Adguard AdBlocker

Adguard AdBlocker 2.9.2 CRX for Chrome or Chromium

Free Productivity Extension

Published & copyrighted by adguard.com

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Adguard AdBlocker App / Specifications

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Tech Specs

  • • Type: Free Browser Extension
  • • Version: 2.9.2
  • • Require Chrome: 21.0 and up
  • • Offline: No
  • • File name: adguard-adblocker.crx

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  • • Rating average
  • 4.7 out of 5
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Download Count

  • • Total downloads
  • 1566
  • • Current version downloads
  • 224
  • • Updated: April 9, 2018
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Adguard AdBlocker / Description

AdGuard ad blocker effectively blocks all types of advertising on all web pages, even on Facebook, YouTube, and others!

What AdGuard ad blocker does:

1. Blocks all ads including:
- Video ads (including YouTube video ads)
- Rich media advertising like video ads, interstitial ads and floating ads
- Unwanted pop-ups
- Banners and text ads (including Facebook advertisements)
2. Speeds up page loading and saves bandwidth, thanks to the missing ads and pop up windows
3. Blocks many spyware, adware and dialer installers (optional)
4. Protects your privacy by blocking common third-party tracking systems (optional)
5. Protects you from malware and phishing (optional)

Why is AdGuard ad blocker better than Adblock or AdBlock Plus?

1. AdGuard ad blocker is really fast and lightweight. It uses half as much memory as other popular solutions: Adblock, Adblock Plus, and even outperforms uBlock.
2. AdGuard can handle anti-adblocking scripts. You won't have to turn off the ad blocker any more to be able to visit the websites that are using such scripts. Just send a complaint to our technical support and we'll handle it.
3. AdGuard is simply better looking and more modern.

How can AdGuard ad blocker protect your privacy?

Just enable "Spyware and tracking filter" in AdGuard's settings. It completely removes all forms of tracking from the Internet. AdGuard has one of the largest tracker filters containing more than 5,000 rules. It is even larger than the databases of Ghostery® and Disconnect.

How to remove social media with AdGuard?

Tired of all the «Like» buttons and similar widgets infesting all of your frequented web pages? Just enable AdGuard's "Social media filter" and forget about them.

How can AdGuard AdBlocker protect you from online threats?

At the moment we’ve got more than 1,800,000 harmful web sites on record. AdGuard can block domains known to spread malware, protecting your computer against viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware and adware. AdGuard really lowers risk of virus infections and prohibits access to harmful websites to prevent potential attacks.

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Release notes:
https://github.com/AdguardTeam/AdguardBrowserExtension/releases

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What's new in version 2.9.2:

[Added] Integration with the new Assistant

For a while now we develop AdGuard Assistant more or less independently, to later use it wherever we need — Windows and Mac apps use regular Assistant, Android and iOS apps use mobile version. Browser extension users encounter Assistant when they click "Block ads on this website" button. We will not go into the details here, those who interested can find the exhaustive changelog inside the Assistant repo.

[Improved] InsertCSS to use instead of the content scripts

There was a certain change in Chrome browser recently, that prompted us to respond by reconsidering the way we inject scripts and styles. The good thing is, thanks to this change we now have less bugs, more possibilities and were even able to make the extension more lightweight by reducing the amount of code.

[Improved] ExtendedCss has been updated to v1.10

This change is on the technical side, but from the end user perspective it converts into better performance and better quality ad blocking, thanks to more tools being available to the extension now.

Common
[Fixed] Some regex rules don't work
[Fixed] Can't build the extension with Maven 3.5.2
[Fixed] Assistant menu doesn't save its position on pages
[Fixed] Assistant doesn't block in 'Preview' mode
[Fixed] Element hiding exclusion can't be applied to iframe
[Fixed] Filters are not getting updated after the clean install
[Fixed] Assistant dialog default position is different from where it should be
[Fixed] AdGuard extension for Yandex Browser prevents downloading of .pdf files on vk.com
[Fixed] Rules proposed by AdGuard for "content-security-policy-check" are incorrect
[Fixed] Warning Page Appears Twice
[Fixed] Extension can't detect it when you disable filtering in Adguard for Win via Assistant
[Improved] Old links have been replaced with new ones

What's new in version 2.8.6:

[Fixed] Hotfix: improve the integration mode

What's new in version 2.8.4:

[Added] Integration with reports.adguard.com
[Added] $badfilter modifier support
[Fixed] onet.pl shows anti adblock notice
[Fixed] Errors in the browser console
[Fixed] Blog link in the footer
[Fixed] Double scroll bar in filtering log
[Improved] AdGuard now filters "New tab" windows
[Improved] Styles protection has been enhanced
[Improved] "ExtendedCss" module has been upgraded to v1.0.9
[Fixed] Browsing security fails in Chrome incognito mode

What's new in version 2.7.2:

