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Countdown Timer Alternatives

Countdown Timer is described as 'Even your Grandma will know how to use it. A simple online countdown timer that works. 100% free' and is an website. There are more than 25 alternatives to Countdown Timer, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Countdown Timer are Tomato Timer, Free Countdown Timer, Gestimer and Focus Keeper.

Countdown Timer alternatives are mainly Pomodoro Timers but may also be Time Tracking Tools or Calendar Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Countdown Timer.
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Even your Grandma will know how to use it. A simple online countdown timer that works. 100% free.

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  1. Hourglass icon

    Hourglass

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Hourglass is the most advanced simple countdown timer for Windows. Just enter a time in just about any format, and hit Enter.

    ⚫︎ Dark ModeHourglass supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableHourglass is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceHourglass either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    ⚫︎ LightweightHourglass consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableHourglass can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Tomato Timer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    TomatoTimer is a flexible and easy to use online Pomodoro Technique Timer.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Tomato Timer to stay focused and productive.
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  3. Free Countdown Timer icon

    Free Countdown Timer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Free Countdown Timer is a free, full-featured and user-friendly countdown timer for Windows

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    Gestimer

    • Mac

    Gestimer - For those little reminders during the day. Drag & drop to quickly create reminders with this beautifully designed menu bar app for your Mac.

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    Focus Keeper

    • iPhone

    Focus Keeper helps you keep your productivity high avoiding burnout using the timer. Work with time. Not against it!

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Focus Keeper to stay focused and productive.
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    Ethervane Stopwatch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Ethervane Stopwatch is a simple timer for Windows 2000 or later. It can be used for example to track the time spent working or performing other activities on the computer. The timer can be paused and resumed at any time.

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    Discontinued

    The program seems to be no longer updated, but last version, 1.6.0 build 30, released in February 2012, it's fully working and can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. Flow is a minimalistic pomodoro based focus timer for Mac. Increase your productivity and reduce stress at the same time. Flow encourages your focus and motivation while reducing stress.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Flow - Get Things Done to stay focused and productive.
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  9. Horo icon

    Horo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    The best free timer app for Mac.

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  10. TickCounter icon

    TickCounter

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Shopify
    • Weebly
    • Drupal
    • Tumblr
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • WiX.com
    • Squarespace
    • Blogger
    • Wordpress

    Countdown timer for your website. Works great with Wordpress, WIX, Tumblr or any other major platform. Trusted by hundreds of thousands of websites already.

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