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    HazeOver Alternatives for Mac

    There are many alternatives to HazeOver for Mac if you are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is Focus. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hocus Focus or Backdrop. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to HazeOver and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to HazeOver are DeskCover (Paid), Window Focus (Paid), Turn Off the Lights for Desktop (Paid) and UnDistracted for macOS (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 12, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. ***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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    4. 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 almost 5 years ago

    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Stay Focused is a small app which lives in your menu bar. Its role is to help you to stay concentrate on one task without any distractions. The focus mask will always follow on every workspace.
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    8. A desktop app that shows you how much time left in percentage.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      Backdrop is a simple utility to fill your screen with a giant blank window. Fill the window with a solid color or a custom image, your choice.
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