[Fixed] Manual blocking tool selector bug
[Fixed] AdGuard hides an iframe even if asked not to
[Fixed] Video player does not work on seodiv.com
[Fixed] A bug with element hiding rule with domains containing www
[Fixed] JS rules are not wrapped into an anonymous function
[Improved] Styles protection has been enhanced
[Improved] Memory allocations on filters update check
[Improved] 'ExtendedCss' module has been upgraded to v1.0.8

What's new in version 2.6.7:

[Fixed] Requests with PING type aren't processed
[Fixed] SVG images are broken

What's new in version 2.6.5:

[Improved] $important modifier was added to the rule constructor
[Added] $csp modifier support
[Improved] Global variables were got rid of
[Improved] Tabs API
[Changed] The build process for v2.6

[Changed] The build process was changed so that all Adguard's code is encapsulated into a reusable API
[Fixed] `chrome.webRequest.onBeforeRequest` now intercepts WebSocket
[Improved] Text in the rules constructor is too dark with built-in dark theme for dev tools
[Fixed] Separators in rules constructor are collapsed in some cases
[Added] `$empty` modifier
[Added] Adguard French filter
[Added] “Select all/none” buttons to rules constructor
[Changed] '2016' to '2017'
[Changed] filterlists.com were added to possible filters sources
[Changed] Filtering log performance
[Fixed] Rule constructor can't create a rule with [onclick] attribute which contains a big script
[Fixed] Rule constructor works incorrectly with TD tag
[Fixed] Regular expressions with `$` aren't processed properly
[Fixed] Error while parsing rules with `$replace` modifier
[Fixed] Error while parsing wide filtering rules
[Fixed] Basic URL rule, which contains domain name, blocks WS
[Fixed] Blocked `blob:` URLs
[Fixed] Errors while parsing CSS rules
[Fixed] Sustainability to the LastPass vulnerability
[Fixed] Huge user filter slows down the 'options' page loading
[Fixed] Browsing security doesn't work
[Fixed] Error parsing pseudo class
[Improved] WebRTC circumvention
[Improved] Separate loading of the cosmetic filters and JS filters
[Changed] German translation was updated
[Changed] A link for "Protected by Adguard for Windows" menu item was added to the description page
[Fixed] Adguard settings window is not shown in private mode
[Fixed] WebRTC circumvention
[Fixed] Adguard 2.6.1 Beta does not block WebSocket connection
[Fixed] Auto-activation of filters still work in integration mode
[Fixed] `$webrtc` does not work on rapidvideo.com
[Fixed] Filtering log errors
[Fixed] A bug with element hiding rule with domains containing www
[Fixed] A rule with a single `$content` modifier now will be ignored. A rule with multiple modifiers which includes `$content` continue to work
[Fixed] CSP and WebRTC rules are now processing the proper way
[Fixed] unutulmazfilmler.co - blocked iframe is not collapsed
[Fixed] $content modifier works as URL exclusion
[Fixed] Difference of blocked ads before AG turn off and after turn on

What's new in version 2.5.11:

[Fixed] Collapsing elements may cause a huge load on certain websites

[Fixed] tvcast.naver.com issue with collapsing video tag
[Fixed] [BUG] igrul-ka.ru - iframe with a chat is hidden (FF, Chrome)
[Fixed] avito.ru messages bug

What's new in version 2.5.8:

[Fixed] CSP change is not applied to iframes
[Fixed] "Allow search ads and websites' self-promotion" option doesn't work in Chromium extension
[Added] $important modifier
[Fixed] Content Security Policy excessive blocking
[Fixed] Some symbols are displayed in a different font
[Fixed] Bug in set[Restricted|Permitted]Domains method
[Fixed] Filter rule text box is now editable
[Fixed] Rule constructor ignores element id
[Fixed] Amazon page blinking issue
[Fixed] Ad blocking on forum.adguard.com can't be disabled
[Fixed] Changed the way url/referrer for frames is checked
[Fixed] Big frames (like youtube frames) do not pre-collapse any more
[Fixed] tvcast.naver.com issue
[Fixed] igrul-ka.ru issue
[Improved] "ExtendedCss" module upgraded to v1.0.6
[Improved] A token/shortcut extracted from simple regex rules
[Improved] New filters server is used instead of AG backend
[Improved] Adguard styles are protected from removing
[Improved] "elementCollapser" is extracted to a separate file

What's new in version 2.4.14:

[Fixed] Add $websocket content type and modifier
[Enhancement] Update AG extension icon
[Enhancement] Update jQuery to v2.X

What's new in version 2.4.13:

[Changed] Update AG extension translations
[Fixed] Preview window is not fully translated
[Fixed] Few mistakes in French translation
[Fixed] WebSocket connections circumvention using frames with "src=data:text/html"
[Fixed] False alert on http://diep.io/
[Fixed] Adguard compatibility issue with Reddit Enhancement Suite extension
[Fixed] Extended CSS element hiding filtering rules statistics
[Fixed] Wrong rule is constructed by the dev tools
[Fixed] Cannot convert example.com##[role="main"]:style(display: none;) rule properly
[Fixed] Blocked iframe "flickering" all the time
[Fixed] 2.4.10 + forum.ixbt.com = NO log in windows!
[Fixed] Custom rules with "www." do not work
[Fixed] Change the line height in filtering log less high

What's new in version 2.4.10:
[Added] Extended selector support

With extended selectors support, we can much more easily create some rules that were very, very hard to create earlier. Notably, this concerns rules required to block such things as 'Sponsored posts' on Facebook etc.

