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Breaktime Alternatives

Breaktime is described as 'BreakTime is a simple utility that's designed to help you remember to take breaks away from your computer. It never forgets a break, running in your dock and / or menu bar (or even in the background). Let BreakTime do the hard work so you never miss a break' and is a Health tool in the sport & health category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Breaktime for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Time Out, which is free. Other great apps like Breaktime are SmartBreak, Recess, Rest and Take a Five.

Breaktime alternatives are mainly Health Tools but may also be Prevent RSI Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Breaktime.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac

BreakTime is a simple utility that's designed to help you remember to take breaks away from your computer. It never...

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  1. Time Out icon

    Time Out

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Break timer with micro-breaks for Mac OS X.

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  2. SmartBreak icon

    SmartBreak

    • Mac
    • Windows

    SmartBreak is a revolutionary ergonomics program that reminds you to look away from your computer screen and enforces you to take regular breaks based on your usage.

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  3. Recess icon

    Recess

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    We know that it is not good for our health when spending hour after hour in front of the screen. It might effect our bodies negatively, e.g., stiff, throbbing, ... Recess is necessary. We need to take a short break, e.g.

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    Rest

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Rest is an app for your computer that keeps you productive and healthy throughout the day.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Rest to stay focused and productive.
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    Take a Five

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Take a quick break from work while staying focused with the Take a Five Chrome extension.

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    StretchMinder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • iPhone

    StretchMinder is an app designed for people who spend long hours chained behind their desks and want to make a positive change in their lifestyle to improve their overall health, productivity, and wellbeing.

    ⚫︎ Ad-freeStretchMinder doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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    Pauses

    • Mac

    Pauses is a small application that runs in the background while you work and helps you take regular pauses from working on your computer.

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    Break Time

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • Amazon Appstore

    Sitting is the smoking of our generation. To stand up and move around once in a while improves your health. "Break Time" reminds you to do that, with suggestions on what you can do during the breaks.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Break Time to stay focused and productive.
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    EyeCare4US

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    EyeCare4US is a free program for Windows, aimed at protecting eyes from computers, it shows us a window to remind us to take a break after a period of staying working in a computer.

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    MagicanRest

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    Magican Rest is a free time reminder. It rescues Mac users from overworking and helps users arrange working time properly! Several clicks to preset rest intervals and duration and then Magican Rest will do the rest, reminding users of having a break at the set time.

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    Discontinued

    The company seems to be abandoned: no news since 2013. Last version, 1.0.1, released in July 2013, can be still downloaded from Apple Appstore.

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