Alternatives to Backdrop for all platforms with any license

Platforms

Desktop

  • LeDimmer icon

    LeDimmer

    LeDimmer is a small Windows application (<200KB) that sits in the system tray and simply dims the screen around the foreground...

    Free Windows

  • Clutter Cloak icon

    Clutter Cloak Discontinued

    Clutter Cloak is a tiny anti-distraction program for Windows XP. It is activated by a configurable hotkey, then obscures everything...

    Open Source Windows

  • Dropcloth icon

    Dropcloth

    Windows only: Instantly blank out your desktop and all of your running apps with Dropcloth, a Windows copy of previously mentioned...

    Open Source Windows

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