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    Focus Alternatives

    Focus is described as 'Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity' and is a Anti Procrastination Tool in the Development category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Focus for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Google Chrome. The best alternative is LeechBlock, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Focus are Cold Turkey (Freemium), Forest (Freemium), Freedom (Paid) and SelfControl (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 10, 2022

    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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    2. Cold Turkey is a productivity program that you can use to temporarily block yourself off of popular social media sites, addicting websites and games so that you can get your work done!
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    3. Forest is an app to help you stay focused on your work. Whenever you want to concentrate, you can plant a seed in Forest. In the next 30 minutes, this small seed will gradually grow into a big tree.
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    4. 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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      It also supports iOS and Android blocking!
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    5. 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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    6. The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.
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    7. StayFocusd is a productivity extension for Google Chrome that helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites.
    8. Vitamin-R is a different kind of productivity tool. It helps you getting started, supports you in your task, keeps you focused and motivated.
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    9. Pluckeye is a filter designed with compulsive users of porn in mind. When Pluckeye is first installed, all images on the Internet are blocked.
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    10. Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.
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