Free Workrave Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Workrave for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small stretchly iconstretchly, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Workrave and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Workrave are Small Eyeleo iconEyeleo (Free), Small Eyes Relax iconEyes Relax (Free), Small Iris iconIris (Freemium) and Small Fadetop iconFadetop (Free).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Dec 8, 2020

    • stretchly is cross-platform open source app that reminds you to take breaks when working with computer.
      Most users think this is a great alternative to Workrave.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Better interface, same features.
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      Positive comment over 1 year ago 3 users agree and 1 doesn't

      It has the killer feature of showing customizable microbreak and break messages
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      Positive comment 12 months ago

      well made, and customizable but is an Electron app, not light on resource.
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      Positive comment 7 months ago

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


      Features:

      Screen blocking long breaks every hour.
      • Free
      • 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.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      It's free, multi-platform and lightweight
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      Positive comment 8 months ago

    • Eyes Guard is a Windows application for protecting your eyes when you are working with your PC or Laptop.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Angelic Retreat is a simple program which periodically blocks your computer to force you rest. If you have used similar ones before, you know about their cruel nature.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
    • Pomy is a desktop widget-style app designed to prevent eye strain by reminding you how long to focus on-screen and when to take a break. Inspired by the 20-20-20 rule by optometrists.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • 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.

      • Free
      • Windows