Workrave Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Workrave for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows 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 many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Workrave are Eyeleo (Free), Eyes Relax (Free), Iris (Freemium) and BreakTimer (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 23, 2021

    1. 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.
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      stretchly vs Workrave opinions
      Most users think stretchly is a great alternative to Workrave.
      Qb well made, and customizable but is an Electron app, not light on resource.
      Positive comment about 1 year ago

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      It has the killer feature of showing customizable microbreak and break messages
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      denydz Better interface, same features.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      nicoleahmed better interface, good ideas, easily customised
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      EyeLeo is a handy PC application that reminds you to take a break for your eyes. Features: Screen blocking long breaks every hour. Short breaks with eye exercises every 10 minutes. Eye exercises shown by an adorable Leopard.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • 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. You can prevent this by taking regular breaks during the work and look at distant objects.
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    2. 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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      • 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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      BreakTimer vs Workrave opinions
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      It's free, multi-platform and lightweight
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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...
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Eyes Guard is a Windows Application for protecting your eyes. It will help you (also can force you!) to break if you are working with your PC for a long time using configurable times.

      Download from Microsoft Store: https://www.microsoft.
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    3. SmartBreak is a revolutionary ergonomics program that reminds you to look away from your computer screen and enforces you to take regular breaks based on your usage.
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      • FreeOpen 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • 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.
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