BreakthePaywall! is a free add-on for Internet Explorer 7 or higher using Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 that simplifies using the various methods for circumventing website paywall restrictions.
NEW Version 1.3.1 now available! - this latest release solves the problems with Microsoft's August 2011 update for IE which changed the way cookies are stored and also adds functionality for deleting Flash cookies and HTML5 DOM Storage. Go to the download area to install the latest version.
Paywalls are increasingly being erected by many websites - news and other media sites being the main users of paywalls. BreakthePaywall! is not designed to work on subscription only websites. BreakthePaywall! is designed to work solely on those websites that initially allow you to view free content but after doing so, for example, 3 times, then ask you to register and/or pay to view any further content within the website. BreakthePaywall! will also work with sites that allow full access when viewed from news aggregation search sites. For further details see the FAQ.
BreakthePaywall! adds an extra item to the context menu of your webbrowser. Once installed simply right click on any link and choose BreakthePaywall! The add-on will then attempt to open the link in a new window.
BreakthePaywall! is free to download and use. If you like it please consider making a donation towards the ongoing updates and maintenance via paypall.
To install BreakthePaywall! please follow the instructions in the download section for the browser you use.
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