Workrave is a utility which enables you to monitor your computer usage so that you can prevent or protect yourself from the possible damage that might happen if you stay glued to your PC for too long. The utility has been designed keeping the busy professional and student in mind who are always on the move. It tracks the amount of time that you spend on your computer and helps you take corrective measures as soon as the required time comes.
Workrave helps in the recovery and prevent the loss or damage of Repetitive Strain Injury, (RSI). Rest breaks and frequent short rests enables you to be more active and to complete your daily work. Workrave helps in the restoration and protection of your PC by reminding you to take brief rest breaks at regular intervals within the period of usage. If you are using Microsoft windows, Workrave utility to help you in monitoring the usage time of your computer, so that you can avoid excessive usage of your PC. The utility also helps in managing the work that you are doing on your PC, with the option of restricting or removing the task when you are not using your PC.
Workrave has been designed keeping in mind the working habits of a typical computer user, so that its utility can be used by anyone irrespective of the level of PC functionality. Most of the utility is available in the form of a toolbar and you can install it with your choice of easy log in process. With the advanced technology of today, most of the utilities like Workrave are provided online for free. Once downloaded, you can monitor your PC usage in real time without any complicated installation procedures. The utility not only provides maximum benefit on repetitive strain injury (RSI) cases but also keeps a check on the heavy web sites that often block your access to the internet.