FocusNow Alternatives

    FocusNow is described as 'small yet powerful productivity app for Windows that allows you the freedom to block out the distractions online and offline, while retaining your access to the sites and programs you need' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to FocusNow for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Cold Turkey, which is free. Other great apps like FocusNow are Freedom (Paid), FocusMe (Paid), SelfControl (Free, Open Source) and Focus (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    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!
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    2. 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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    3. The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.
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    4. 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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    5. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity. It has lots of awesome features like scheduling, showing motivational quotes on blocked pages, whitelisting and pomodoro support.
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    6. Iris is software which makes monitors healthy for the eyes. With iris you can reduce the blue light emitted from your screen for better sleep, reduce the brightness of your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.
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    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. It's simple...
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    8. The Productivity Owl is a Google Chrome extension that eliminates your time wasting habits on the internet.
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    9. Unplug, just enough. ( OFFTIME ) lets you monitor and customize your connectivity so you can do the things that matter. Unplug and focus on your work, have quality time with the people you care about, or simply enjoy some peace of mind.
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