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Avoid Repetitive Stress Injury with Workrave

By Codrut Nistor

Posted in Software

Workrave is a free software that helps you to avoid repetitive strain injury with its break reminder feature. There are many people out there who forget about everything happening in the world once they start working. But doing it regularly is not good for your health and can lead to Repetitive Strain Injury. So if you are among these people Workrave can help you to avoid it.

This freeware helps you to set break reminders easily. It’s really easy to forget about your health when you are completely concentrating on your work. You should take some time for yourself in these situations and this software helps you to do just that. Both installation and uninstalling process is easy and clean so there is no loss in trying it. Its interface is also not very attractive but is good enough for helping you to avoid RSI.

When you launch the software you will see a really tiny window on your screen. You will find three break options to choose from Daily Limit Rest Break and Micro-break. Each of them is represented with different icon. If you want to configure these options you can go to the preferences menu. You can set the break durations configure the timer and the time you want to get between breaks. There is an option for keeping the window on top and for choosing the sound. If you really care about your health and want to give your eyes rest after working for a long time Workave is what you are looking for.

Features of Workrave:

  • Helps you to take break when you are fully concentrating on your work without worrying about your health
  • Three customizable break options to choose from
  • Option for skipping and postponing each break

Workrave is available for download at Workrave’s official website. It’s only 11.39MB in size and supports all versions of Windows. Try Workrave Free