Take a Break Reminder – Protect your health from long-term computer work

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Take a Break Reminder is a lightweight and completely free-to-use regularly reminding to rest tool. It’s specially designed for people who work at a computer for a long time, in order to to protect their eyesight and physical health.

Take a Break Reminder can urge a sedentary computer user to stand up and have a break or a micropause. For example, exercise limbs, walk around… thus effectively prevent the sub-health. It comes with many detailed and personalized options and settings, see the feature list below.

// Key Features //

  • 3 rest modes
  • Configurable work/rest time intervals
  • Warnings of upcoming breaks and micropauses
  • 5 security levels
  • Forced interruption of computer work at a time set by user
  • Flexible configuration of parameters to satisfy any user
  • Option to start Useful Rest at Windows startup
  • Restriction of access to other programs during breaks and micropauses
  • Screen background during a break and micropause can be either black or translucent
  • Break or micropause can be interrupted with a password at some security levels
  • Option to begin a break immediately at any time outside of scheduled times
  • Option to disconnect Internet connection before a break. No need to worry about unnecessarily remaining online during a break or micropause
  • Choice of sounds
  • Turn on/off each sound individually or all simultaneously
  • Choice of picture (if any) displayed during a break or micropause
  • Option to turn on or off this picture
  • Option to set the supervisor password to change software settings
  • Option to set the password for the premature termination of a break
  • Option to turn on/off warnings about upcoming breaks
  • Option to save all user-configured settings and restore them as needed
  • Detailed help system

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Take a Break Reminder portable version for Windows 32-bit & 64-bit.

// Download URLs //

License Version Download Size
Freeware v2.8 Build 127 Final 360 KB

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