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stretchly is described as 'is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer' and is a very popular Health tool in the sport & health category. There are more than 25 alternatives to stretchly for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and BSD. The best alternative is Workrave, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like stretchly are RSIBreak, Safe Eyes Linux, Time Out and Eyeleo.

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

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    Workrave

    • Windows
    • Linux
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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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    Almost everyone thinks Workrave is a great alternative to stretchly.
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    It has an option to lock the computer when a break is due.

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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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    Safe Eyes Linux

    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Safe Eyes Linux 

    SafeEyes is an application that tries to protect your eyes from eye strain (asthenopia) by reminding you to take breaks while you're working long hours at the computer. It was created as a free and open source Linux alternative for EyeLeo, a Windows-only app.

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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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    BreakTimer

    • Mac
    • Windows
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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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    Eyes Relax

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    41 alternatives to Eyes Relax 

    It’s an utility that helps avoiding eyes-related problems when working at a computer for several hours. Concentrating your eyesight on a computer screen can cause an eye strain. You can prevent this by taking regular breaks during the work and look at distant objects.

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    Eyes’ Thanks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to Eyes’ Thanks 

    Display a full-screen image on your desktop at regular intervals, reminding you to take a break, with this portable app that offers support for multi-monitor setups.

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    1.  PortableEyes’ Thanks can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsEyes’ Thanks supports the use of multiple displays.
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    Iris

    • Mac
    • Windows
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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

    • Mac
    • 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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