I am looking for a program that can log which program has the focus on Microsoft Windows.

The program should run on Microsoft Windows. Any license or price is fine.

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You can use Window Focus Logger (Wayback Machine) (original source broken: www.adminscope.com/downloads/window-focus-logger)

  • Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 8
  • Portable
  • Free for personal and commercial use
  • Requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4

screenshot of Window Focus Logger


You can use https://www.happydroid.com/focus (also available via Wayback Machine).


  • Microsoft Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10
  • Portable
  • Gratis
  • CLI

screenshot of Focus

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