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  • 5.0 stars

    "Pleasant, soothing software to prevent RSI and dry eyes"

    June 1, 2009  |   By alexia_gaudeul


    Simple to set up
    - Nice interface and design
    - Variety of different settings
    - Gradual transition from work to time out and vice versa


    - This product will do the basics, do not expect many bells and whistles.


    The most pleasant time out reminder software I have been using, whether in the Windows or the Mac universe.

    I particularly appreciate the way there is a gently fade in and fade out of work into break and vice-versa. This allows the user to gently go in an out of the different modes.

    Other than its use to prevent RSI and dry eyes, or to remind one to adopt a good posture, this software is also useful to reflect on one's current activity. For example, this software can be used to break potentially addicting Internet activities, such as participation in social networks.

    This is also the only free alternative I know of for the Mac, and therefore certainly a very good default initial choice.

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