Time Out - Break Reminders 17+

Dejal Systems, LLC

    • 4,6 • 28 Bewertungen
    • Gratis
    • In-App-Käufe möglich



You deserve a break. Easy break reminders, with flexible customization if you want it.

It is very easy to fall into bad habits when using a computer for hours on end. You care about what you are doing, so can sometimes push yourself too far, or over-strain yourself. The human body isn't built to sit in one position for endless hours, gripping a mouse or typing on the keyboard. Dejal Time Out is here to help. It will gently remind you to take a break on a regular basis.

Time Out comes with two kinds of breaks: a "Normal" break, typically for 10 minutes every hour, so you can move about and relax, plus a "Micro" break: a very brief pause of typically 15 seconds every 15 minutes, so you can remember not to tense up too much for long periods. You can change, disable or remove either kind of break if desired, and add new kinds of breaks, e.g. fixed lunch or afternoon breaks.

You can configure how long each kind of break lasts, and how long between breaks, and the breaks can be set to count backwards when you take a natural break, e.g. when you go away from your computer.

The app features customizable break themes, with several variations to show during breaks. These themes can be edited if desired, using standard HTML.

While in a break, a progress bar shows how long till it is over, and buttons are available to postpone or skip the break if you can't be interrupted right then.

What's more, you can optionally perform various actions before, during or after breaks. You can display a notification, play a sound, speak some text, run a script, and more.


Version 2.9.1

• Fixed an issue where the Icon theme could be damaged.
• Fixed a crash when choosing the new Calendar scheduling option.

Version 2.9 included:

• Added a status message to the breaks in the sidebar, to indicate why a break was skipped etc.
• Added the ability to schedule breaks using calendar events.
• Added an Exclusions option to skip breaks when busy on the calendar.
• Support for Monterey focus.
• Added an Advanced option to hide the Pause function.
• New break options to pause or reset an individual break.
• Plus other improvements. Read the release notes on the Updates page in the app for full details.

Bewertungen und Rezensionen

4,6 von 5
28 Bewertungen

28 Bewertungen

Smirno ,

toll - der Rest liegt an dir

Gerade wenn ich Bildbearbeitung mache für mich Gold wert: regelmäßig Handgelenke ausschütteln, kurz bewegen.

Die ganz alte Version (vor 10 Jahren?) war eigentlich am besten: ohne schnickschnack und Co. Einfach nur breaks.

Zu Pausen zwingen kann dich keiner - aber dran erinnern schon. - das macht die App sehr sehr gut.

D. Pina ,


This app works wonderfully! And it is NOT a subscription. It's free forever and perfectly useful as such. You can custumise all the timers and set them as you wish. If you so choose, support the developer. And he'll unlock permanently all the current 'nice-to-have' features, like a specific watch face, or showing then your next timer is due on the top menu bar, etc. Those ONE-TIME payments make the app free-forever at it's current version the next 3 months' worth of updates (or 6, or 12 months... depending on how big your contribution is). If there's some other new feature you can't go without in the future, you can then contribute again. It's a fair system imo. Still, I love this app and can't go without it. I recommend at least downloading it and trying it out. You can even try the premium features for 1h a day (and I really like one of the alternative watch faces, so I'm giving it 4 bucks for that alone).

JoRein ,

Perfect tool when working

Since working in the homeoffice, I noticed more and more I am not moving enough anymore.
So I was looking for a tool to help, since default reminders are not flexible enough to have breaks only on workdays, and so on. No luck until I saw this app featured in the store some days ago. The forced locking pushes you from the desk and move or stretch a bit - and has options to postpone or skip when in a meeting.
One small thing I'd like to see in the future, is an option to get the desired appearance on multiple screen at the same time, not just either the active or inactive menu bar one.


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