Viewaide Alternatives

    Viewaide is described as 'A Desktop Application, which helps to prevent eye strain when you work at the computer' and is an app in the Sport & Health category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Viewaide for Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Viewaide are Eyes Relax (Free), Eyeleo (Free), Iris (Freemium) and EyeDefender (Free).

    This page was last updated Nov 16, 2020

    1. stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer. By default, it runs in your tray and shows reminder window every 10 minutes, that is open for 20 seconds, containing idea for microbreak.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      EyeLeo is a handy PC application that reminds you to take a break for your eyes. Features: Screen blocking long breaks every hour. Short breaks with eye exercises every 10 minutes. Eye exercises shown by an adorable Leopard.
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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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      EyeDefender is a freeware rest reminder designed to prevent Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) resulting from working on a computer for hours.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.09, released in 2008, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

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    3. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      eyeBreak is a tiny app designed to sit in the Windows tray and provide a non-ignorable message reminding you to take a break from what you are working on.

      Discontinued

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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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      • 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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    4. 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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