11.5 MB   3,945 downloads
100% FREE GPL    
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An easy-to-configure and portable program worth having when you need to you block the desired webpages for a certain time on the breeze

editor's review






SelfRestraint is a lightweight software application designed with a single goal in mind: to help you block user-defined webpages for a certain amount of time.

The tool can be used as parent control measure for making sure your children don’t spend too much time playing games, chatting with their friends on Facebook, or accessing various other websites.

Plus, it may prove to be particularly useful especially when you need to block certain webpages, so you can focus solely on your projects or work.

The advantages of being portable

Since this is a portable program, it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.

You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you need to block websites on the breeze, without having to go through installation steps.

Minimalistic looks and functionality

Everything is kept as simple and clear as possible, so even rookies can learn to configure the dedicated parameters with minimal effort. SelfRestraint gives you the possibility to create a list with websites that you want to block. In order to accomplish the process, you are required to insert one website per line.

What’s more, you can also pick the duration (from 15 minutes up to 24 hours and 45 minutes) pretty easily, thanks to the built-in time slider. The tool also displays a countdown timer for letting you how much time is left until you can open the blocked webpages.

Bottom line

All in all, SelfRestraint offers a simple yet efficient software solution for helping you block the desired webpages on the breeze, and is suitable for rookies and professionals alike.

SelfRestraint was reviewed by Ana Marculescu
Last updated on March 22nd, 2014
SelfRestraint - SelfRestraint enables you to easily blocks access to websites for a predetermined period of time.SelfRestraint - You can setup the list of websites that you want to block from this window.SelfRestraint - After setting the desired websites, the Start button of SelfRestraint opens a chronometer that displays the time left.

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