Workrave Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Workrave for Linux if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Linux alternative is stretchly, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 41 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 (Free, Open Source), Safe Eyes Linux (Free, Open Source), Iris (Freemium) and BreakTimer (Free, Open Source).

Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). If you're looking for more info about Workrave like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 6/24/2020 2:15:00 PM

Alternatives to Workrave for Linux 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 every 10 minutes, that is open for 20 seconds, containing idea for microbreak. Every 30 minutes, it shows window containing idea for longer 5 minute break. You can pause/resume reminding of breaks. On Windows and macOS, you can set app to start at login.

    • well made, and customizable but is an Electron app, not light on resource. QbJul 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • Better interface, same features. denydzJul 2019 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It has the killer feature of showing customizable microbreak and break messages Guest • Feb 2020 Disagree   Agree
    • better interface, good ideas, easily customised nicoleahmedApr 2018 • 5 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • 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.

    • + still updated + part of KDE - trustworthy developers Guest • Nov 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Workrave does not work on Ubuntu 16.04 Guest • May 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Iris

    Iris is software for eye protection, health and productivity. The 2 most popular things of Iris which probably brought you here are: – You can decrease the amount of blue light emitted from the screen – Control the brightness without PWM flicker. There are several different modes and several different types of Iris. This are basically some preset values that many people use. Aside from this you can customize Iris a lot.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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. Configure your schedule BreakTimer allows you to configure how often and how long your breaks should be. Customize your experience Choose the app colours and messages that are shown during breaks.

    • It's free, multi-platform and lightweight Guest • Jul 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • rsiguard

    Remedy Interactive's RSIGuard is an award-winning desktop ergonomic software solution that reduces repetitive strain injuries. Around the globe, health and safety managers, ergonomists, health practitioners, and individual computer users rely on RSIGuard's comprehensive set of tools to (1) proactively identify risks of repetitive strain injuries early, (2) reduce the risk of injuries, (3) increase injury prevention program efficiency.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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  • Resto

    „Resto” is a Spanish first person singular form of a verb „restar”, which can be translated as „to remain”. There is also an obvious phonetic connection to an English verb „to rest”. The name is explaining two main purposes of the application: to count the remaining time of your work and to take care of your regular rests.

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

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Xwrits

    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. Xwrits's graphics are brightly colored pictures of a wrist and the attached hand. The wrist clenches and stretches “as if in pain” when you should rest, slumps relaxed during the break, and points forward valiantly when the break is over. It is trapped behind bars while the keyboard is locked.

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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