downloads

WARNING: whilst publicly accessible, the downloads repo is not designed for public consumption, and may not be suitable for your particular use-case


Hosts Files

If you wish to use the HOSTS files, then please download from the following links, to ensure the CDN is used:

Full Database

Path Description
hosts.txt Complete host database (alive and dead)
hosts.alive.txt Domains from hosts.txt that resolve and are active (alive)
hosts.dead.txt Domains from hosts.txt that no longer resolve and are inactive (dead)

Mobile Database

Note: the mobile database files are already included in the full database

Path Description
iOSAds.txt Mobile hosts database (devices with unlimited records)
iOSAdsLite.txt Mobile hosts database (devices limited to 1000 records or 32kb max file size)

Archived Database

Once a year, the host-files are purged of all dead domains, to reduce “bulking” and ensure an accurate host count. Archived versions (pre-purge) can be found here:

Path Description
hosts.txt Complete host database (alive and dead)
hosts.alive.txt Domains from hosts.txt that resolve and are active (alive)
hosts.dead.txt Domains from hosts.txt that no longer resolve and are inactive (dead)