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Cold Turkey Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to Cold Turkey for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is LeechBlock, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Cold Turkey and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Cold Turkey are FocusMe, SelfControl, Freedom and Focus.

Cold Turkey alternatives are mainly Anti Procrastination Tools but may also be Parental Control Tools or Pomodoro Timers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Cold Turkey.
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  • Mac
  • Windows

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  1. LeechBlock is a simple free productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your working day. All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.

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    Most users think LeechBlock is a great alternative to Cold Turkey.
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    Free, easy to set up and very effective. If it could block apps too then it would be perfect.

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    Simple interface; everything explained clearly and shortly; and also the process of setting it up was quick. Thanks LeechBlock.

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    It's really hard to bypass Leechblock and it keeps you off distracting websites. Unfortunately, it doesn't do so for apps, which would be useful.

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    FocusMe

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    • Windows
    • Android
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.

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    Most users think FocusMe is a great alternative to Cold Turkey.
    SoloPirlo

    FocusMe is the best app to block distractions on the internet. A lot of options, very reliable and excellent support. Being the biggest procrastinator in the universe, I have tested them all. FocusMe is it.

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    Blocks exactly what you want it to block. I was afraid I'd need to disable Chrome on my device, but FocusMe even lets you block the specific websites that give you trouble.

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  3. SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add sites to your blacklist, and click "Start.

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    Most users think SelfControl is a great alternative to Cold Turkey.
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    Freedom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Freedom is an application that disables networking on an Apple computer for up to eight hours at a time. Freedom will free you from the distractions of the internet, allowing you time to code, write, or create.

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    Some users think Freedom is a great alternative to Cold Turkey, some don't.
  5. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity.

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    Focusbar

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Bring your tasks to a focus with Focusbar - simple but powerful tool to help you work on one thing at a time. Stop multitasking and stay focused.

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    The Mac App Store shows that the most recent version in 1.3 from 9 years ago.

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    Serene

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    There’s no shortage of productivity tools, but most solve a piece of the problem – blocking websites, or playing concentration music – rather than solving the entire problem.

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    Productivity Owl

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    The Productivity Owl is a Google Chrome extension that eliminates your time wasting habits on the internet.

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    Block Site Extension

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Block Site is a browser addon to help you block desired websites. To operate, simply right-click on any webpage and click on the "Block this website" context-menu item. The website will be added to the block list.

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  10. 1Focus lets you block distracting apps and websites to skyrocket your productivity. Beat procrastination and get things done by focusing on one task at a time. Ideal for students, entrepreneurs, and creative people.

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