BreakAlarm! is a small software application designed specifically for reminding you to take a break from work once in a while, in order to increase productivity and avoid health problems that may affect your eyes.
Unobtrusive running mode
In order to use the program you are required to set up an account, which can be made directly from the main panel.
The tool runs quietly in the system tray without interfering with your work. In order to access the program’s features, you are required to perform a right-click operation on its icon from the system tray.
How it works
Basically, it proves to be nothing more than a piece of cake to work with this utility, as you only need to enter the time in minutes.
When the time is up, the tool reveals a popup panel that allows you to insert that tasks that you completed till the current moment. What’s more, BreakAlarm! keeps a history with all your entries and saves them to breakalarm.com server. It offers information about beginning and ending time, state (finished or stopped), as well as comments.
Tests have shown that BreakAlarm! carries out a task quickly. It is quite friendly with system resources, so the overall performance of the computer is not affected.
To sum things up, BreakAlarm! proves to be a simple piece of software that comes bundled with only a few features for reminding you to take breaks from your computer and allowing you to write down the tasks you completed.