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What's Pomodoro Technique?

Few minutes to learn and start now!

This is a jump-start to get you up and running with Pomodoro Technique.
Learn the basics of a simple yet powerful method that will boost your productivity.

In a nutshell

  • Work 25 minutes.
  • Take a 5 minutes break.
  • Work other 25' followed by 5' break and so on.
  • Every 4 sessions of 25' work take a longer break.

Every interval of 25' is called 'Pomodoro'.

A Work-Out For Your Brain

Attempting to keep focused for a 25' session will train your brain to avoid distractions.
This method becomes a work-out tool to strengthen concentration and improve your Productivity.
Less distracted, More Successful!

As long as you practise the Pomodoro Technique you'll improve your concentration skills.
The ability to focus is like a mental muscle. The more we work it out, the stronger it becomes.

That's it.

Now Your Turn

Install XorTime and try it out.

1. Choose a task.

Click on a Task in your Todo list

Todo list

2. Set the Timer.

Press the button to start the Pomodoro Timer.
Timer button

Engage not to interrupt yourself while the Pomodoro Timer is active.


3. When the Timer rings

Could you spend all the 25 minutes on your Task?
Congratulations! You've completed your first Pomodoro®.
Put a checkmark.

In any case, the Pomodoro timer will track the minutes spent on each Task.

4. Have a 5' break.

Stretch your legs, grab a coffee. This is an important aspect for your performance.
The break time can be directly controlled see how


5. If your Task is not completed

you can set the Timer again and continue working on that. You may need more than 1 Pomodoro® to complete your Task.


eNOugh TIME in the day..

Time is never enough, right?

We rush all the day but quite often we feel like we haven't done enough.

Always caught on (too) many activities and - who knows why - our list of outstanding things still grows up.


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More info

The Pomodoro Technique® was invented by Francesco Cirillo.
It is an easy and effective method to focus on your job,
manage interruptions and increase productivity. Whether you are a student or
a worker you will soon enjoy the benefits of managing more efficiently your time
and daily activities. Download XorTime and try the Pomodoro Technique® right now!

To know more about the Pomodoro Technique®, please refer to the
official site