CookTimer is described as 'simple cross-platform countdown timer that helps when cooking, making tea or eggs. It also works for any other timing purpose such as working out. it was developed using wxWidgets and was tested on Windows and Linux' and is an app in the Home & Family category. There are more than 25 alternatives to CookTimer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CookTimer are SnapTimer (Free, Open Source), KTimer (Free, Open Source), Alinof Timer (Freemium) and XNote Stopwatch (Paid).
Hourglass is the most advanced simple countdown timer for Windows. Just enter a time in just about any format, and hit Enter. Pause and resume Start, stop, pause and resume your timers. Finally an app that can do everything your kitchen timer can.
All the timers I tested were too complex for my taste. I decided to write one that was dead simple, so you could run it, type in a time and hit enter. The aim of SnapTimer is to get out of the way and help you be productive.
Alinof Timer is a very easy to use timer for your Mac. Just set the desired time using the mouse scroll and press «start». Once the time elapsed, a message with a sound alarm will be displayed on the screen. Nothing more simple ...
XNote Stopwatch is a versatile and flexible multifunctional digital stopwatch / countdown timer / clock software for PC. Helpful for timekeepers at sport competitions, time tracking of work, or even as a metronome.
The timer that takes no time at all If starting a timer takes more than a second, your timer app sucks. Horo uses a simple and speedy Natural Language interface. Type the time, hit Return, and go. Isn’t that neat?