While ad blocking extensions for iPhone and iPad may have gotten all the attention, Apple has enabled the same content blocking architecture for macOS, too. Here are some of the options available for you.
Yeah, slim pickings so far compared to iOS. That's likely due to the existing ad blocker market on desktop, and the relegation of Mac content blockers to the plugin page rather than the Mac App Store.
If you try them out, let us know your favorites. And as soon as we've had a chance to test them all—and more of them come out—we'll let you know which one(s) we think are best!
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Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.