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Focusbar Alternatives

Focusbar is described as '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' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Focusbar for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, Linux and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Cold Turkey, which is free. Other great apps like Focusbar are Pomodone, Forest, FocusMe and SelfControl.

Focusbar alternatives are mainly Anti Procrastination Tools but may also be Pomodoro Timers or Color Temperature Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Focusbar.
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  1. Cold Turkey icon

    Cold Turkey

    • Mac
    • Windows
    65 alternatives to Cold Turkey 

    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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    Pomodone

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    67 alternatives to Pomodone 

    Pomodone is the easiest way to track your workflow using Pomodoro technique, on top of your current task management service.

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    1.  Selective SynchronizationPomodone allows you to pick which files are synced between the server and your devices.
    2.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Pomodone to stay focused and productive.
    3.  Dark ModePomodone supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  LightweightPomodone consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Forest

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox
    65 alternatives to Forest 

    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. However, if you cannot resist the temptation and leave this app to check...

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    1.  GamificationForest makes use of game-design elements such as point scoring, competition, achievements, etc.
    2.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Forest to stay focused and productive.
    3.  Distraction-freeForest has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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  4. FocusMe icon

    FocusMe

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    53 alternatives to FocusMe 

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

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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in FocusMe to stay focused and productive.
    2.  Distraction-freeFocusMe has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    SelfControl

    57 alternatives to SelfControl 

    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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    1.  Distraction-freeSelfControl has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Command line interfaceSelfControl either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.


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    focus booster

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    75 alternatives to focus booster 

    focus booster is a simple timer application following the 'Pomodoro technique' for time management.

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    1.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with focus booster.
    2.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in focus booster to stay focused and productive.
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    StayFocusd

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    81 alternatives to StayFocusd 

    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. Once your allotted time has been used up, the sites you have blocked will be inaccessible for the rest of the...

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    1.  Distraction-freeStayFocusd has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Freedom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    63 alternatives to Freedom 

    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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    YAPA

    • Windows
    81 alternatives to YAPA 

    YAPA, Yet Another Pomodoro Application, is minimalistic desktop timer app for Pomodoro Technique users.

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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in YAPA to stay focused and productive.
    2.  PortableYAPA can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed since May 2017 and the installer can't be downloaded from the official website anymore. Last version, 1.2.0, released in January 2015, can be still downloaded as portable program from GitHub.

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  10. BrowseControl icon

    BrowseControl

    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted
    52 alternatives to BrowseControl 

    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.

    Central management console makes controlling employee internet access for your entire business as easy as a few clicks.
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