Hatch - Focus Timer for Study 4+

Unlock Rare Focus Creatures

Focus Time LLC

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 869 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Supported continued development (and new creatures) with Hatch+

Welcome to Hatch, the app that rewards you for reading, studying, and completing homework! 

Unlock rare creatures by harnessing your focus energy and build your very own zoo of extraordinary beings. Keep an eye out for elite, legendary, and limited edition creatures to make your collection truly exceptional. Engaging in focus sessions of 25 minutes or longer guarantees the discovery of at least a rare species.

-Creature Key-
* Common: Green
* Uncommon: Blue
* Rare: Purple
* Legendary: Gold
* Elite: Electric Black or Red
* Limited Edition: Various varieties

-How it Works-
1. Set your Hatch timer for any duration between 5 to 120 minutes.
2. Stay fully focused without needing to leave the app.
3. Enter your goal or session information to personalize your experience.
4. Hatch your new friend as you accomplish your tasks.

1. Set your Hatch timer for any duration between 5 to 120 minutes.
2. Keep the timer running in the background while you work.
3. Complete your tasks with undivided attention.
4. Hatch your new friend to celebrate your achievements.

-Parents & Teachers-
Hatch utilizes positive behavioral reinforcement to reward students for maintaining focus and completing tasks. We recommend starting with shorter sessions of 5-10 minutes and gradually increasing the duration as your child or student becomes more adept at staying focused for extended periods without interruption.

Endorsed by @orderoutofchaos as a powerful tool to help students with ADHD or those prone to distraction

What’s New

Version 1.4.7

Supported continued development (and new creatures) with Hatch+

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
869 Ratings

869 Ratings

gdstoo ,

Great app and concept!

I have never written a review on an app. This app is great. I try to personally do a lot of mindful meditation when I can and I’ve been wanting my 6 and 3 yr old to do something like mindful meditation but never knew what to do. This was awesome and they loved it. They want to hatch more. My 6 year old wants a legendary and elite! The downside is when I tell them to stare and focus they both shake their heads when the egg shakes. Haha -They look kind of funny. My only suggestion would be to add 2-10 minutes as individual time options. This would be great for timeouts or just a break from everything. Well done, nice concept! It’s been 10 minutes and they are still talking about going after the elite, and wondering what other types of species there might be. 👍

miyazheng ,

Lowkey overrated

Don’t get me wrong, I like the app structure. I like how it’s a hatching game and how longer sessions give you rarer pets… but I hate the other features. First, no breaks. I get that some people might ask, well why can’t I just use the focus timer as a break? For me, it doesn’t provide the same satisfaction because I get a egg as a reward while the break IS supposed to be the break. Plus, this also unmotivates me as it makes me collect eggs faster (will quit this timer after collecting all pets). Second, the radio from the tutorial is nowhere to be found. Third, I hate how there’s no settings, no toggle, NOTHING. Fourth, there’s no alarm. Even if I finish my session, I can’t detect that I did because it doesn’t signal me. This brings me to my fourth issue, it deletes my timer when I return back to the app. Sometimes, I like to check the alarm to see how much time I have left after a assignment is finished. Well, I did just that, and I got JUMPSCARED by a void cutscenes with LOUD sounds (I have heart problems, don’t do me like this). This is SUPER annoying and is the reason why I’m quitting this app. Overall, this app barely even has the bare minimum.

Blaclfeather9 ,

Awesome App!

Great app for increasing focus by challenging you to hatch cute aliens to add to your collection. Focus sessions of 25 minutes or longer allow you to collect rarer creatures, with the rarest creatures saved for even longer focus sessions, which tempts you into focusing for even longer periods of time! But if you fail to stay off your phone for the entire time, your creature dies, which pushes you to remain focused for the entire time you set! Great backstories are given to each creature, and collecting them becomes a fun way of charting your focus. I’m not even a student, and I love this app—it’s made all the difference in the world when it comes to helping me focus on tedious tasks!

App Privacy

The developer, Focus Time LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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