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    Take a Five Alternatives

    Take a Five is described as 'Take a quick break from work while staying focused with the Take a Five Chrome extension' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Take a Five for Mac, Windows, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Time Out, which is free. Other great apps like Take a Five are Iris (Freemium), SmartBreak (Paid), Rest (Paid) and Breaktime (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 23, 2021

    1. Break timer with micro-breaks for Mac OS X.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. Rest is an app for your computer that keeps you productive and healthy throughout the day. It does so by reminding you to take a break every now and then, optionally suggesting great mini exercises that you can do right there in your office chair.
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    5. BreakTime is a simple utility that's designed to help you remember to take breaks away from your computer. It never forgets a break, running in your dock and / or menu bar (or even in the background). Let BreakTime do the hard work so you never miss a break.


    6. StretchMinder is an app designed for people who spend long hours chained behind their desks and want to make a positive change in their lifestyle to improve their overall health, productivity, and wellbeing.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Healthy tech is an all in one solution for mitigating the health risks that are associated with computer use, it forces you to take frequent breaks, prevents excessive use and helps you adhere to your sleep schedule.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      Break is a simple productivity app to remind you to take a short rest from your computer once in a while. Keep focused and stay productive by taking breaks when needed, using Break to help you remember.
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    7. The good news is that short breaks of relaxing and stretching can do wonders for your health and well being. That`s why we created BreakReminder app that reminds you to take a break off your computer.
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    8. Pauses is a small application that runs in the background while you work and helps you take regular pauses from working on your computer.
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