Top 5 Free Domain Name System(DNS) services

DNSDNS is a naming system for computers, services, or any other kind of resources that are connected to Internet or other networks.
The main purpose of DNS is, it translates the domain names into numeric identifiers associated with networking equipment, so that we can locate and address these devices worldwide.
DNS acts as an Organized phone-book for Internet, by converting the meaningful and human understandable hostnames into the IP addresses.
Here are the Top 5 free DNS service providers.
  1. Google DNS
  2. Open DNS
  3. DNS Advantage
  4. DNS Exit
  5. ScrubIt

For example will be converted into These free services will enhance your browsing speed.

Google DNS :

Google Public DNS is a free, global Domain Name System (DNS) resolution service, that you can use as an alternative to your current DNS provider. Configure your network settings to use the IP addresses and as your DNS servers.

Google DNS service

Open DNS :

OpenDNS makes networks in homes, schools and businesses safer, faster, smarter and more reliable through Web content filtering, security and navigation.

Open DNS free DNS server list :

Click to Read more about Open DNS.
DNS Advantage : DNS Advantage provides a FREE, FASTER, SAFER, and More RELIABLE Internet Experience. DNS Advantage resolves all your DNS requests through the UltraDNS Directory Services Platform.

DNS Advantage free DNS server list :



DNS Advantage
DNS Exit : Offer free dynamic DNS and static DNS to any top level domains. DNS supports Dynamic IP that allow you to run websites, ftp, or mail servers or Cable Modem lines with dynamic IP.
DNS Exit
ScrubIt :
ScrubIT is a FREE recursive DNS server that regulates what comes into your home or business. ScrubIT offers clean, reliable, and speedy DNS service FREE of charge. It filters the DNS scrubs out the bad stuff and is absolutely simple to setup and use.
ScrubIT free DNS server list :
Scrub It

I’m sure you might like to give these free DNS a shot and do let us know which free DNS you use at your end?


Akshay June 16, 2010

using google dns for sme time and no problem
will try others also

jemarc2009 July 12, 2010

Using OpenDNS is better than the others, if you want a secure internet browsing I recommend using OpenDNS.

This is very usefull for kids, coz I like OpenDNS web filtering method…very secure and effective…

Try it and you’ll see the difference.

vishal August 28, 2010

Yeah right,i dont have anything against google but google may even store our web history if we use its DNS, so its a better option to use openDNS for web security and privacy.