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Focus
A Mac app to block distracting websites
41 Alternatives to Focus

Track all your unnecessary trips to distracting websites

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Ben Tossell
Ben Tossell- No-coder 👉 Makerpad.co
I like this, the interface is clean but it does tell me i'm distracted far too much 😬
Aman Mittal
Aman Mittal- Book Blogger | Developer
This app is easy to use and useful at the same time.
Ben Tossell
Ben Tossell- No-coder 👉 Makerpad.co
This is more of a tracker - it doesnt block stuff but I think its pretty slick for tracking. I use it :)
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Idownloadblog
A lot of us use our Macs not only for our daily lives, but also for our work. The problem is, with all of the internet at our fingertips, it can be hard to stay focused when the allure of social networking, like Facebook and Twitter, as well as other things you can do to slack off, are no more than just a click away.
28 Alternatives to Escape

Website blocker so you can get back to your fucking work

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Ellen Kruijzen
Ellen Kruijzen- Nightlife Evangelist at Loop
Funny extension that help when you're easily distracted to watch cat video's on Facebook or other sites.
Alex Lam
Alex Lam- Maker @ Lamify
As one user said - It has all the good effects of Adderall without the methiness.
J.D. Lindsay
J.D. Lindsay
This has saved me a dozen unproductive trips to Youtube! Part of my arsenal in curbing my bad online habits. 😉
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Medium
There are a chrome plugin, it's called "Go Fucking Work". I use this extension to prevent me access distraction sites like Social Media, Email, and something else. This extension also can "disable a websites to being blocked". I use this to open StackOverflow, Google, CssTricks, Nosily, etc. Btw, thanks for your nice article!
RedEye Chicago
There's a new Chrome extension in town, and unlike other programs that are meant to divert your attention to mindless scrolling and button-mashing, this one emphatically, and pretty crudely, wants you to get shit done.
Lifehacker
Chrome: If you need a little help getting off of Facebook or Reddit and getting things done, Go Fucking Work for Chrome has that in droves-and yes, that's its name. No nonsense, no frills, just sharp, pointed advice. Go Fucking Work turns every new tab page into a reminder that, well, you should really get back to work.
The Daily Dot
Stop me if this sounds familiar: You open a Google doc to write something for work when-ding!-"Laura liked your Facebook status." You click over to your Facebook tab, then click on the alert to read Laura's comment and admire your status once more. "Okay," you tell yourself, "back to work."
36 Alternatives to Go Fucking Work

Distraction-free productivity via virtual coworking

Focusmate virtual coworking provides accountability exactly when and how you need it to get things done—live, "in person" from another human being.

Users to work side-by-side, remotely over video, in structured 50 minute sessions.

Let a Focusmate hold your feet to the fire, just like your coworkers might in a real office.

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Crunchbase Marketing
Is your current office distracting you from doing your actual work? Have you found yourself doing higher quality work when you're not at the office? You are not alone. Find your next investor with Crunchbase Pro.
Lifehacker
Working from home is hard. Inevitably whenever you sit down to work on a big project you remember that you really need to do a load of laundry, or clean the bathroom, or really do anything but what you actually need to be working on.
BBC News
It's 08:00 GMT and I'm sitting silently in my lounge while a stranger watches me via my webcam. I can see them too. In fact we've both agreed to spend the next 50 minutes spying on each other without saying a word.
Thetimes
Having your boss stare over your shoulder has always been the traditional motivation to get your head down and focus.
5 Alternatives to Focusmate

Chrome Extension that protects your privacy by blocking FB

Block Facebook is a Chrome Extension that helps you protect your privacy by blocking all URLs associated with Facebook (including Facebook tracking pixels).

The recent Cambridge Analytica controversy adds to the long list of instances where Facebook has misused user data so it's time we do something about it.

Plus, blocking FB is also good for productivity 😛

Inspired by: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=16632677

8 Alternatives to Block Facebook

Simple website blocker for Chrome 🙅💻

Just Focus is a free chrome extension that helps you avoid distractions and enables you to focus on your real work. Simply add a website to your block list and hit "Start Focusing" –– you’ll increase your working efficiency and get more done.

We waste hours a day scrolling through social media. Just Focus helps you get your time back.

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Hacker Noon
Time is a paradoxically valuable resource. The "time we have left" can be described as both finite in nature but also infinite in scope. We have no way to empathize with the magnitude of life. Yet...
12 Alternatives to Just Focus

The distraction blocker for macOS

Hyperfocus blocks applications and websites for a specific time frame so you can focus on getting work done.

