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Workrave Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Workrave for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Workrave and eight of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Workrave are RSIBreak, Safe Eyes Linux, Iris and BreakTimer.

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

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    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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    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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    RSIBreak

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Almost everyone thinks RSIBreak is a great alternative to Workrave.

    Workrave does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

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    • still updated
    • part of KDE - trustworthy developers
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  3. 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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  4. 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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    BreakTimer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    It's free, multi-platform and lightweight

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    Resto

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    The main windows and the break window.
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    Nice looking and have all desired functionalities.

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    rsiguard

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Remedy Interactive's RSIGuard is an award-winning desktop ergonomic software solution that reduces repetitive strain injuries.

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    Xwrits

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Xwrits reminds you to take wrist breaks, which will hopefully help you prevent repetitive stress injury. It pops up an X window when you should rest; you click on that window, then take a break.

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