Alternatives to Workrave for all platforms with any license

  • stretchly

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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    • better interface, good ideas, easily customised nicoleahmedApr 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Tomighty

    Tomighty is a convenient, easy to use, eye candy desktop application that helps you organize and execute your tasks in the Pomodoro way.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows

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    • Discontinued website not working
  • Eyeleo

    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...

    Free Windows

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  • 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...

    Freemium Mac OS X

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    • Gives the same functionality and improves in some features. davidzNov 2015 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • 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...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued Website inaccessible but app still available at download sites.
  • Fadetop

    FadeTop is a visual break reminder for Windows. At regular intervals, it fades your desktop into a bluish color, and displays current time. FadeTop Lets You... *...

    Free Windows

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  • EyeDefender

    EyeDefender is a freeware rest reminder designed to prevent Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) resulting from working on a computer for hours. CVS symptoms include...

    Free Windows

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

    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...

    Free Personal Windows

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    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from Codeplex.
  • Resto

    „Resto” is a simple application to count the remaining time of your work and to take care of your regular rests.

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    • Nice looking and have all desired functionalities. Guest • Jan 2017 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
  • Rest

    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...

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows

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  • SmartBreak

    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.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac OS X Windows

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  • AntiRSI

    AntiRSI is a program for Mac OS X that helps prevent RSI (repetitive strain injury) and other computer related stress. It does so by forcing you to take regular breaks...

    Commercial Mac OS X

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Workrave Comments

Qt port

Comment by TimPl
about Workrave · Aug 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

Any plans to port this app on Qt framework?

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You can check my Workrave alternative - Resto (see http://just-code.org/applications/resto/ ). It's not as complex as Workave itself, but it's written entirely in Qt.

Comment by dwalkercouk
about Workrave · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful -3 Helpful Report as spam

Workrave is too memory hungry for such a simple app.

Its also way too complicated. All you need is something which pops up every 20 mins to remind you to take a break.

Dont waste your time with this - try Eyedefender which is 20 times smaller and is simple to use.

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