Jau Alternatives

    Jau is described as 'timer app that also plays music while displaying elapsed time. It will generate automatically playlists from your media library and play those when the timer runs. This way you can use it as an workout app but also for other activities'. There are six alternatives to Jau for Mac, Windows and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Ethervane Stopwatch, which is free. Other great apps like Jau are TimeLeft (Freemium), TimerApp (Free), Timer (Free, Open Source) and Dial (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 8, 2021

    1. 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.


      The program seems to be no longer updated, but last version, 1.6.0 build 30, released in February 2012, it's fully working and can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. TimeLeft is a versatile desktop utility - it can be used as a countdown clock, reminder, clock, alarm clock, tray clock, stopwatch, timer, sticker, auction watch, work days/hours countdown clock and time synchronization utility. TimeLeft uses Winamp skins to show digits and text.

    3. An easy to use online timer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      A simple Timer app for Mac. Drag the blue arrow to set a timer. Release to start! Click to pause. When the time is up, a notification will show up with a nice sound. Create new timers with CMD+N.
    4. Dial is a beautiful and intuitive Mac timer app. Set timers quickly using the Dial menu bar item or keyboard shortcut. Features: - Global shortcut to set a timer: type “25m” for 25 minutes, “1h” for one hour. - You can also use time picker from the menu bar.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Timer is a simple chronometer application. Enter a value and click Start to count down any number of hours, minutes, and seconds, or start at zero to track elapsed time. Available for Macintosh and Microsoft Windows computers.
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