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Workrave is described as 'program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit' and is a very popular Health tool in the sport & health category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Workrave for Windows, Mac, Linux and BSD. The best alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Workrave are Time Out, RSIBreak, Eyeleo and wnr.

Workrave alternatives are mainly Health Tools but may also be Prevent RSI Apps or Color Temperature Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Workrave.
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Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently...

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    stretchly

    • Mac
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    • Linux
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    49 alternatives to stretchly 

    stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer.

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    1.  Ad-freestretchly doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Lightweightstretchly consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Remindersstretchly allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    Microbreak
    Disable break reminder
    Skip to the the next break
    stretchly vs Workrave opinions
    Most users think stretchly is a great alternative to Workrave.
    nicoleahmed

    better interface, good ideas, easily customised

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    Qb

    well made, and customizable but is an Electron app, not light on resource.

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    Guest

    It has the killer feature of showing customizable microbreak and break messages

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    denydz

    Better interface, same features.

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    Time Out

    • Mac
    141 alternatives to 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 sometimes push yourself too far, or over-strain yourself. The human body isn't built to sit in one position fo.

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    Most users think Time Out is a great alternative to Workrave.
    davidz

    Gives the same functionality and improves in some features.

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    RSIBreak

    • Linux
    33 alternatives to 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 mouse and keyboard. The risk of suffering injury increases the longer users work without breaks.

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    1.  RemindersRSIBreak allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
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    RSIBreak vs Workrave opinions
    Almost everyone thinks RSIBreak is a great alternative to Workrave.
    Guest

    Workrave does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

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    Guest
    • still updated
    • part of KDE - trustworthy developers
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    Eyeleo

    • Windows
    45 alternatives to Eyeleo 

    EyeLeo is a handy PC application that reminds you to take a break for your eyes.

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    wnr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    100 alternatives to wnr 

    Effective time-management, better than pomodoros Work and rest, with wnr now.

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    1.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in wnr to stay focused and productive.
    2.  Dark Modewnr supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Safe Eyes Linux

    • Linux
    19 alternatives to Safe Eyes Linux 

    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.

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    BreakTimer

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    49 alternatives to BreakTimer 

    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.

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    Guest

    It's free, multi-platform and lightweight

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    Eyes Relax

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    41 alternatives to 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 strain. You can prevent this by taking regular breaks during the work and look at distant objects.

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    Eyes’ Thanks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    38 alternatives to Eyes’ Thanks 

    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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    1.  PortableEyes’ Thanks can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for Multiple MonitorsEyes’ Thanks supports the use of multiple displays.
     generated on-the-fly
    3 monitors
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    Iris

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    119 alternatives to Iris 

    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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    1.  Support for Multiple MonitorsIris supports the use of multiple displays.
    2.  Dark ModeIris supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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