[Added] Integration with Chrome DevTools

We added a custom sidebar panel to Chrome Developer tools 'Elements' tab. So now you can create and add rules directly from chromium devtools panel with detailed settings and preview functionality.

[Fixed] 'Wrong log format' error
[Fixed] WebSocket connections are broken on poloniex.com
[Fixed] Websockets are broken in old versions of Chrome
[Fixed] WebSocket connections can't be blocked
[Fixed] Console new tab issue
[Fixed] 'Block Ads' selection doesn't work
[Added] Support for the :style pseudo class syntax
[Changed] Adguard doesn't use proto property anymore
[Changed] The way "Preview" works (when blocking element manually)
[Fixed] Assistant does not select element properly in Touch UI
[Fixed] French spelling error
[Fixed] $elemhide rule was not applied correctly
[Fixed] Constant blocked iframe "flickering"
[Fixed] Adguard does not inject CSS into disqus iframe
[Improved] "Page size" in User filter and whitelist increased to 200 entries

What's new in version 2.3.8:
[Added] Annoyances filter

This filter blocks irritating elements on webpages, including cookie notices, third-party widgets and in-page popups (Doesn't include social media widgets and buttons, to block them you can still use Social media filter separately). It was inspired by Fanboy Annoyances List, but doesn't duplicate it, so you can use them both together.

[Added] New ad blocking "Assistant" UI
[Added] Assistant core code refactoring. We've reworked the whole Assistant module in order for it to be reused in other Adguard products. For instance, the same code is used in Adguard for iOS manual element blocking feature.
[Fixed] An issue with creating an invalid rule
[Added] Blocking WebSocket connections
[Changed] Code for chromium extension was massively refactored in order to port our extension to Microsoft Edge browser
[Changed] Adguard now stores filters using chromium storage API instead of the file system like we did earlier. This has finally resolved all compatibility issues we had with CCleaner
[Fixed] Gmail.com tabs become irresponsive after cancelling selector menu
[Changed] When both 'Blocked' and 'Whitelist' checkboxes are selected, the log should display Blocked+Whitelisted requests
[Fixed] Turn off caching for requests downloading filter updates
[Fixed] XMLDocument can be a valid HTML document
[Fixed] Enabling 'Use optimized filters' distorts filter count
[Fixed] Wrong preview is shown while blocking elements on yandex.ru
[Fixed] Wrong area selection shown on yandex.ru
[Fixed] $genericblock modifier does not work properly
[Fixed] Selector border position is wrong (below the actually selected element)

What's new in version 2.3.4:
[Fixed] Adguard does not block WebSocket connection
[Fixed] Detect BitTorrent INC Maelstrom
[Fixed] Turn caching off for requests downloading filter updates
[Fixed] XMLDocument can be a valid HTML document
[Fixed] Enabling "Use optimized filters" corrupts filter count
[Fixed] Highlighting some elements with assistant makes them disappear
[Fixed] Wrong preview is shown while blocking elements on yandex.ru
[Fixed] Wrong area selection shown at yandex.ru
[Fixed] $genericblock modifier does not work properly
[Fixed] Selector border position is wrong: below the actually selected element
[Changed] When selected checkboxes Blocked and Whitelist the log should display Blocked+Whitelisted requests [Fixed] AdguardSelectorLib not working properly in Safari iPad/iOS

What's new in version 2.2.4:
* Fixed a compatibility issue with CCLeaner

What's new in version 2.2.3:
* "Block ads on this site" button now works as intended if several windows are opened
* "Selector" module code refactoring
* Fixed an issue with selector module creating an invalid filter rule

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In addition to browser extensions, there are also AdGuard versions for Windows and Mac. You can download them on the website adguard.com.

How do they differ from the browser extension:
+ Block ads in all browsers.
+ Block ads even better (although it would seem that it just couldn’t be any better :)).
+ Block requests to dangerous sites, instead of just warning about them.
+ Contain Parental Control module. When it is enabled, you can safely leave your children alone with the internet.
+ Allow you to install extensions (userscripts) - Greasemonkey and Tampermonkey analogue for all browsers.
+ Integrated with the Web of Trust (WOT, mywot.com). With us, you will be assured of reliability of the websites that you are visiting.

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Free and Open Source:
https://github.com/AdguardTeam/AdguardBrowserExtension

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Found a bug? Have a problem and need help? Visit our forum: https://forum.adguard.com/

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