StayFocused Alternatives

    StayFocused is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to StayFocused for Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Vitamin-R. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hocus Focus or LeDimmer. Other great apps like StayFocused are Focus (Paid), WindowFX (Paid), HazeOver (Paid) and Motion (Paid).

    This page was last updated Apr 5, 2020

    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience.
    4. Too many windows to manage? Big display? Or getting lost in multiple monitors? HazeOver is for you! ? TRIAL version: HazeOver.com Get rid of distractions and focus on your current task. HazeOver automatically highlights the front app window by dimming all background windows.
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    5. 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. LeDimmer is a small Windows application (<200KB) that sits in the system tray and simply dims the screen around the foreground window.
    7. 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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    8. If you want to concentrate on a task at hand on your Mac, Window Focus is an absolutely essential app.
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    9. 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.

      Discontinued

      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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    10. 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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