stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer.
stretchly vs Workrave opinions
better interface, good ideas, easily customised
well made, and customizable but is an Electron app, not light on resource.
It has the killer feature of showing customizable microbreak and break messages
Better interface, same features.
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.
Time Out vs Workrave opinions
Gives the same functionality and improves in some features.
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.
RSIBreak vs Workrave opinions
Workrave does not work on Ubuntu 16.04
- still updated
- part of KDE - trustworthy developers
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.
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.
BreakTimer vs Workrave opinions
It's free, multi-platform and lightweight
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.
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.