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Chrony Alternatives

Chrony is described as 'pair of programs which are used to maintain the accuracy of the system clock on a computer. The two programs are called chronyd and chronyc' and is an app. There are six alternatives to Chrony for Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Time-Sync, which is free. Other great apps like Chrony are Meinberg NTP, Network Time Protocol daemon, AboutTime and TimeSync.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Chrony is a pair of programs which are used to maintain the accuracy of the system clock on a computer. The two programs...

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    Time-Sync

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Time-Sync is a freeware software to synchronize the time of your system. The features of the software are:

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    Time-Sync: Log (german)
  2. Meinberg NTP

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    NTP client and server download for different operating systems. GUI setup program, full HTML documentation, OpenSSL (Version 0.9.8l) DLL. The installer has been successfully tested on a Preview version of Windows 8 as well.

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  3. Network Time Protocol daemon

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The Network Time Protocol daemon (ntpd) is an operating system daemon program that maintains the system time in synchronization with time servers using the Network Time Protocol (NTP). This package is the official reference implementation of the NTP protocol.

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    AboutTime

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    AboutTime is a superior source of time for your computer. As a time client, it will acquire time from the Internet with great accuracy, and as a server it will provide four kinds of time signals to other computers on your local network.

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    Here is a typical client session. In this example, AboutTime reports a 3 millisecond difference between the local computer's clock and the network time server.
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    TimeSync

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    TimeSync gets the current time from a NIST server, and adjusts the PC clock if necessary. Accuracy is usually within a second. Time and date are displayed according to the users regional settings.

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    Network Time System

    • Windows

    Network Time System is a time sync software package containing NTP Server and NTP client apps for Windows that provides a precise tool for synchronization of all devices on the network with zero configuration installation.

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