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    FocusMe Alternatives

    FocusMe is described as 'The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android' and is a anti procrastination tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FocusMe for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, Google Chrome and iPhone. The best alternative is Cold Turkey, which is free. Other great apps like FocusMe are Forest, SelfControl, Marinara: Pomodoro® Assistant and StayFocusd.

    FocusMe is mainly a Anti Procrastination Tool but alternatives to it may also be Pomodoro Timers or Time Tracking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FocusMe.
    This page was last updated Feb 16, 2022
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    The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.
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    1. 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!
      Most users think Cold Turkey is a great alternative to FocusMe.
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      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.
      Forest vs FocusMe opinions
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      It doesn't force you to work.
      Negative comment over 5 years ago


    2. 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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    3. Pomodoro technique as a Chrome extension.
    4. 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.
      StayFocusd vs FocusMe opinions
      Most users think StayFocusd is a great alternative to FocusMe.
      Really helpful, actually blocks websites, and has a strong nuclear mode
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

      Blocks websites well, nuclear mode similar to forced mode
      Positive comment almost 5 years ago


    5. 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.
      Some users think Freedom is a great alternative to FocusMe, some don't.
    6. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity.
      Focus vs FocusMe opinions
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      It similarly blocks applications and websites on Mac and is also able to generate analytics for your focused time. The application allows custom scripts to run when focusing starts or stops which can also be helpful for re-enabling things like notifications and turning on certain apps when your focus session is done.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

    7. BrowseControl is an agent-based web filter that blocks websites based on URLs and categories. Internet use quotas can be set based on schedules and timers. Includes a port filter and Windows application blocker.
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      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.


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

    8. Motion helps you stay productive on your computer by reducing time wasted on distracting sites and improving focus on the tasks you've set out to finish.
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