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Timer Alternatives

Timer is described as 'A simple timer app for Mac' and is an app. There are more than 50 alternatives to Timer for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Timer are DeskTime, wnr, SwissTasks and WatchMe.

Timer alternatives are mainly Time Tracking Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Todo List Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Timer.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac

A simple timer app for Mac.

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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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  2. DeskTime icon

    DeskTime is a real-time time tracking software that analyzes productivity. It is the only fully automatic time tracking software where you can measure productivity and effectiveness.

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  3. wnr icon

    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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  4. SwissTasks shows due items such as notes, emails, calendar events and things to log in one list. It also supports you to achieve your goals by means of a weekly score.

    ⚫︎ Unified inboxView e-mails (or similar) from all accounts in one unified view with SwissTasks.
    ⚫︎ Goal TrackingSwissTasks can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
    ⚫︎ Achievements SupportedSwissTasks offers the possibility of unlocking achievements through completing challenges.
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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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  6. Free Countdown Timer icon

    Free Countdown Timer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

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  7. SnapTimer icon

    SnapTimer

    • 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, type in a time and hit enter. The aim of SnapTimer is to get out of the way and help you be productive.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSnapTimer consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableSnapTimer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ CustomizableSnapTimer is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in SnapTimer to stay focused and productive.
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  8. vClock icon

    vClock

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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.

    ⚫︎ Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in vClock to stay focused and productive.
    ⚫︎ CustomizablevClock is easy to customize with themes or similar features.
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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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