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Workplace Angel

By Altawell Software Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Nov 7, 2008

If you're the type who has to peel yourself off your chair at quitting time, you might want to take this well-intentioned ergonomic helper for a spin. Workplace Angel is the apple a day that may help keep the repetitive-stress away. On-screen reminders pop up at set intervals, gently nudging you to take short or long breaks and suggesting stretches to relieve mounting tension. You can keep time with an animated 3D helper who demonstrates the proper execution of exercises.

Workplace Angel is a decent-looking program that requires some foresight (you are prompted to select reminder times before that function is fully understood), and you have to be on your toes to catch the stretch session and read the accompanying inspirational quote before the notification message blinks away. The Help section is also a tad sparse, and the program features could use some fleshing out. But patience is also a virtue, and this app is all about relieving stress.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.1

Version 4.1 changed license to freeware.

General

Release December 7, 2012
Date Added December 7, 2012
Version 4.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None

Popularity

Total Downloads 1,670
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Workplace Angel reminds to make pauses in your work and helps to adjust workplace for comfortable and healthy working. It helps PC users to prevent computer-caused diseases such as musculoskeletal disorders (Repetitive Strain Injury, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Tarsal tunnel syndrome, Sciatica and others), visual fatigues (tired and sore eyes and headaches) and stresses. Version 3.2 includes unspecified updates.