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Jono Chatterton
Jono Chatterton- Playstate Studios / Hyperfocus
Hyperfocus is a minimal, effective and intuitive tool that will block website and applications for a given timeframe so you can complete task at hand.
6 Alternatives to Hyperfocus

Space helps you get a moment of peace when you need it. We're not here to make you feel bad because it's not your fault: apps are designed to hook you.

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Matt Mayberry
Matt Mayberry- Hacking Human Behavior at @BoundlessAI
Helps you get a little moment of zen before launching the time wasting websites :)
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SnapMunk
Dilara Kurtaran * 6 min read Let me start off with a little cliché. Addiction to phones and apps are real. Most of my friends have it. My hand will constantly reach into my bag, dodging lipsticks, notebooks and pens to grab that thin, sleek block that seems to contain my whole world.
TechCrunch
Dopamine Labs, a small startup in Los Angeles, not just creates tools that can hook users to an app... the company is now also giving people a way to kick their app habit. Formed by two neuroscientists who received their doctorates from the University of Southern California, the company has developed what it calls a "reinforcement api" based on the duo's com… See more
6 Alternatives to Space for Chrome

A Chrome extension to help you stay focused and productive

TL;DR: Rooster is a Chrome extension that helps you stay focused and productive while working online by giving you insights on your browsing habits and by notifying via Push-notifications you when you lose your focus.

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TrendHunter.com
rooster extension - With the bounty of distractions that are just a few keystrokes and clicks away on the internet, staying productive and focused while online can be ...
9 Alternatives to Rooster

Track how long you've been actively using your computer

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Raul Rocawabe
Raul Rocawabe- Freelance web designer at lapatineta.com
Just check on menubar how many time you've being without going out from your mac
Steve Agalloco
Steve Agalloco- Engineering at Breaker
Really unobtrusive way to keep an eye on how long you've been at the 'puter without taking a break. I prefer this to the Pomodoro style apps that prompt you.
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7 Alternatives to Aware

Selectively block features of time wasting sites in chrome

An easy to use and intuitive extension for google chrome that lets you block certain parts of time sink sites - Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Reddit.

It also lets you block entire site and have your own url to be redirected to when blocked (eg your ToDo app).

You can pause your filters and also install it in other system with synced settings.

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BGR
How much extra work could you get done over the course of a day if you had an assistant looking over your shoulder, shooing you away from the biggest time-sucks of the Internet like Facebook and YouTube? If you'd like to find out, there's a new extension for Google's Chrome Browser that, in a way, c...
11 Alternatives to UnDistracted

Upgrade your mind with a hypnosis app

Take control of how you think, feel and act with Mindset. Mindset helps you improve your mind by retraining the thought patterns influencing your behavior. Achieve your goals through improved productivity, higher motivation and crystal-clear focus.

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Alex Naoumidis
Alex Naoumidis
Me and my girlfriend use Mindset every night. Ibused to take about an hour every night tofall asleep but now im asleep <10 minutes every night.
Karl Nislow
Karl Nislow- Finance Manager @fuzzpro
If you're looking for a little more flavor.
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11 Alternatives to Mindset

Anti-procrastination app for Mac to break bad online habits

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Martin Boeddeker
Martin Boeddeker- Founder, FindFocus.net
FindFocus is the #1 Alternative To SelfControl and other website blockers build for professionals and productivity experts. It allows you to block distracting websites & applications with independent schedules to build better habits and to stay focused.
Martin Boeddeker
Martin Boeddeker- Founder, FindFocus.net
FindFocus is the #1 Alternative To SelfControl and other website blockers build for professionals and productivity experts. It allows you to block distracting websites & applications with independent schedules to build better habits and to stay focused.
Martin Boeddeker
Martin Boeddeker- Founder, FindFocus.net
Without I would waste so much more time on PH, Facebook, Youtube and other distracting websites. PS: I Have to admit it's an app I created myself.
5 Alternatives to FindFocus

Freedom to focus on what matters most.

Freedom blocks distracting websites and apps, or the whole Internet across all your favorite Mac, Windows, and iOS devices, so you can focus on what matters most.

Choose what you want to block, select for how long and on what devices, and voilà!

Experience the freedom to focus on something worthy of your time.

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John Ababseh
John Ababseh- Epiphany Enthusiast
I'd suggest trying out freedom it blocks apps and you can sync it with your computer and phone. In addition, I would suggest taking a five-minute break to meditate and breathe when you're feeling distracted on (SimpleHabit).
Pavel
Pavel- Product Design
Best app to focus on what matters!
Pavel
Pavel- Product Design
Best app to focus on thats matters!
7 Alternatives to Freedom
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