Freedom is described as 'application that disables networking on an Apple computer for up to eight hours at a time' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Freedom for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Google Chrome. 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).
- Push distractions aside, silence disruptions and enter a zen like state of focus with Quiet for Mac OS X. View 32 alternatives to Quiet
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"Quiet has been discontinued and withdrawn from the Mac App Store as it cannot conform to App Store 'sandboxing' rules.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!"
- Paid • Proprietary
- Linux port of the Mac OS X application SelfControl . Uses Perl/Gtk2 + iptables. Provides basic timed blocking of specified hosts. View 35 alternatives to SelfControl -- The Linux port
The project is no longer updated. Last version, 0.9, released in September 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.
- Free • Open Source