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Keyboard Shortcuts

  • SPACE   Start or Stop the timer
  • ALT + P  Pomodoro
  • ALT + S  Short Break
  • ALT + L  Long Break
  • ALT + R  Reset Timer


You can change the audio tone and volume via Settings

Desktop Notifications are currently supported in Chrome, Firefox and Safari

Enable Desktop Alerts


You can set custom times, audio tone and volume via Settings.


Q. What is Pomodoro Technique?

A. The time management technique created by Francesco Cirillo for a more productive way to work and study. For more information, click here.

Q. Can you tell me the story without having to visit the website?

A. Well, it comprises of the following basic steps:

Q. What is TomatoTimer?

A. It's an easy to use, flexible Pomodoro Technique timer. It was inspired by and it uses jQuery and HTML5 features like Desktop Notifications, Audio API and Local Storage instead of relying on Adobe Flash and other such technologies.

Q. Why use TomatoTimer?

A. Here's why:



User preferences

Select Sound

Select Volume

Set Custom Times (in minutes)


Time log

Pomodoro goal tracker:
Session Start time End time Description