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Forest Alternatives for Windows

Forest is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is LeechBlock, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Forest and 19 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Forest are Cold Turkey, FocusMe, Freedom and Productivity Owl.

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. 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.

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  2. 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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    Cold Turkey vs Forest opinions
    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.

    Focus Plans
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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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    Productivity Owl

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

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

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    SelfRestraint

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.

    Discontinued

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

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    SprintWork

    • Windows

    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.

    SprintWork Distraction Blocker
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    Anti-Social

    • Mac
    • Windows

    [This app is developed by the same company that's behind Freedom ]

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    Temptation Blocker

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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

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    Wisdom Tree

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Wisdom Tree is a tui concentration app. Inspired by the wisdom tree in Plants vs. Zombies which gives in-game tips when it grows, Wisdom Tree gives you real life tips when it grows. How can you grow the tree? by concentrating!

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