PC WorkBreak provides proper reminders to reduce your RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) risk. It offers multi-type break reminders such as micro-break, stretch, eye exercises and walk, based on your PC usage model. Compliance rates are also provided. Follow a good break setting will help heavy PC user to release body pain induced by long sitting or frequent keyboard/mouse usage. All break settings are configurable, and you can use your favorite picture or animation (gif) as reminder demo.
Cares for Your Health WhileYou Use PC
- + Flexible Break Settings
- + Professional Stretch Demos
- + Breaks Compliance Statistics
- + Unicode Supportable
- + Supports Multi-language
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Reviews for PC WorkBreak
A repetitive strain injury (RSI), is an injury to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that may be caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression, or sustained or awkward positions. Heavy PC users or workers are also at risk of RSI, due to prolonged and wrong sitting position, and usage of keyboard and mouse for long hours. This is the reason why, many applications are now available, that remind you to take time off and take a break off your PC after set intervals. There are many applications available, not all of them work the same.
PC WorkBreak is a simple and lightweight application, designed to remind you to take regular breaks for PC usage, to ensure your long-term productivity and reduce the risk of a repetitive strain injury (RSI).
Installation & Set-up
The installer files comes in a ZIP file, and the download size is ~2MB. The installation process is simple and straightforward, taking no time at all to complete. You can launch the application once the installation completes. The application can be easily activated and registered using the license key. Once done, you can start using the application and configure it to your needs and preference.
The UI of the application has an unusual design, but it has been designed to be easy to use for all types of users, even the novices. There are 4 main buttons, one to access statistics, manage options, adjust break settings, and view current or next break. You can also backup/restore your configurations and the breaks you have saved. There is also a button dedicated to allow you to change the language of the UI. You can add new breaks, change the prompt and image, change its duration and frequency of occurrence too. Statistics allow you to view the history and pattern of your break taking habits. You can filter the results by dates. Moreover, you can choose no break days and no break periods too, and you will not be disturbed an bother by the application in those. The application also plays sound at the start and end of the break, this sound can also be changed.
– Simple UI with a good design and arrangement.
– Add as many breaks as you want, and configure them to suit your needs.
– The stretch break displays great stretch demos which a person can do along with the GIF.
– Detailed statistics which can come in handy in many cases. These can be filtered by date.
– The language of the UI can be changed to the many available.
– Choose your own graphic files to be displayed at break prompt. The supported formats are GIF, JPEG, BMP, WMF, PNG or ICO.
– Lets you choose no break days and no break time periods.
– Choose your own sounds to be played when the break starts and ends.
PC WorkBreak is a lightweight application, that can help you save yourself from RSI and fatigue. The regular breaks help your body and brain, and increase your productivity level. The application runs smoothly, without any lag or errors. It is definitely worth-trying.
This is a good idea and it work well as it says. However, these is a small problem is that it will crash if multi screens are used. Hope to see the improvement of it in the future. Thank you.
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