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Is AdBlocker Ultimate legitimate? How much does it cost? (Original Post) DinahMoeHum Apr 2024 OP
It's free open source software. Do a web search and read some reliable sites' opinions. Wonder Why Apr 2024 #1
This is NOT AdBlock Plus. . . DinahMoeHum Apr 2024 #3
Yup and yup it's free. It's one of the adblocker extensions I use on Firefox. 50 Shades Of Blue Apr 2024 #2
I've used it for years bucolic_frolic Apr 2024 #4
OK. . .AdBlock Plus vs AdBlocker Ultimate. . . DinahMoeHum Apr 2024 #5
I use them both, plus AdGuard and Ghostery. 50 Shades Of Blue Apr 2024 #6
Did you pay anything for AdBlocker Ultimate? DinahMoeHum Apr 2024 #7
No, it's a free extension on Firefox (the PC browser I use). 50 Shades Of Blue Apr 2024 #8
A search shows canetoad Apr 2024 #9
AdGuard Is by far the best ad blocker. ItsjustMe Apr 2024 #10
I see it here: LeftInTX Apr 2024 #11
Here is a link: LeftInTX Apr 2024 #12
I did a free trial on AdBlocker Ultimate. . . DinahMoeHum Apr 2024 #13

DinahMoeHum

(22,024 posts)
3. This is NOT AdBlock Plus. . .
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 10:36 AM
Apr 2024

. . .some "reliable sites" info?

AdBlocker Ultimate is a completely different animal.

bucolic_frolic

(44,621 posts)
4. I've used it for years
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 10:37 AM
Apr 2024

It's a free add-on in Firefox. The only conflict I ever had with it was because I also run another ad-blocker alongside, and it blocked access to most functions on ONE site. So I disabled it for that website.

50 Shades Of Blue

(10,394 posts)
6. I use them both, plus AdGuard and Ghostery.
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 02:15 PM
Apr 2024

Ad blockers don't all block all of the same things, and a few sites won't load properly when one or more is enabled on that site, so you have to disable whichever one(s) are causing the problem. The one that I have the least amount of issues with (not that I usually have many with the others) is Ghostery.

DinahMoeHum

(22,024 posts)
7. Did you pay anything for AdBlocker Ultimate?
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 03:45 PM
Apr 2024

It seems there's a 14-day trial, then if you wish to continue, it's about $29 a year (thankfully not monthly)

canetoad

(17,414 posts)
9. A search shows
Thu Apr 4, 2024, 05:05 PM
Apr 2024

That it is a browser add on, available for the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Mac and Opera. It is free and has many good reviews.

So in answer to your question; Yes, I believe it is legitimate and well regarded.

LeftInTX

(27,236 posts)
11. I see it here:
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 08:52 AM
Apr 2024

https://adblockultimate.net/windows

Supposedly, you can watch YouTube with it. YouTube has been blocking adblockers. So, I disable my adblockers. For some reason the adblock software eventually catches up with YouTube and I can use it again.

You may want to edit your OP or create another post with a link to adblock ultimate.
Everyone thinks you're talking about the free version.

LeftInTX

(27,236 posts)
12. Here is a link:
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 09:02 AM
Apr 2024
https://adblockultimate.net/windows

Supposedly, you can watch YouTube with it. YouTube has been blocking adblockers. So, I disable my adblockers. For some reason the adblock software eventually catches up with YouTube and I can use it again.

You may want to edit your OP or create another post with a link to adblock ultimate.
Everyone thinks you're talking about the free version.

Also, it may work on Android Devices:
On Android, it doesn't work on the YouTube App, but may work on YouTube if you open it through their browser?
https://support.adblockultimate.net/en/articles/3387509-features-and-benefits

AdBlocker Ultimate ad-blocking technology is already available in Google Play Store for your Android mobile device. Due to Android OS's policy, we are not allowed to apply our technology across the entire device. Thus we developed our own web browsing app - AdBlocker Ultimate Browser. It is packed with our advanced ad-blocking technology. Since AdBlocker Ultimate Browser originates from users’ most beloved free ad blocking browser extension – AdBlocker Ultimate, it comes with NO predefined whitelist or acceptable ads!

NOTE: In order to see no ads, you need to browse the Internet via AdBlocker Ultimate Browser. Please be aware that AdBlocker Ultimate Browser is a browsing app, not an ad-blocking add-on for your Android device. It doesn’t block ads within other apps (i.e. the YouTube app).


I remember one time, I forgot my MP3 player while working out. So, I went to one of my YouTube Playlists. OMG, the ads.

It may be worth the free trial. If I can watch YouTube via their browser on my phone, I would think it's worth $14/yr.
Hopefully, you can get some better advice about it!


ETA: I read this, but it's from 2016
https://www.businessinsider.com/adblock-ultimate-removed-from-chrome-store-following-trademark-complaint-from-eyeo-2016-4

And this: https://vpnoverview.com/internet-safety/secure-browsing/best-adblockers/

Apparently, there is no trademark on "Adblock", which seems to add to the confusion

(Now, I'm curious too! I haven't been able to use any ad blocker on my android phone. I tried once and I couldn't get online, so I removed it)

DinahMoeHum

(22,024 posts)
13. I did a free trial on AdBlocker Ultimate. . .
Sat Apr 6, 2024, 09:22 AM
Apr 2024

. . .and it was great. . .

. . .but now I'm deciding whether or not to pay $29.99 for a full year for 3 devices.

Wonder if it's worth it - after all, I use ESET as my anti-virus software for years (on the advice of friends at MicroCenter) and I've had no regrets with it.

Might be one of those "you get what you pay for" times. sometimes the best isn't for free.

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