Timer Applet is described as 'countdown timer applet for the GNOME panel'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Timer Applet for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Mac, Android and Linux. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Timer Applet are SnapTimer (Free, Open Source), XNote Stopwatch (Paid), TimeLeft (Freemium) and No Frills Timer (Free, Open Source).
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Java countdown timer and stopwatch. Features a fullscreen and a resizable window mode. All actions are available on the popup menu or as keyboard shortcuts. Supports sound clip types of AIFF, AU, WAV and MIDI (uses the Java Sound engine)
Timer and stopwatch may be needed in an unexpected moment, but with this application you will never be alone with the problem. Features: ? 2 in 1. Timer and stopwatch. ? The possibility of changing themes and notifications.
Cuppa is a small application for Mac OS X to time your cup of tea as it steeps. Tired of leaving your tea too long, to become bitter and cold, or drinking it too soon and not appreciating its full potential? Then this utility is for you!
Imagine a world where people call back in a timely fashion. Your hot dates are never late for dinner. You never miss your next intergalactic flight. You never late for work because you never oversleep.