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Rest is a minimal app which sits in your menubar and reminds you to take a break every now and then. Improve your productivity and keep your eyes healthy.
  • Pomodoro support. With custom intervals and an optional longer 4th break, you can now use the Pomodoro time management technique with Rest.
  • An unobtrusive, beautiful menubar indicator.
  • Beautiful, full-screen break reminders (optional) *.
  • 12 soothing sounds to pick from - from a decisive gong to a beautiful piano melody.
  • Automatic break detection (optional) - step away from your computer to "take your break", more...

What's New

Version 1.7.2:
  • Yosemite support
  • Postpone your breaks
  • Play a sound on unpause
  • Fixed issue with full-screen break notification during full-screen video playback from online websites
  • Fixed issue where your timer may reset automatically if your break length is very short
  • Spelling fix
  • Fixed an issue where the app may remain in an ambiguous state if you more...


  • OS X 10.7 or later

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Downloads 285
Version Downloads 37
License Commercial
Date 11 Nov 2014
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $4.99
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