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Hocus Focus Alternatives

Hocus Focus is described as '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' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are five alternatives to Hocus Focus for Mac. The best alternative is HazeOver. Other great apps like Hocus Focus are Quiet, Vanish, StayFocused and Dissolv.

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Hocus Focus automatically hides application windows that have been inactive for a certain period of time, leaving only the...

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    HazeOver

    • Mac
    15 alternatives to HazeOver 

    Too many windows to manage? Big display? Or getting lost in multiple monitors? HazeOver is for you! ? TRIAL version: HazeOver.com

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    1.  Distraction-freeHazeOver has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Quiet

    39 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Distraction-freeQuiet has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Developer's site says:"Quiet has been discontinued and withdrawn from the Mac App Store as it cannot conform to App Store 'sandboxing' rules.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!"

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    Vanish

    • Mac
    2 alternatives to Vanish 

    Keep your workflow flowing and clean your workspace by hiding inactive apps after a period of time. Set a custom time for each application and Vanish will hide the application if it hasn't been activated for that period of time.

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    Lucian101

    Vanish is a really useful app that keeps the workspace clean that hides and also closes inactive apps after a custom set period of time.

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    StayFocused

    • Mac
    14 alternatives to StayFocused 

    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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    1.  Distraction-freeStayFocused has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    Dissolv

    • Mac
    3 alternatives to Dissolv 

    Dissolv takes care of clearing away window clutter in the background as you work. By hiding or closing the applications you're not using, it helps keep you distraction free and focused on the stuff that matters.

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