Prevent eye strain, blurry vision, and dry eyes with the 20-20-20 rule. Rest Your Eyes will help you keep track of time and remind you when it’s time to take a break.
Eye strain is a very common concern today and one of the most common vision issues, but you can help prevent it with helpful apps that make using the computer and Mobile less of a strain on the eyes.
1. Protect Your Vision for Safari, Firefox, and Chrome
When it’s time for a break, your screen will blackout. You can override this if need be. One of the cool things about the app is that it also gives you lots of eye exercises. Plus, the robot mascot that comes with it is really cute.
If you are spending too much time in front of computers, your eyes are the ones that get strained to the maximum. Taking breaks at regular intervals will help to ease this strain and to protect your vision. A good rule here is to follow the 20-20-20 rule to keep your vision intact for a healthy future.
2. Awareness for Mac and Windows
Awareness takes a more muted and subtle approach when telling you how long you’ve worked without a break.
Awareness uses the sound of a Tibetan singing bowl to tell you that it’s time for a break.
3. EyeLeo for Windows
It Regularly reminds computer users to take a short break.
EyeLeo is an app that places itself in the System Tray of your computer. It has a really cool little mascot that comes out to tell you that you should take a break. Best of all, it also tells you about a range of different eye exercises, which means that you actually ease and relax your eyes when you do take a break.
4. Pangobright for Windows
This is an app designed for use on Windows and helps you control the brightness of multiple monitors. This app is helpful for a variety of business and personal setups where you will be working for an extended period of time from a multiple monitor setup.
5. Twilight for Android
The Twilight app makes your device screen adapt to the time of the day. It filters the flux of blue light emitted by your phone or tablet after sunset and protects your eyes with a soft and pleasant red filter. The filter intensity is smoothly adjusted to the sun cycle based on your local sunset and sunrise times.