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    Timer Alternatives

    Timer is described as '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'. There are more than 50 alternatives to Timer for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, iPhone, Android and Linux. The best alternative is Hourglass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Timer are DeskTime (Freemium), WatchMe (Free), SwissTasks (Paid) and Free Countdown Timer (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2022
    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    Timer is a simple chronometer application. Enter a value and click Start to count down any number of hours, minutes, and...
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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. 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.

    3. 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. 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.
    5. Free Countdown Timer is a free, full-featured and user-friendly countdown timer for...

    6. 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.
    7. 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.
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    8. Baralga keeps track of the time you spent working on different projects. You can record the time spent on a project or you can manually enter and edit activities. This way you can easily memorize when and how long you have been working on each single project.
    9. Effective time-management, better than pomodoros Work and rest, with wnr now.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.


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