Hourglass is described as 'is the most advanced simple countdown timer for Windows. Just enter a time in just about any format, and hit Enter'. There are more than 100 alternatives to Hourglass for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android and Linux. The best alternative is DeskTime, which is free. Other great apps like Hourglass are WatchMe (Free), Free Countdown Timer (Free), SwissTasks (Paid) and SnapTimer (Free, Open Source).
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.
Set the hour and minute for the online alarm clock. The alarm message will appear and the preselected sound will be played at the set time. Multiple alarms and timers are remembered and can be run simultaneously.
Baralga keeps track of the time you spent working on different projects. You can record the time spent on a project or you can manually enter and edit activities. This way you can easily memorize when and how long you have been working on each single project.
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.