Howler Alternatives

    Howler is described as 'Timing has never been easier, quicker, or more fun. You'll use timers for everything once you use Howler Timer!' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Howler for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, iPhone and Android. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Howler are WatchMe (Free), Hyperlogs (Paid), Gestimer (Paid) and TTclock (Free).

    This page was last updated Feb 19, 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. WatchMe is a simple timer program that can be used to time a number of different tasks or events together or indepenedently of each other.
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    3. Hyperlogs is the most comprehensive easy-to-use time tracking, expense and invoicing app for all your projects and teams. It is designed to eliminate the cumbersome task of keeping track of time and to stimulate healthy business growth.
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    4. 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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    5. 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.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      Thyme is a timer for OS X. It's as simple as that. Time Your Tasks Use Thyme to control how much time you spend on your tasks. Keep a Record Thyme remembers the time you've spent when using it, so you don't have to.
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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?
      • 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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      OK Timer’s simple and intuitive design makes it a worthy alternative that allows you to manage multiple timers under one roof.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      An advanced timer for professional meeting facilitators. Stay on track of your agenda TIMEBOX's sequential timer helps you manage the timing of your whole agenda. No more fiddling with timers the whole time.
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