Workrave Alternatives for Windows

There are many alternatives to Workrave for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 34 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 Fadetop iconFadetop (Free) and Small SmartBreak iconSmartBreak (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: 9/30/2019 2:21:00 AM
Workrave is discontinued
The software hasn't been updated since 2013, but you can still download it and use it.

Alternatives to Workrave for Windows 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.

    • Better interface, same features. denydzJul 2019 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • better interface, good ideas, easily customised nicoleahmedApr 2018 • 4 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

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  • Eyeleo

    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. Notifications announcing a long break coming. Strict mode that does not allow skipping the breaks. Customizable parameters. Multi-monitor system support. and more...

    Free Windows

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  • Eyes Relax

    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. Eyes Relax is a tool that reminds you about taking those breaks.

    • Discontinued
      Website inaccessible but app still available at download sites.

    Free Windows

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  • Fadetop

    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... * Get alarmed about current time in a natural, mild and agreeable manner * Develop a habit of resting your eyes and body regularly Why FadeTop? We value our health and lives, but rarely when working or playing for hours before computer, and getting lost.

    Free Windows

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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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  • Eyes Guard

    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 .

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • EyeDefender

    EyeDefender is a freeware rest reminder designed to prevent Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) resulting from working on a computer for hours. CVS symptoms include eyestrain, blurred vision, delayed focusing, headaches, back and neck aches, dry and burning eyes, light sensitivity, distorted color vision, forehead heaviness, and sore eyes. CVS is impossible to get rid of but you can reduce and even eliminate most of its symptoms.

    • Discontinued
      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 1.09, released in 2008, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine.

    Free 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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  • Angelic Retreat

    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. Angelic Retreat is an attempt to create a humane software of such kind where the most significant aspects could be customized. Moreover, you have the source code open and may do with it whatever you want (under the terms of GNU General Public License).

    Free Open Source Windows

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