minute install, it asked me if I wanted to install Adblock for Safari as one of a couple options. WA-LA!!

Cons

Non right now

Summary

It is a very simple program and works right out of the box.
I highly recommend!

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5 stars

"Version 2.5.38 for Safari"

July 26, 2012  |  By osusana

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Removes all ads.

Cons

None. I've had no problems with the program. Also easy to install.

Summary

I love it!

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5 stars

"New version available"

December 03, 2011  |  By Jack-Herer

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Latest Safari version: 2.4.33

Cons

Nothing at all

Summary

http://safariadblock.com/

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1 stars

"Bad. BAD. Very BAD!"

December 03, 2011  |  By Ibokassa

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Hard to see any

Cons

Crashes, beachballs, awfully slow after many tweaks and reinstalls.

Summary

There are few things I hate more than ads - one of them is this nagware.

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1 stars

"Exceptionally horrible."

November 14, 2011  |  By petervangalen

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Don't know

Cons

I downloaded and installed, yet the program is nowhere to be found. Not in applications, not in Safari preferences, there's no shortcut, and all advertisements are still there. And now it's clogging up my computer somewhere.
Wish I had read the other reviews. The other AdBlock program works great.

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5 stars

"Excellent Widget!"

November 13, 2011  |  By SoTCNews1977

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

This is great for businesses and individuals who need to know when packages arrive.

Cons

Cannot think of anything!

Summary

I find this Delivery widget to be valuable so we know when packages arrive so we can be there to pick them up and not worry about others stealing our orders.

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1 stars

"Outdated!!"

November 06, 2011  |  By hans.johansson

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Nothing good to say

Cons

Installs - but does not show up

Summary

DON'T USE

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2 stars

"Automatic Mac Restart on Extension Install"

June 19, 2011  |  By kcfern

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Blocked ads nicely while it worked

Cons

Restarted Mac on reinstall

Summary

I had this in place but uninstalled then reinstalled this morning. I went to Preferences to check the extension after installing. When clicked the close button, it restarted my Mac.

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4 stars

"Got this via the Apple website and it works great."

May 20, 2011  |  By MLN1963

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Works like advertised. Free! No annoying ads when viewing Youtube anymore!

Cons

None so far

Summary

Try it, it's free. Keep it if you like it, uninstall if you don't. You have nothing to lose except those stupid ads. I'm using version 2.4.4.

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1 stars

"Doesn't work!"

February 09, 2011  |  By SimonM74

 |  Version: Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3

Pros

Older version on macbook worked fine, no more ads seen at the time, so potentially good product

Cons

downloaded it again on new computer 9/2/11: don't notice a thing! It doesnt come up in the safari menu as it did before and all ads are still there!

Summary

is there some sort of issue with the current version? Can the safari Adblock people pls fix this?

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.4.0 RC3
Snow Leopard compatible.
General
Publisher Safari AdBlock
Publisher web site http://safariadblock.sourceforge.net/
Release Date August 29, 2009
Date Added August 29, 2009
Version 0.4.0 RC3
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 625.46KB
File Name Safari AdBlock 0.4.0 RC3.pkg
Popularity
Total Downloads 159,370
Downloads Last Week 373
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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