Get Alternative find best software

Microsoft family features

Parental controls

Microsoft family features Description
Microsoft family features (includes family safety features formerly known as Microsoft Family Safety), is a free set of features available on Windows 10 PC and Mobile that is bundled with the Windows 10 operating system. Parents can manage the settings for these features at
Starting in Windows 10, a Microsoft Account is required to use the Microsoft family features. A parent can manage settings for a child if both of their Microsoft Accounts are in the same family. When parents turn on settings for their child, these settings are applied to every device that the child logs into with that Microsoft Account.
Other changes to family safety features in Windows 10 include Windows Store purchase controls and the ability to find a child’s Windows 10 Mobile device on a map.
A list below shows Microsoft family features alternatives which were either selected by us or voted for by users. You can filter this list by tags and platforms

Latest version of Microsoft family features is Windows 10 - version 1511 and it was released on November, 2015.

Microsoft family features Alternatives

  • DansGuardian by Aecio F. Neto

    DansGuardian, written by SmoothWall Ltd and others, is content-control software: software designed to control which websites users can access. It also includes virus filtering and usage monitoring...

    Latest version of DansGuardian is and it was released on {{Release date and age|2009|06|df=yes}}.

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Free Networkrelated Software
  • Green Dam Youth Escort by Jinhui Computer System Engineering Ltd.,Dazheng Human Language Technology Academy Ltd.

    Green Dam Youth Escort is content-control software for Windows developed in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Originally under a directive from the Ministry of Industry and Information...

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Internet Censorship In China, Science And Technology In The Peoples Republic Of China
  • Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 by Microsoft

    Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG), formerly known as Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA Server), is a network router, firewall, antivirus program,...

    Latest version of Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 is 2010 and it was released on 2011-10-10.

    Tags: Windows Server System, Firewall Software, Computer Security Software, Proxy Servers, 1997 Software, Contentcontrol Software
  • Net Nanny by ContentWatch, Inc.

    Net Nanny is a brand of content-control software marketed primarily towards parents as a way to control a child's computer activity. The flagship product allows a computer owner to block and filter...

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Internet Safety
  • Norton Family by Symantec

    Norton Family (previously known as Online Family.Norton and Norton Online Family) is a cloud-based parental control service. Norton Family is aimed at "fostering communication" involving parents and...

    Tags: Symantec Software, Internet Safety, Proprietary Software, Contentcontrol Software
  • Pumpic

    Pumpic is a parental mobile monitoring service launched in 2012. The company develops and supports mobile and tablet monitoring software compatible with iOS and Android platforms. Pumpic application...

    Latest version of Pumpic is 19 (iOS), 21 (Android) and it was released on April 22, 2016.

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Internet Safety
  • ScreenLimit by ScreenLimit Ltd.

    ScreenLimit is time based content-control software for parents to control the time their children spend on...

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Internet Safety, Crossplatform Software, Ios Software, Android Software, Windows Software
  • SquidGuard

    SquidGuard is a URL redirector software, which can be used for content control of websites users can access. It is written as a plug-in for Squid and uses blacklists to define sites for which access...

    Latest version of SquidGuard is 1.4 and it was released on 2009-01-03.

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software, Free Networkrelated Software, Linux Security Software, Unix Networkrelated Software, Unix Securityrelated Software
  • Trustwave SecureBrowsing by Trustwave Holdings

    Trustwave SecureBrowsing (previously known as Finjan SecureBrowsing and M86 SecureBrowsing) is a security plug-in for web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome developed by...

    Latest version of Trustwave SecureBrowsing is 3.611 and it was released on 2012-11-01.

    Tags: Computer Security Software, Mozilla Addons, Contentcontrol Software, Internet Safety, Google Chrome Extensions
  • UserGate Web Filter by Entensys

    UserGate Web Filter performs Internet filtering for large and medium business, educational institutions, Internet providers, and public Wi-Fi access points. The solution works as content-control...

    Tags: Contentcontrol Software
  • WebWatcher by Awareness Technologies

    WebWatcher is a proprietary licensed computer and mobile device monitoring software developed by Awareness Technologies. WebWatcher is compatible with iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS operating...

    Tags: 2002 Software, Proprietary Crossplatform Software, Crossplatform Software, Windows Software, Macos Software, Blackberry Software, C Software, Android Software, Contentcontrol Software
  • Cortana by Microsoft

    Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant created by Microsoft for Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile, Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft Band, Xbox One, iOS, Android, Windows Mixed Reality, and soon Amazon...

    Tags: Virtual Assistants, Natural Language Processing Software, Windows 10, Windows Phone, Windows Phone Software, Windows Components, Ios Software, Android Software, 2014 Software
  • Microsoft Agent

    Microsoft Agent was a technology developed by Microsoft which employed animated characters, text-to-speech engines, and speech recognition software to enhance interaction with computer users. Thus...

    Latest version of Microsoft Agent is 2.0 and it was released on {{Start date and age|2003}}.

    Tags: Microsoft Software, Speech Processing Software, Windows Components, Computerrelated Introductions In 1995, 2009 Disestablishments
  • Windows Installer by Microsoft

    Windows Installer (previously known as Microsoft Installer, codename Darwin) is a software component and application programming interface (API) of Microsoft Windows used for the installation,...

    Latest version of Windows Installer is 5.0 and it was released on 2009-07-22.

    Tags: Installation Software, Microsoft Application Programming Interfaces, Windows Administration, Windows Components
  • Windows Live Messenger by Microsoft

    Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) is a discontinued instant messaging client developed by Microsoft for Windows, Xbox 360, BlackBerry OS, iOS, Java ME, S60 on Symbian OS 9.x, and Zune...

    Tags: 1999 Software, Adware, Msn, Teleconferencing, Videotelephony, Voip Software, Windows Instant Messaging Clients, Windows Live, Windowsonly Freeware, Symbian Software, Yahoo Instant Messaging Clients, 2013 Disestablishments, Discontinued Microsoft Software
  • Windows Live OneCare by Microsoft

    Windows Live OneCare (previously Windows OneCare Live, codenamed A1) was a computer security and performance enhancement service developed by Microsoft for Windows. A core technology of OneCare was...

    Latest version of Windows Live OneCare is 2.5.2900.30 and it was released on 2010-03-06.

    Tags: Windows Live, Antivirus Software, Firewall Software, Backup Software, Spyware Removal, 2006 Software
  • Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner by Microsoft

    Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner (formerly Windows Live Safety Center and codenamed Vegas) was an online scanning, PC cleanup, and diagnosis service to help remove of viruses, spyware/adware, and...

    Latest version of Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner is 1.2.969 and it was released on 2006-08-14{{Citation needed|date=April 2011}}.

    Tags: Windows Live, Computer Security Software, Web Applications, 2006 Software