PetBar Alternatives

    PetBar is described as 'Do you miss the peaceful moments when your cat or dog sleeping around while you are working?'. There are more than 25 alternatives to PetBar for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and Google Chrome. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PetBar are Workrave (Free, Open Source), RSIBreak (Free, Open Source), Time Out (Free) and Eyes Relax (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 23, 2021

    1. 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.

      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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    2. Taking regular rest breaks away from your computer is essential to stay focused and productive throughout the day. Short breaks also boost concentration and prevent discomfort and Repetitive Strain Injuries.
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    3. This application enables you to take regular breaks without being noisy.
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    4. WristSaver is a free and open source rest reminder application for Mac OS X. WristSaver is written in Cocoa and takes advantage of all the advanced features of that environment on Mac OS X.
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    5. WorkPace is one of the most sophisticated computer ergonomics packages available. WorkPace monitors your mouse and keyboard
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      • 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Breaker is a handy and easy to use program that will remind you that you need to take a break. Working for a lot of hours in a row is not good, but sometimes you do that, without noticing how much you stood in front of your computer and how tired you are.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      WorkplaceOptimizer ::: EyeBreak

      Discontinued

      The official website doesn't seem like it has anything to do with Eye Break anymore.

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    6. Have you been on the computer too much lately? Experiencing eye strain after trying to squash that pesky bug? Playing COD for hours even though you still haven't won a Warzone game yet?
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