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    Quiet Alternatives

    Quiet is described as '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' and is a anti procrastination tool. There are more than 25 alternatives to Quiet for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Forest, which is free. Other great apps like Quiet are SelfControl, StayFocusd, Freedom and Writebox.

    Quiet is mainly a Anti Procrastination Tool but alternatives to it may also be Time Tracking Tools or Text Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Quiet.
    This page was last updated Jan 10, 2022
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    Push distractions aside, silence disruptions and enter a zen like state of focus with Quiet for Mac OS X. With the push of...
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      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.
    1. 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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    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.
    3. Freedom is an 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.
    4. Writebox is a simple and distraction-free text editor for Chrome and iPhone/iPad. Writebox helps you to concentrate on writing and seamlessly syncs your text writings across all your devices with Dropbox and/or Google Drive.


    5. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity.
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      Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.
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      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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    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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      There’s no shortage of productivity tools, but most solve a piece of the problem – blocking websites, or playing concentration music – rather than solving the entire problem.
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