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Eterlab Software
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Jun 5, 2014
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EyeDefender Review

Tina de Pierre
A simple and handy program helping reduce eye strain during prolonged PC use which suggests pauses and breaks
A review of EyeDefender by Tina de Pierre

EyeDefender is a small and lightweight program which lives in your system tray. Essentially, it reminds you to take a break from staring at your computer screen for hours on end.

The basic idea here is that long usage of a PC may cause health programs and in many cases, it is proven. EyeDefender can be setup to remind you to take a break on an interval which is customizable. You can also customize how long breaks from your PC should be.

In addition to the basic reminders, EyeDefender can also play a slideshow of images from the folder that you define. The slideshow will be displayed until the break time is up. The slideshow itself is pretty and contains effects. You can also opt to run a screensaver instead.

EyeDefender is a fast program and didn't cause any slowdowns in our tests so it's not going to have your CPU running hot. It's also very simple to use and does not take any time to set up.

EyeDefender features and highlights:
  • Control the level of eye strain in the system tray
  • Set up the time period for a popup reminder
  • Set up how much time you want to rest
  • Enter the rest mode instantly
  • Reset the counter
  • Stop the counter when you do not want to be interrupted
  • Set the counter to stop automatically after some time of inactivity
  • Four rest modes: slideshow, visual training, screensaver launch, or popup tray reminder
  • Auto-run EyeDefender on Windows start

EyeDefender is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from windows widgets without restrictions. EyeDefender 1.09 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This rest reminder software is filed under:
  • EyeDefender Download
  • Freeware Windows Widgets
  • Software Reviews
  • Free Software Download

Compatibility with this rest reminder software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version of EyeDefender may be available from Eterlab Software.

EyeDefender has been picked by our editors as very good.
EyeDefender has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested EyeDefender 1.09 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

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