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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' and is an app. 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 LeDimmer or Hocus Focus. Other great apps like StayFocused are Focus, WindowFX, HazeOver and Motion.

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  1. Vitamin-R icon

    Vitamin-R

    18 alternatives to Vitamin-R 

    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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    1.  Distraction-freeVitamin-R has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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  2. Focus icon

    Focus

    66 alternatives to Focus 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingFocus supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Distraction-freeFocus has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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    WindowFX

    • Windows
    11 alternatives to WindowFX 

    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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  4. LeDimmer icon

    LeDimmer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    12 alternatives to LeDimmer 

    LeDimmer is a small Windows application (<200KB) that sits in the system tray and simply dims the screen around the foreground window.

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    1.  Distraction-freeLeDimmer has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsLeDimmer supports the use of multiple displays.
    3.  PortableLeDimmer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Bg apps dimmed by LeDimmer!
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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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  6. Motion icon

    Motion

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    65 alternatives to Motion 

    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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    1.  Distraction-freeMotion has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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  7. Hocus Focus icon

    Hocus Focus

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    5 alternatives to Hocus Focus 

    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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    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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    Window Focus

    • Mac
    13 alternatives to Window Focus 

    If you want to concentrate on a task at hand on your Mac, Window Focus is an absolutely essential app. By highlighting the window you are currently working on and have open, all other background windows are dimmed, which minimizes the distraction they cause and helps boost your...

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    1.  Distraction-freeWindow Focus has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
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  10. Focus (for ChromeOS) icon

    Focus (for ChromeOS)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Chrome OS
    30 alternatives to Focus (for ChromeOS) 

    With the touch a button, block distracting websites and get back your time on the internet.

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