Pauses is described as 'small application that runs in the background while you work and helps you take regular pauses from working on your computer' and is an app in the Sport & Health category. There are four alternatives to Pauses for Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, Google Chrome and Linux. The best alternative is Take a Five, which is free. Other great apps like Pauses are Breaktime (Freemium), Scirocco Take a Break (Freemium) and restbreak (Free Personal).
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.
In today’s world we sit without moving for long hours in front of the computer screen. We hurt our eyes, shoulders, backs, and wrists. A short break every once in a while can reduce repetitive-stress injuries associated with computer usage.