Freedom Alternatives

    Freedom is described as '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' and is a Anti Procrastination Tool in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Freedom for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Cold Turkey, which is free. Other great apps like Freedom are StayFocusd (Free), Forest (Freemium), SelfControl (Free, Open Source) and FocusMe (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2021

    1. 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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    2. 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.
      Almost everyone thinks StayFocusd is a great alternative to Freedom.


    3. Forest is an app to help you stay focused on your work. Whenever you want to concentrate, you can plant a seed in Forest. In the next 30 minutes, this small seed will gradually grow into a big tree.
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    4. 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.
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      Most users think SelfControl is a great alternative to Freedom.
    5. The All-In-One Application and Website Blocker for Windows, Mac and Android.
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    6. Vitamin-R is a different kind of productivity tool. It helps you getting started, supports you in your task, keeps you focused and motivated.
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    7. 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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      Some users think Focus is a great alternative to Freedom, some don't.
    8. With Screen Time, you can access real-time reports about how much time you spend on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, and set limits for what you want to manage.
    9. 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...

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      The Mac App Store shows that the most recent version in 1.3 from 9 years ago.

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    10. 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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