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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 3/6/2016.

Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI).
The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit.
Please refer to the feature comparison for a complete list of features, and how the program performs with respect to other programs on the market.
The program runs on GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows.

To install Workrave, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install workrave

To upgrade Workrave, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade workrave


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'workrave'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $silentArgs = '/verysilent /norestart'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Raymond Penners
  • Rob Caelers


Release Notes

Fix source url

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
workrave 611 Friday, May 16, 2014  
workrave 263 Friday, May 16, 2014  
workrave 263 Friday, May 16, 2014  
workrave 257 Friday, May 16, 2014  
workrave 1.10.1 242 Thursday, May 15, 2014  
workrave 257 Thursday, May 15, 2014  

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