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Stretch Break is described as 'ergonomic software reminds you to take stretch breaks to avoid RSIs. Animated figures show you how. Reduce stress and muscle and joint aches.Includes ErgoHints workstation setup guide and eye exercises. Developed by a team of health care professionals' and is a Prevent RSI app in the sport & health category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Stretch Break for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Stretch Break are Workrave, BreakTimer, Angelic Retreat and Big Stretch Reminder.

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

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    • Linux
    • BSD
    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
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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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    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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    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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    Big Stretch Reminder

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    46 alternatives to Big Stretch Reminder 

    Big Stretch is a free simple reminder tool that prompts a user to take regular breaks and helps prevent the symptoms of RSI. Alternatively it can be a simple reminder program to tell you when it’s your coffee break!

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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Big Stretch Reminder to stay focused and productive.
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    RestStop

    30 alternatives to RestStop 

    RestStop sits in your tray and gives you non-intrusive reminders to rest after you’ve worked continuously for awhile. It looks like an hourglass, and it fits right in with the other Windows tray icons.

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

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    • Linux
    17 alternatives to rsiguard 

    Remedy Interactive's RSIGuard is an award-winning desktop ergonomic software solution that reduces repetitive strain injuries. Around the globe, health and safety managers, ergonomists, health practitioners, and individual computer users rely on RSIGuard's comprehensive...

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    Mibreaker

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    30 alternatives to Mibreaker 

    Break reminder software that reminds you to take breaks at a desired interval. Every reminder includes an illustration of a stretch exercise for inspiration.

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    Vision Defense

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    39 alternatives to Vision Defense 

    The Vision Defense Software provides you with reminder prompts to briefly look away from the screen at specific time intervals that you select. You may choose to display the prompts in any one of the four corners of your screen.

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    Wellnomics WorkPace

    44 alternatives to Wellnomics WorkPace 

    WorkPace is one of the most sophisticated computer ergonomics packages available. WorkPace monitors your mouse and keyboard

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