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Mater
A simple menubar Pomodoro app

Mater is a very simple menubar Pomodoro app. It's written in Electron and there are binaries for Mac, Windows, and Linux.

I've used a bunch of Pomodoro apps in the past and never found found one that hit the sweet spot for simplicity and nice design. When I found myself wanting to learn Electron, I decided to scratch both itches at the same time!

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Effortless is a Mac app that helps you stay focused and do one thing at a time.

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Pavan Sethi
The other tools to block websites and hide distractions are great, but here's an additional option - an amazingly simple menu bar to-do list where you set a time for each task. It keeps you in the zone since it always displays the time remaining for the task, and keyboard shortcuts make it easy to update without getting distracted.
aracena
I’ve used every ToDo, GTD, Pomodoro, Kanban, ranging from very simple to extremely convoluted. When I opened the app, my instinct was to monkey around in the preferences and make connections to my calendar and email. Needless to say, all of that effort was not required. Yet Effortless does every single thing you need it to do, so you can be effective. And … See more
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Lisa Dziuba
try work with timer :) When I feel that I waste my time, I start counting my actual work time.
Eddie Rodriguez
Easy to set timers and can be used around your task list.
Kate
To be totally honest, I don't think there's a TON of difference between Pomodoro timers (they're all timers all operating off of the same theory) but this one is my favorite of all that I've come across because it lives in my Mac menu bar and is so simple and pretty. Checks all my boxes— efficient, effective, convenient and designed well!
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In short, I don't think there has been a timer software that is both GOOD-LOOKING, EASY-TO-USE, CROSS-PLATFORMED and has a STRONG ENOUGH fullscreen focus mode, until wnr is here.
What's the best of all? It's amazingly FREE, no charge, no in-app purchase.

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