Have A Break (also known as Quote of the day desktop version application) is a very simple break reminder software that helps to remind you to take breaks. You need to set working time and break time and it will provide you frequent alerts for taking breaks. During break time, it will automatically lock your desktop screen, so that you can rest properly. During the break period, you can also read a motivational quote (if enabled) on your default web browser, offered by Quote of the day. To enable quotes, an Internet connection is required. But you can use this software in offline mode as well. If quotes are not enabled, it will cover your PC screen with black window.
During break time, you won’t be able to interact with any application available on your PC. But if you have to quit or skip break time, then it can be done by Alt+F4 key.
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Some Key Features Present In This Break Reminder Software:
- A simple software that can remind you to take breaks on frequent alerts.
- You can set time interval to work and break time as well.
- It lets you enable/disable Quote of the day that shows motivational quotes per day.
- Runs silently on system tray and automatically locks screen, when it is time to take breaks.
- It is a portable application that doesn’t require installation.
- Completely free and lightweight.
How To Use This Break Reminder Software?
It comes in a zip archive which is just 46 KB in size. Use the link present at the end of this article to download it. After this, extract the zip archive into a folder. Now you can double-click on its executable application file to open its interface. Its interface is very simple and multiple options are available here. Among these options, main option is important as all break reminder task can be performed here. Reminder option is also available here, but you can’t use it, because it is not available at present.
On main option, you need to set time settings (break time and work time). By default, Lock Screen Mode will be enabled that locks desktop screen during break time. At the bottom part, there are additional options available which simply lets you enable/disable Quote of the Day. You can select any available Quote theme using this option and can tap on Start button to activate this break reminder software.
It will be minimized to system tray and when the break time will start, it will lock your PC screen, and show you Quotation of the day by opening a web page on your default web browser.
Have A Break is a very simple software and helpful to automatically remind you to take breaks. It would be more useful when Reminder option will be available to use, that would work, like a task reminder tool or something like that. At present, you can only set time interval and break time.