Meet Focus: the best time manager for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac. Focus is the most elegant and professional way to get more wore done, working in highly efficient work sessions, one task at a time.
“[…] a tool that can genuinely make people more productive" – MacStories.net
“[…] a must-have for anyone who finds themselves easily getting distracted or forgetting to take occasional breaks." – iDownloadBlog.com
Focus Sessions are a highly efficient way to work. Focus for 25 minutes, then take a short break to relax your mind. After four sessions, take a 15 to 20 minute break. This method maximizes energy, stimulates creativity and promotes a sense of achievement.
Focus includes a lightweight task manager that lets you organize the things you want to work on intuitively. By working on one task at a time, you won’t be distracted and can focus all your attention towards completing that goal. That way you’ll be perfectly organized on your path to success.
Check what you’ve already done! Focus keeps track of your work and offers in-depth and motivating statistics. See your daily, weekly and monthly activity so you don’t lose sight of the big picture.
Seamlessly use Focus on your Mac, iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch. Sync across your devices using iCloud; use Handoff to pick up your current work on another device and get up-to-the-second data with iCloud Push. You can also use the Today widget to quickly glance at your progress, import tasks using the handy Action extension, and more.
FOCUS & APPLE WATCH: A PERFECT FIT
Using Focus on your wrist is a natural fit. The independent Apple Watch app is made for for easy and lightweight interactions that lets you control sessions and track your progress throughout the day. With the Focus complication, you can customize your watch face to see your current progress at a glance.
The name says it all: Focus draws your attention to the most important things. It’s designed to be unobtrusive, accessible and easy-to-use. You’ll intuitively master its collection of features just by using them.
Focus requires a subscription.
Monthly at $4.99/ month
Yearly at $39.99/ year
The subscription is for all 3 apps of Focus (iPhone/iPad, Apple Watch and Mac). Subscriptions cannot be shared with Family Sharing.
TRY IT FREE
Focus Monthly comes with a 3-day free trial period, Focus Yearly with a 7-day free trial period. If you cancel before the end of the trial, you will not be charged for the subscription.
Payment will be charged to your Apple ID account at the confirmation of purchase or after the free trial period if offered.
You subscription will automatically renew unless it is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged 24 hours prior to the end of the current period.
You can manage and cancel your subscriptions by going to your account settings in the App Store after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription
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Ratings and Reviews
I am a too lazy of a person to write any review, but I like this app and wanted to share some information and suggestion about the app.
As a law student, I have been feeling anxious, uncertain if I am putting in enough hours for my school work, and this app does a great job letting me track how long I did the work each day. I like that I can adjust a number of minutes for each session In because most of apps only provide pomodoro style 25 minutes as an option. Also, I love that I could have the app fill the whole screen so I could start it again. Before using this function, I always missed hitting the start button again that I ended up deleting similar types of apps because of imprecise hours tracked.
If I may make some suggestions- it would be nice if I could label how many hours I spent on each task. Just a chunk of hours logged only gives me an idea that I did something, but looking back, j don't know on which task I spent my time. Also, a stick or pie graph that shows how many hours I focused on each different task would make this app the greatest. I have been looking for one but there's none that has those functions.
Thank you for this app and please keep up the great work!
Developer Response ,
Thanks so much! 🙏🏼
This app is poor. Cannot end subscription. Do not download!
I wanted to like this app but there are 2 fatal problems with it: First, it doesn’t even work. Notifications never come up, no sounds occur, so you keep working and working past the allotted times period. I disabled do not disturb and used the app on my watch. No notifications ever occurred. Totally defeats the purpose of timeboxing.
Second, there is no way to END the subscription. The only way to even use the app is to sign up for a subscription, which has a free trial for the first few days. After using this app for 30 minutes it was totally clear I didn’t want it, so I went to “manage subscription” to end my subscription and conveniently for them....there’s an error! So now I’m going to have to track them down to end my subscription and they surely will drag the process out past the free trial period to get their money.
I regret downloading this app. Please learn from my mistake and just use the timer that is already built in to iOS.
Developer Response ,
Subscription management is entirely handled by Apple. Please get in touch with them if this site shows an error.
Notifications are working fine, you can also check that in the app settings > Notifications. If there is a problem, we’re also happy to help: email@example.com.
Watch app looks great, but is unreliable
My primary use case for this app is on my Watch. I rely on it to tap when it’s time to take a break, or when my break is done. However, it fails to consistently do this – sometimes I get the tap as expected, other times I’m working away and realizing that it’s been much more than 25 minutes, why didn’t it tell me? When I look, sometimes the complication is waiting for me to respond, other times it’s counting time *up* instead of down!
Also, “Sessions Until Long Break” has been consistently off by one. I have it set to 4, but it actually takes 5 sessions before I get a long break. (Does it start counting from zero internally? I’ve just tried setting it to 3 to see what happens.)
The Watch complications look fantastic, and I *really* want to love this app. But I can’t depend on it to consistently tell me when time is up, or correctly identify when my long break starts.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for your review. We’ll look into these issues. In the meantime, we have some tips and tricks that should solve most of the problems you’re describing. Please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Best, Jan
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- Focus Monthly $7.99
- Focus Yearly $39.99
- Legacy Customer Upgrade $24.99
- Annual Subscription Promo $33.99
- Patron Subscription $59.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.