Forest Alternatives and Similar Software

Alternatives to Forest for Mac, Windows, Android, Linux, iPhone and more. Filter by license to discover only free or Open Source alternatives. This list contains a total of 25+ apps similar to Forest.

Forest is an app to help you stay focused on your work by planting seeds in a forest. If your looking for more info about Forest like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 1/4/2019 11:45:00 AM

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  • 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." Until that timer expires, you will be unable to access those sites--even if you restart your computer or delete the application.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • 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 day.

    Free Web Chrome

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  • Focus

    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. * Improve the quality of your work * Increase the value of your time * Get more done * Get in the flow * Get peace of mind Download the 14-day free trial at the website to get started!

    Commercial Mac

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  • 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. At the end of your selected offline period, Freedom re-enables your network, restoring everything as normal.

    Commercial Mac Windows iPhone iPad

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  • FocusMe

    Block all distractions on your devices to help to get your work done! Focus Me (previously Distraction Blocker) is the most powerful application and website blocker for Windows, Mac and Android. This productivity tool helps you to focus on what is important and prevents you from getting distracted by social media, news, games, or your inbox.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows Android

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  • Productivity Owl

    The Productivity Owl is a Google Chrome extension that eliminates your time wasting habits on the internet. Instead of just blacklisting certain websites, the productivity owl is present on every page. He allows a certain amount of time to get the info you need, then get out. This creates a system where you learn to find what you need fast. If you don't go fast to beat the owl's timer, the owl will close the page's tab for you.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome OS Chrome

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  • Offtime

    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. ( OFFTIME ) lets you create profiles that block your calls, texts, and notifications. You can even restrict access to any apps, so you can make sure you don’t get distracted, break free and have some quality time.

    • Discontinued Has compatibility issues with the latest versions of Android and iOS, with the developer not responding or updating to fix these.
    • Does not let you open other apps while you are offtime Guest • Jun 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Android iPhone

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  • Moment

    Track how much you and your family use your iPhone and iPad each day, automatically • Set daily limits on it and find a balance for the screens in your life Now on the Apple Watch • Quickly see how long you and your family have used your phone today. - You'll see a colorful icon for each one of your family members on your glance. Green means well under their daily limit, yellow means getting close, and red screams they went overboard.

    Freemium $ $ $ iPhone iPad Apple Watch

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  • Finito

    Finito is a live wallpaper app with a countdown, percentage or progress bar for follow your deadline and boost your productivity. Just set a start date and a deadline, customize the wallpaper and menu bar and ready, the motivational boost will be present every time you see the screen. Your boring wallpaper is a motivational machine + Automatically refresh displaying a countdown, percentage, or animation that reflects progress. + Multiple deadline styles to customize the wallpaper.

    Free Open Source Mac

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  • SprintWork

    SprintWork is an effective distraction blocking and time tracking software that can help you get work done on time and recover valuable time lost to social media and games. By default SprintWork blocks Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and other social networking websites using a fully customizable website blocking list that can be set in three modes: block list, allow list and complete blocking of all Internet access.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Time Sink

    Time Sink helps you track how you spend your time on your Mac. It automatically logs opened windows and applications, and keeps track of how long you've spent using things in total (i.e. running), and in the foreground (i.e. actively using).

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac

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  • Sidetracked

    Sidetracked is introducing a new way of doing good by you, and by others. In this digital age, humans have become incredibly busy, and are not always able to make a difference in the world. With Sidetracked, now you can. The more you focus on what really matters to you, the more we donate on YOUR behalf. We envision seeing a world of young leaders, making each moment count, for you and for others.

    Freemium Android

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  • Scary Productive

    Scary Productive is a behaviour training extension — it scares the hell out of you to train away visiting procrastinating websites when you shouldn't. Add a website you want to block in the options and when you try to go to a blocked page you will be redirected to a special video that will make you jump. Active days & times Choose the days and intervals during the day when you want to block websites.

    Freemium Web Chrome Firefox

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  • 1Focus

    1Focus lets you block distracting apps and websites to skyrocket your productivity. Beat procrastination and get things done by focusing on one task at a time. Ideal for students, entrepreneurs, and creative people. "Wonderfully simple to use" – awickwire "The best program that helps you to get things done." – Ksrhee24 "I'm a terrible procrastinator and this app saves me from myself." – Stig77 EASY TO USE 1.) Select the apps/websites to block 2.

    Commercial Mac

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  • AppDetox

    Smartphone addicted? Heavy app user? Need more control over your apps? AppDetox helps you to calm down your mobile app usage, and take a digital detox. You are able to set your own rules for your apps to detox from some heavy usage and stop procrastinating. Every time you violate one of your own rules, AppDetox will remind you to take a break and stop your heavy app usage. You can also keep track of these violations in a log.

    Free Android

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  • Anti-Social

    [This app is developed by the same company that's behind Freedom ] Anti-Social is a productivity application for Macs that turns off the social parts of the internet. When Anti-Social is running, you’re locked away from distracting social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and other sites you specify. With Anti-Social, you’ll be amazed how much you get done when you turn off your friends.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Application Blocker Pro

    Application Blocker Pro parental software is an application specially created for parents concerned about their childrens computer activities including the Internet usage. Features: Block websites;Block programs; Block chat; Block games; Block peer-to-peer applications; Monitor internet activity; Monitor application usage; Report breaking rules attempts; Schedule allow sessions; Add applications to block; Notify user when blocked; Customize blocking message; Exclude user from blocking...

    Commercial Windows

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  • SelfRestraint

    If you find yourself constantly ending up on distracting websites, you know what a time sink your computer can be. Unfortunately, you can't just stop using your computer because you need it to be able to get work done. There are tools out there that will block you from going online, but there are some sites that you made need to access. That's why I've made SelfRestraint, it blocks websites you pick for a set amount of time.

    • Discontinued The URL to the official website does not work & source at Github has not been updated for an extended period

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Quiet

    Push distractions aside, silence disruptions and enter a zen like state of focus with Quiet for Mac OS X. With the push of a button, silence noisy applications and fade out all unwanted windows. It gives you that moment of peace you need to get on with work. Quiet will ask programs which normally vie for your attention to hold their peace. Chat clients such as Adium or iChat by will be set as 'away' or 'busy'.

    • Discontinued Developer's site says: "Quiet has been discontinued and withdrawn from the Mac App Store as it cannot conform to App Store 'sandboxing' rules. If you already own Quiet, your copy will continue to function indefinitely (or until it breaks in a future update of Mac OS X). Thank you for your support and we hope you have enjoyed the benefits of Quiet!"

    Commercial Mac

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  • Temptation Blocker

    Temptation Blocker is a program that lets you lock yourself out of specific applications for a specified period of time. A window displays how much time remains. In order to unblock a program you must enter a 32 character string as a disincentive.

    • Discontinued last modified 2005-09-12

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Focusbar

    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... Just press ‘start activity’, type your task and press enter. Focusbar will show up on your screen from time to time, reminding you that it’s time to work on what you’ve planned. It's smart...

    Free Mac

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  • Stay Focused : Stay Productive

    Stay focused helps you focus by restricting the daily usage of blocked apps to the selected time. Spending too much of time Social Networking or Messaging Apps? Block it and it will help you reduce the usage.

    Free Android

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