Free Stopwatch Alternatives

    Free Stopwatch is described as 'free, full-featured and accurate flexible digital stopwatch software for Windows 10 and Windows 7'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Free Stopwatch for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Free Stopwatch are SnapTimer (Free, Open Source), KTimer (Free, Open Source), CookTimer (Free, Open Source) and Ethervane Stopwatch (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2021
    1. 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.
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    2. 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.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KTimer is a little tool to execute programs after some time.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      CookTimer is a 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.
    3. 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.

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      The program seems to be no longer updated, but last version, 1.6.0 build 30, released in February 2012, it's fully working and can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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    6. TTclock is a simple, compact alarm clock, countdown timer and stopwatch that can be minimized to the system tray. It has two display modes: pure clock and control panel.
    7. A combination of alarm clock, world clock, timer, and stopwatch. Set alarms and reminders, check times around the world, and time your activities, including laps and splits.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      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?
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