The main purpose of this program is reminding you to take breaks when working on the computer. It is designed to reduce eye strain and avoid carpal tunnel syndrome.
Stretchly is a Windows software that lets users create custom reminders to take a break from the computer. Tools for customizing the length of a single work session and selecting the notification sound are provided.
After starting the utility you can access its parameters by clicking the system tray icon. There is an option to automatically launch Stretchy alongside the OS. Moreover, checkboxes for showing exercise tips during breaks and keeping track of the overall idle time are included.
This application allows users to choose between mini and long breaks. The duration of the pause can be adjusted by moving the corresponding slider in the Schedule tab. Additionally, it is possible to change the break frequency.
The Strict mode prevents you from skipping any type of pause. It is helpful for improving discipline and training positive habits.
Users can keep track of the work hours with the help of PomoFocus or another similar program.
You are able to change the visual appearance of the break notification and turn on background sounds. A checkbox for enabling window transparency is available as well.
- free to download and use;
- allows you to configure reminders to take a break during the work;
- it is possible to change the frequency and duration of the pauses;
- users can adjust the visual appearance of the notification screen;
- compatible with modern versions of Windows.