HazeOver Alternatives

    HazeOver is described as 'Too many windows to manage? Big display? Or getting lost in multiple monitors? HazeOver is for you! ? TRIAL version: HazeOver.com' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to HazeOver for Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based and Google Chrome. The best alternative is Cinemadrape, which is free. Other great apps like HazeOver are Focus (Paid), WindowFX (Paid), Hocus Focus (Free) and LeDimmer (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    1. CinemaDrape helps you focus on your current task on the screen (such as a video in a web page, a photo or a document editor area) by instantly blanking or dimming the other less important areas in a web page or in the background windows.
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    2. 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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    3. Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.
    4. Hocus Focus automatically hides application windows that have been inactive for a certain period of time, leaving only the applications you’re using visible. It’s a great way to keep your screens clutter free and your mind focused on the task at hand.
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    5. LeDimmer is a small Windows application (<200KB) that sits in the system tray and simply dims the screen around the foreground window.


    6. Motion helps you stay productive on your computer by reducing time wasted on distracting sites and improving focus on the tasks you've set out to finish.
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    7. ***DeskCover hides your desktop icons behind a beautiful cover and automatically highlights the active application’s window while hiding everything else.
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    8. If you want to concentrate on a task at hand on your Mac, Window Focus is an absolutely essential app.
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      Window Focus vs HazeOver opinions
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      It is the exact same function, but 1) works better, and 2) is cheaper. The other suggested apps help to focus on a task, they are not dimmers of background windows.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    9. Turn Off the Lights for Desktop is a powerful, helpful app to dim your whole desktop and protect your eyes at night. Turn Off the Lights for Desktop allows you to work, play in a dark environment without damaging your eyes.
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    10. UnDistracted for Mac gives you the tools you need to make your desktop less distracting, so you can focus on the task at hand. Function: Hides desktop icons, Highlight active app, Hides Dock and menubar, Sets “Do not Disturb” mode.
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