SmartBreak Alternatives

    SmartBreak is described as 'revolutionary ergonomics program that reminds you to look away from your computer screen and enforces you to take regular breaks based on your usage' and is an app in the Sport & Health category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SmartBreak 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 SmartBreak are Workrave (Free, Open Source), RSIBreak (Free, Open Source), Eyes Relax (Free) and Eyeleo (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 23, 2021

    1. 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.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      This free program reminds you to take regular computer rest breaks.
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      • 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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    2. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Does too much time using computer gives you dry eyes and fatigue discomfort? Eyefoo is a timer to remind you to rest, keep you from repetitive strain injury and help stay healthy.
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    3. This application enables you to take regular breaks without being noisy.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      Twenttty makes following the 20-20-20 rule by optometrists a breeze. It notifies you about taking a 20 second break every 20 minutes of your screen activity and asks you to look at something far away (at least 20 feet) to relax eye muscles.
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      • Mac
      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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      • 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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