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Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver

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Description

Get rid of distractions and focus on your current task. HazeOver automatically highlights the front app window by dimming all background windows. ▸▸▸ Demo Video: HazeOver.com

• Spend less time managing windows. Window clutter will no longer bother you.
• Multiple displays? HazeOver will let you know which screen is focused or highlight a window on each monitor.
• Working at night? Reduce brightness of OS X interface background.
• Dark menu bar and Dock mode will look soooo pleasing!

Heavy multi-tasking kills your concentration. All that tweets, emails, chat messages and lolcats staring back at you from the background. They strive for your attention. And you only have that much of it.

Don’t let yourself drown in scores of open windows. Hiding, switching, looking for the right one, more hiding, more switching. Calm down, breathe in, breathe out, launch HazeOver and finally concentrate on what’s you’ve been up to.

HazeOver automatically highlights an active window or app when you switch windows. The less important things gently fade away in the background, helping increase your productivity.

Set the hazing intensity and speed to your liking. Be it a soft dimming, an undemanding hint to focus on your workflow. Or a powerful dark background for outright dedication to your current task.

• Desktop is automatically revealed when focused (requires Accessibility)
• Toggle the shade with a keyboard shortcut or adjust intensity with a gesture.
• Dragging stuff between apps? Tap “fn” key and HazeOver will gracefully fade out.

Still unconvinced? Ask LifeHacker, CNET, MacWorld, Engadget and Product Hunt.

What's New in Version 1.7.3

Fixed: rare crash related to automatic graphics switching

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Customer Reviews

Dimming=Focus

This is a great concept!
Dimming all the background windows/applications makes the current window brighter and “grabs my attention” which keeps me on task.

The amount of dimming is customizable and switching windows is smooth and quick.

Works perfectly and is exactly what I need

Other similar apps hide the other active applications, but leave all the windows of the foremost app showing. I want to eliminate that clutter, as well, and HazeOver does that. Exactly what I need, and for a very reasonable price.

getting steadily better

Ever since Isolator stopped working (RIP), I’ve been searching for a replacement. HazeOver is really good. It’s smooth and the transitions are very nice.

I do miss Isolator’s blurring option for the background, but that’s a very small complaint.

Distraction Dimmer • HazeOver
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.7.3
  • Size: 8.4 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor

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