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RSIBreak is described as 'small utility to remind you to take regular short breaks. Repetitive Strain Injury 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' and is a Health tool in the sport & health category. There are more than 25 alternatives to RSIBreak for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RSIBreak are Workrave, Time Out, BreakTimer and Eyeleo.

RSIBreak alternatives are mainly Health Tools but may also be Prevent RSI Apps or Color Temperature Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RSIBreak.
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RSIBreak is a small utility to remind you to take regular short breaks. Repetitive Strain Injury is an illness which can...

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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

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • PortableApps.com
    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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    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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    BreakTimer

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    49 alternatives to BreakTimer 

    Save yourself from RSI and eye-strain BreakTimer allows you to set up customizable breaks and will remind you to take them. BreakTimer is free and open source and available for Windows, macOS and Linux.

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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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    Pomy

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    • Windows
    12 alternatives to Pomy 

    Pomy is a 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.

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    Angelic Retreat

    43 alternatives to Angelic Retreat 

    Angelic Retreat is a simple program which periodically blocks your computer to force you rest. If you have used similar ones before, you know about their cruel nature. Angelic Retreat is an attempt to create a humane software of such kind where the most significant aspects could...

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    Fadetop

    37 alternatives to Fadetop 

    FadeTop is a visual break reminder for Windows. At regular intervals, it fades your desktop into a bluish color, and displays current time.

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    1.  PortableFadetop can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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      SmartBreak

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      43 alternatives to SmartBreak 

      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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