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Pomy is described as 'desktop widget-style app designed to prevent eye strain by reminding you how long to focus on-screen and when to take a break. Inspired by the 20-20-20 rule by optometrists' and is a Prevent RSI app in the sport & health category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Pomy for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pomy are Workrave, RSIBreak, Time Out and Eyeleo.

Pomy alternatives are mainly Health Tools but may also be Prevent RSI Apps or Pomodoro Timers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Pomy.
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    stretchly

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    49 alternatives to stretchly 

    stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer.

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    1.  Ad-freestretchly doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Lightweightstretchly consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Remindersstretchly allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
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    Workrave

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    50 alternatives to Workrave 

    Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit.

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    1.  PortableWorkrave can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Eye resting features, also with longs breaks. UI feels old

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    RSIBreak

    • Linux
    33 alternatives to RSIBreak 

    RSIBreak is a small utility to remind you to take regular short breaks. Repetitive Strain Injury is an illness which can occur as a result of continuous work with a mouse and keyboard. The risk of suffering injury increases the longer users work without breaks.

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    1.  RemindersRSIBreak allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
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    Time Out

    • Mac
    141 alternatives to Time Out 

    Break timer with micro-breaks for Mac OS X. It is very easy to fall into bad habits when using a computer for hours on end. You care about what you are doing, so can sometimes push yourself too far, or over-strain yourself. The human body isn't built to sit in one position fo.

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    Eyeleo

    • Windows
    45 alternatives to Eyeleo 

    EyeLeo is a handy PC application that reminds you to take a break for your eyes.

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    Iris

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    119 alternatives to Iris 

    Iris is software which makes monitors healthy for the eyes. With iris you can reduce the blue light emitted from your screen for better sleep, reduce the brightness of your screen without PWM and avoid eye pain.

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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsIris supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Dark ModeIris supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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  7. MicroBreaks.co

    50 alternatives to MicroBreaks.co 

    Optimize your brain for learning. Microbreaks.co incorporates proven, peer-reviewed study hacks in a beautiful timer app. Our hacks increase study efficiency, focus, and will ultimately save you time! Also, we have cute cats to keep you company! 

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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in MicroBreaks.co to stay focused and productive.
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      Pause

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      46 alternatives to Pause 

      Pause periodically reminds you to take a break, and step away from the computer.

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      Intermission

      • Mac
      46 alternatives to Intermission 

      Sitting for hours in front of a computer screen has its consequences. Headaches, eye pain, burnout, and what doctors call Computer Vision Syndrome.

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      Pandan

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      46 alternatives to Pandan 

      Pandan is a time awareness tool, not a traditional time tracker or break reminder. It shows you how long you have been actively using your computer, to make you aware and let you decide when it's time to take a break.

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