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SnapTimer Alternatives

SnapTimer is described as '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' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SnapTimer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SnapTimer are wnr, WatchMe, Free Countdown Timer and Gestimer.

This page was last updated Jul 2, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com

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,...

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  1. Hourglass is the most advanced simple countdown timer for Windows. Just enter a time in just about any format, and hit Enter.

  2. wnr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows

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



  3. 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.

  4. Free Countdown Timer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Free Countdown Timer is a free, full-featured and user-friendly countdown timer for Windows

  5. 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.



  6. 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.

    Discontinued

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

  7. KTimer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    It allows you to enter several tasks and to set a timer for each of them. The timers for each task can be started, stopped, changed, or looped.

  8. Stopwatch Timer

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android

    Hybrid Stopwatch and Timer is a simple, easy and accurate app for android that will help you to measure the time of any situation, like sports, cooking, games, education, etc.

  9. Ethervane Stopwatch

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

  10. XNote Stopwatch

    • Windows

    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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