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Desktop Timer Downloads

David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / October 19, 2012

This set contains handy timers that you can add to your desktop. They come with many useful additional features, such as customizable alarms, full screen modes, support for multiple separate timers that can be used at the same time, etc.

Download solution synonyms: Countdown Clock, Alarm Timer, Clock with Timer

These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:

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Free Desktop Timer
Free Desktop Timer
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Freeware

Though at first sight Free Desktop Timer may look way too simple to be of any real use, it is actually a pretty handy timer and it can prove beneficial in many situations. There's no denying that it's extremely simple and neat, but that doesn’t harm its usefulness in any way. Besides being simple, it is also very lightweight and resource-friendly.

Pros:
  • Very lightweight and resource-friendly.
  • Multiple timer instances can be run simultaneously.
  • It's free.
Cons:
  • Few skins.
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Flash Desktop Spirit
Flash Desktop Spirit
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Shareware

Flash Desktop Spirit provides a complete set of utilities to spice up our desktop, including a clock, timer, screensavers, reminder, etc. We can also find some nice and original designs, such as the cuckoo clock, and those with a woman’s portrait, flower paint, etc. We can find animated screensavers displaying fireworks, rain, snow, flying stars, the moon, as so on.

Pros:
  • It provides some nice clock designs.
  • It can spice up our, otherwise monotonous, desktop.
  • Uninstall option.
  • Very easy to manage for everyone.
Cons:
  • The fireworks are a little bit thin.
  • No help guide.
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Free Countdown Timer
Free Countdown Timer
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Freeware

Free Countdown Timer is a lightweight application designed to countdown the time left till a particular upcoming event. You can rely on this tool in case you don't want to miss important meetings, appointments, or anything related to future moments. What's great about this program is that you can set as many alarms as you want.

Pros:
  • Easy-to-use app.
  • Future events reminder.
  • Wakes your computer from a sleep mode.
  • Snooze feature.
  • Customizable sound level; it turns on the alarm volume even thought your computer is on mute.
Cons:
  • It doesn't wake up your system if your computer is shut down; in such situations, there are chances to miss the alert.
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Jumbo Timer
Jumbo Timer
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Shareware

Jumbo is a timer program for your Windows desktop. The timer can be configured in different ways, from the way it counts to the size and the color it has. The timer can be minimized, so it does not obstruct the view, and can be managed from the tray bar.

Pros:
  • Highly customizable.
Cons:
  • Price of the license seems high.
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Countdown Clock
Countdown Clock
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Shareware

Countdown Clock 3.3 is a program that allows the user to set a timer as a countdown in minutes and seconds and show this countdown in full screen. This program has a simple easy-to-use interface, and it is designed to work with PowerPoint. There is also a sound alarm, it is supposed to be a WAV file, which will be played when the countdown reaches 00:00 of time.

Pros:
  • Very easy-to-use interface.
  • Useful for people using timers.
  • Full screen display.
Cons:
  • Not free.
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The PC Timer
The PC Timer
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Freeware

The PC Timer is a simple timer that can inform you of the remaining time when you're in the middle of doing something or simply want to limit the time you or your kids spend on the computer. You can also set the program to notify you of the remaining time every 5, 15, 30 or 60 minutes.

Pros:
  • Customizable.
  • Include two alarms.
  • Can be minimized to tray.
  • Free.
Cons:
  • The user interface is a bit confusing and not very attractive.
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SNV Timer

Excellent analog Timer & Alarm & Clock & Planner & Calendar & Notepad. Simultaneous execution of a great number of tasks (message boxes, audio, video, etc.). Multicustomizable appearance. Multiple customizable instances.

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MP3 Pizza Timer

MP3-PizzaTimer is an easy to use Timer that counts down and plays your favourite music to remind you. MP3-PizzaTimer is so tiny and usefull that you will not want to miss it!

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Timer Wizard
Timer Wizard
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Freeware

Timer Wizard is a tiny utility that provides you with a wonderful alarm and timer. The main window consists of a small toolbar and a list of all the active alarms. Each alarm from the list can be easily edited or removed. Timer Wizard has very low system requirements and is absolutely free.

Pros:
  • Tiny size.
  • Interesting theme.
Cons:
  • Lack of unique functions.
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BigTime
BigTime
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BigTime: Easy to see count down/up timer with optional voice alerts and 1 second increments. Time can be set from 1 second to 100 hours. Start, Stop, Reset functions allow pauses and restarts. Great for classrooms and presentations.

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Karen's Countdown Timer II
Karen's Countdown Timer II
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Freeware

Karen’s countdown timer II can save your time, because it can work as your personal assistant. A personal assistant keeps remember you about all important events on time. And even if you need to do your work on time. So Karen’s countdown timer II informs you about all your important affairs and business.

Pros:
  • Freeware.
  • Remembers virtually unlimited events.
  • Can send emails as an action of event.
  • Can run any program.
  • Can open any document.
  • Is able to play any media file.
Cons:
  • Has simple interface with limited options.
  • Can not open two files using a single event.
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BlingClock Timer
BlingClock Timer
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Freeware

BlingClock Timer 2.0 helps you not to forget about something special. This absolutely free software has only one purpose. It is great countdown timer with nice design and very simple interface. It provides a nice system of countdown process visualization.

Pros:
  • Easy interface.
Cons:
  • Doesn't have help file.
  • Only one skin.
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Timer ScreenSaver
Timer ScreenSaver
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Freeware

Timer ScreenSaver is a screensaver that displays a digital timer on the computer screen. This program will launch itself when the computer goes idle, and you can set the timer to show how much time the computer has been left idle or the time remaining before the system shuts down the monitor.

Pros:
  • It is free.
  • It will show you the idle time when activated.
Cons:
  • You cannot change the background color.
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yTimer

This program lets you set up a number of countdown timers, with an audio alert and a popup window when the countdown reaches zero. Free software from the author of the Hal Spacejock series.

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