Alternatives to Backdrop for all platforms with any license

  • Clutter Cloak icon

    Clutter Cloak

    Clutter Cloak is a tiny anti-distraction program for Windows XP. It is activated by a configurable hotkey, then obscures everything on the screen except the child window immediately under the mouse pointer. (By default the hotkey is...

    Open Source Windows

    • Discontinued Official website inaccessible but download still available at download sites.
  • Dropcloth icon


    Windows only: Instantly blank out your desktop and all of your running apps with Dropcloth, a Windows copy of previously mentioned Mac-only app Backdrop. Dropcloth is a simple application that overlays a solid colored window on top...

    Open Source Windows

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