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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, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Howler are wnr, WatchMe, Gestimer and CookTimer.

Howler alternatives are mainly Time Tracking Tools but may also be Pomodoro Timers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Howler.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • iPhone

Timing has never been easier, quicker, or more fun. You'll use timers for everything once you use Howler Timer!

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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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    wnr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Effective time-management, better than pomodoros Work and rest, with wnr now.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in wnr to stay focused and productive.
    ⚫︎ Dark Modewnr supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    WatchMe

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableWatchMe can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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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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    CookTimer

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ PortableCookTimer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    No releases since 2012, and hosting site is available only through Internet Archive mirror.

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    Hyperlogs

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Chrome OS

    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.

    ⚫︎ Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Hyperlogs.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportHyperlogs support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    Horo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    The best free timer app for Mac.

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    TTclock

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ PortableTTclock can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  9. Thyme icon

    Thyme

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    The task timer for OS X.

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    OK Timer

    • 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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