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Time Out Is a Highly Customizable Break Timer for OS X

Mac: If you’re looking for a stylish and customizable break timer for Mac OS X, Time Out is a solid pick. Adjust the transparency, control iTunes and other apps, create exclusions, and more.

Not only can you create timer routines with break periods, you can also tweak the appearance of Time Out and set up scripts to control apps on your Mac. Want it to play soothing music on your break? Pause your music will you go outside? Change your IM status? Time Out can handle all those tasks and more. Hit up the link below to read the full feature list and grab a copy.

Time Out is free, Mac OS X only.

Time Out [via Addictive Tips]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/30/11

Comments (3)

  1. Bri

    Anything like this for the PC I wonder?

  2. Mr. Bill Gates

    We Must Include a version of this in Microsoft Windows 8 Beta 1. Maybe in the Control Panel?

  3. Bri

    Well that’s a helpful comment O_o err Bill…

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