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Forest is described as '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' and is a anti procrastination tool in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Forest for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Android, Windows, Online / Web-based and Google Chrome. The best alternative is SelfControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Forest are LeechBlock, Cold Turkey, FocusMe and StayFocusd.

Forest alternatives are mainly Anti Procrastination Tools but 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 Forest.
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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....

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceSelfControl either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Almost everyone thinks SelfControl is a great alternative to Forest.

    cause it does pretty much the same thing

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    LeechBlock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    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.

    ⚫︎ CustomizableLeechBlock is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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  3. 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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    Almost everyone thinks Cold Turkey is a great alternative to Forest.

    Forest is based on a completely different concept than cold turkey, cold turkey is more or less just a blocker whereas Forest is a productivity app which forces the person to stay and work and not waste time for a set amount of time

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    FocusMe

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

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

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in FocusMe to stay focused and productive.
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    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.

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    Almost everyone thinks StayFocusd is a great alternative to Forest.

    Because forest does not block apps, it just gives you motivation not to use them. I also think StayFocusd may end up taking over my phone and I do not trust it.

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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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  7. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingFocus supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    App Usage - Manage/Track Usage

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    App Usage is the easiest to use but powerful app/device usage management app. It provides the following key features: App usage history: gather the usage time about apps that you used Activity history: gather the time that you open apps -Play Store.

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    Productivity Owl

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
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    • Google Chrome

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

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    Don't Waste Today!

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet

    A procrastination tracker that will randomly ask if you're procrastinating or not.

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