Redirect to privacy-friendly alternatives

What is Alter?

Alter is a free and open-source Firefox add-on that redirects YouTube, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, and Medium links to privacy-friendly alternatives such as Invidious, Nitter, Teddit, Bibliogram, and Scribe. It aims to enhance online privacy by providing users with alternative platforms that respect their privacy.

Stats date:
Users: 93 ▲ 1
Rating: 4.86 (7)
Version: 7.0 (Last updated: 2022-07-12)
Creation date: 2021-06-07
Weekly download count: 4
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • <all_urls>
  • storage
Size: 17.08K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge
  • Alter tries to redirect you to privacy-friendly alternatives.
  • As of now it redirects YouTube, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram and Medium links to Invidious, Nitter, Teddit, Bibliogram and Scribe instances respectively.
  • It is completely free and open-source software.
  • The source code can be found at,
User reviews
Not bad, but I wish there was a button to switch instances. and to be able to add multiple instances to other instances. yeah. that's all I was missing.
by krokoboy, 2023-09-23
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Risk impact

Alter is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Alter if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Alter has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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