When comparing Focus Timer Reborn vs Forest, the Slant community recommends Focus Timer Reborn for most people. In the question“What is the best Android Pomodoro app?” Focus Timer Reborn is ranked 2nd while Forest is ranked 4th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro It is free
Pro todo.txt lists
Easy to sync with Dropbox.
Pro Instance data sharing between web and Android app
Pro Nice log and stats
Pro Gives you a feeling of accomplishment
You can easily visualize how much time you spent productively
Pro Activity log
Pro Makes work feel enjoyable
Planting trees makes you feel enjoyable
Pro Kills your tree if you open other apps
... except those on your whitelist
Con No continuous mode
Cannot be set to start one timer after another until you manually stop it.
Con No pause button
You cannot pause a session, only stop it completely.
Con No pre-end alert
Cannot be configured to deliver a different sound e.g. 1 minute before a timer finishes.
Con Doesn't have widgets
Doesn't have widgets for smartphone.
Con Not a true pomodoro app
There's no option to set time for a break, and it doesn't automatically start a new session after finishing the current one
Con Looks too much like an iOS app
Even the share icon is loaned from iOS