FadeTop - Free & Fun Visual Break Reminder Software
FadeTop is a visual break reminder for Windows. At regular intervals,
it fades your desktop into a bluish color, and displays current time.
FadeTop Lets You...
- Get alarmed about current time in a natural, mild and agreeable manner
- Develop a habit of resting your eyes and body regularly
We value our health and lives, but rarely when working or playing for hours
before computer, and getting lost.
FadeTop aims to help you develop a habit of taking breaks to rest your eyes
every 15 minutes (recommended for heavy computer users), as well as release
tension in back, neck, shoulders and arms.
Alerts are raised at fixed time points each hour, as otherwise that habit will
How Does It Work?
FadeTop runs in the system tray as icon
At minute 0, 15, 30 and 45 of each hour, the fader gets activated. If the
program hasn't been running for at least 15 minutes, it won't become active.
When activated, FadeTop fades the desktop into a bluish color, and the program
icon changes into
For an animated demo, see top-right of this page.
To see FadeTop fader in action, just start the program, then click its icon in
the system tray.
To quit FadeTop, right click the icon and choose Exit
from the shortcut
To temporarily disable FadeTop, uncheck Auto Fade
from the menu.
To configure the application, choose Options
from the menu: