Do I have to pay for AdBlock?

Payment is optional. That's right. AdBlock is yours free, forever. No more annoying ads to slow you down, clog your feed, and come between you and your videos. Ever. And it's 100% free, completely, utterly, forever. What kind of company does that?

Well, three kinds of companies offer a really great and useful service without charging for it. One kind turns you into their product by selling your personal data to third parties. We're not that kind. Another is independently wealthy. Sadly, we're not that kind either.

AdBlock is the third kind, a product supported by people just like you who pay whatever they think is fair for not seeing the roughly 1,500 ads we block for them every week. There’s no catch. We believe that people who love AdBlock will pay a fair price for it. That’s why we make AdBlock available as “honorware": Pay what you can, when you can.

If you choose to donate to AdBlock, you can do that here: We also offer an upgrade option, AdBlock Premium, which gives you access to customizations within the extension with your continued support through a recurring subscription (more on this below). Regardless of whether you donate or upgrade, if you set up a recurring payment, you can cancel it at any time. If you change your mind, you can get a refund just by asking. 

If you don't want to pay, or can't afford to, you can still support us in other ways that won’t cost you a dime. Giving AdBlock a good review in your browser's extension store helps other folks find us. You can also tell all your friends about AdBlock! There are a lot of copycats out there. Be sure to tell them to get AdBlock from our website,, so they get the right one.

Optional Upgrades

AdBlock Premium

For the desktop extensions on Chrome, Firefox, and Edge you can upgrade to AdBlock Premium which provides customization features that have been requested by our users but require more development resources than we can support through one-time donations. Please note that this upgrade option does not provide additional ad blocking. Ad blocking has always been free and we intend to keep it that way.

Gold Upgrade

For the AdBlock for Safari Mac app, we have a one-time payment option: Gold Upgrade for the AdBlock for Safari Mac App.

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