Tomato 2 is described as 'simple application for increasing personal productivity. Work for 25 minutes, take a 5 minute break, then repeat. This new version has some new features:' and is a Pomodoro Timer in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Tomato 2 for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, iPhone and Linux. The best alternative is Gnome Pomodoro, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Tomato 2 are Tasklog (Paid), Time Out (Free), Pomotodo (Freemium) and Pomello (Free).
What's a pomodoro timer? If you're new to the Pomodoro Technique, it's a common time management strategy comprised of doing short periods of work, and taking small breaks between them. So what's the timer for? To remind you to take those breaks!
Pomodoro Time is a powerful personal productivity tool incorporating the principles of the Pomodoro Technique*. Create tasks, configure breaks and track your progress throughout the day, week or custom period.