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    WindowFX Alternatives

    WindowFX is described as 'Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and maximize your computing experience' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to WindowFX for Mac, Online / Web-based, Google Chrome, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Compiz, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like WindowFX are Vitamin-R, Focus, Nimi Visuals and HazeOver.

    WindowFX is mainly a Anti Procrastination Tool but alternatives to it may also be Window Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WindowFX.
    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021
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    Revolutionize your operating system with WindowFX. Utilize an unprecedented number of special effects for your windows and...
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Compiz is a compositing manager adding fancy effects to your windows, from drop shadows to awesome desktop effects like the Desktop Cube or the Expo view.
    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.


    2. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting websites (like Facebook and Reddit) and applications, so you can improve your productivity.
      • FreeProprietary
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      Adds eye-candy effects to windows (and start menu) like deformations (e.g: jelly windows - that makes moved window wiggle like being made from jelly; or fold - which hides windows by folding up horizontally, and unfolds when showing), physics (e.g.

      Discontinued

      It says that it has automatically stopped production.

    3. Too many windows to manage? Big display? Or getting lost in multiple monitors? HazeOver is for you! ? TRIAL version: HazeOver.com


    4. 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.
    5. If you want to concentrate on a task at hand on your Mac, Window Focus is an absolutely essential app.
    6. 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!"

    7. UnDistracted for Mac gives you the tools you need to make your desktop less distracting, so you can focus on the task at hand. Function: Hides desktop icons, Highlight active app, Hides Dock and menubar, Sets “Do not Disturb” mode.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
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      A browser extension to eliminate distractions on the Internet and helps you stay focused.
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