Workrave Alternatives for Mac

Workrave is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is Small stretchly iconstretchly, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 40 alternatives to Workrave and 15 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Workrave are Small Time Out iconTime Out (Free), Small Iris iconIris (Freemium), Small SmartBreak iconSmartBreak (Paid) and Small Rest iconRest (Paid).

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: 7/8/2020 2:22:00 PM

Alternatives to Workrave for Mac 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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  • 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 for endless hours, gripping a mouse or typing on the keyboard. Dejal Time Out is here to help. It will gently remind you to take a break on a regular basis.

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

    Free Mac

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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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  • SmartBreak

    SmartBreak is a revolutionary ergonomics program that reminds you to look away from your computer screen and enforces you to take regular breaks. Unlike similar break reminder programs which inform you to take breaks at fixed intervals when working on a computer for long hours, SmartBreak monitors and analyzes the way you spend time on a computer and then adaptively prompts you to rest at the appropriate time leading to effective break time utilization.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • 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 suggesting great mini exercises that you can do right there in your office chair. If you do any kind of work on your computer for more than a couple of hours a day, you need Rest. Rest is very easy to use and can be customized to fit your likes and preferences.

    Commercial $ $ $ Mac Windows

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  • Recess

    We know that it is not good for our health when spending hour after hour in front of the screen. It might effect our bodies negatively, e.g., stiff, throbbing, ... Recess is necessary. We need to take a short break, e.g., try to look outside a window, stand up, stretch the legs, and walk around a bit ... However when you are concentrating on what you are doing, sometimes you forget to relax. Recess is a lightweight application which reminds you regularly to take a break.

    Free Mac

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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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  • 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, yet without getting in the way. It also detects natural breaks so it wont force too many breaks on you.

    Commercial Mac

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  • WristSaver

    WristSaver is a free and open source rest reminder application for Mac OS X. WristSaver is written in Cocoa and takes advantage of all the advanced features of that environment on Mac OS X.

    Free Open Source Mac

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