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Alice Cooper, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / June 19, 2013

A countdown timer is an extremely useful utility that can help you count minutes, days, just whatever you want till any important event in your life. So, if you are looking for such freeware, then you can try one of the following applications.

Download solution synonyms: Freeware Countdown Timer, Count Time Freeware, Free Program for Time Counting

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

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TimeLeft
TimeLeft
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(11 votes)
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TimeLeft is a set of tools that help you manage your time. When you install the application, you will notice that two new objects have appeared on the screen. One is a very basic clock that tells you the current time, and the other one is a countdown till new year. But TimeLeft has quite a few more tools.

Pros:
  • Non-intrusive elements.
  • Very easy to set up.
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Cool Timer
Cool Timer
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(7 votes)
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Cool Timer is a useful, multifunctional timer utility for Windows. The application works as countdown timer, alarm clock, and stopwatch, letting you create different types of alerts that can be used, for example, to control the time your kids spend in front of the computer, to wake you up, or remind you of an important event.

Pros:
  • Simple, fun, feature-rich.
  • Highly customizable.
  • Free version works very well.
  • No visible ads if you skip the installation of unwanted software.
Cons:
  • Main window cannot be resized.
  • Includes optional adware in the installer.
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Free Countdown Timer
Free Countdown Timer
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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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VistaClock
VistaClock
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VistaClock is a simple desktop gadget that displays a stylish clock and offers quick access to some handy additional features and settings such as timers and alarms. This clock widget represents a nice addition to your desktop. It compensates for the lack of numerous skins (it only comes with 2 skins) and customization options through the fact that it looks classy and stylish.

Pros:
  • Allows you to set up alarms, including recurring ones.
  • Lets you toggle chimes and "always on top".
  • Includes timers and a "world clock" option.
Cons:
  • Comes with only 2 skins and doesn't offer any customization options.
  • Could offer some more additional features, such as a calendar.
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Free Desktop Timer
Free Desktop Timer
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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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Alarm Me
Alarm Me
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(4 votes)
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If you are a forgetful person (like me) and you have problems remembering important dates, events or special occasions, then this small, simple and practical program can help you a lot in your busy life. Alarm Me, as its name suggests, is a versatile reminder utility with many nice features. And it's totally free.

Pros:
  • Innovative reminder program.
  • Easy to use.
  • Freeware.
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Karen's Countdown Timer II
Karen's Countdown Timer II
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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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London Time Clock
London Time Clock
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(1 votes)
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London Time Clock is a free desktop application that shows you the current time in London, UK. Besides this, the clock also includes many other functions such as: countdown, stopwatch, timer, world clock, hourly chimes, and the possibility of changing the clock's look and feel by mean of skins.

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CountDownTimer
CountDownTimer
Freeware

Countdown is a simple standalone countdown timer that provides visual and auditory cues regarding the timer's status. Timers are often used in classrooms to limit activities, to aid students with transitioning from one activity to another, or for timing activities like cooking.

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5 Minute Break
5 Minute Break
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Open source

5 Minute Break allows you to set a timer countdown which will invite you to take a 5-minute break every time it goes off. You can select a lapse time from a list of values ranging from 5 minutes to 4 hours. In addition, you can customize the alarm message that will remind you to take the break, as well as the alarm sound.

Pros:
  • Allows you to select the time lapse from values ranging from 5 minutes to 4 hours.
  • Allows you to customize the alarm message and sound.
  • Can be set to run automatically at Windows start-up.
Cons:
  • Does not include any main window or configuration panel.
  • You need to edit an HTML file to customize the alarm message and the break duration.
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PhanTim3
PhanTim3
Freeware

PhanTim3 is a fully customizable and skinnable countdown timer. It can stick on your desktop and count down to any arbitrary date or special event; for example, movie and DVD releases. Main features: - Countdown to any arbitrary date/time. - Choose from a large number of provided skins, or make your own! etc.

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Gong!
Gong!
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Gong is an incredible "don't-know-what-for" program. It features many different tiny uses that makes it very lovely and attractive. It does not matter what you are looking for (or even not): a shortcut to the system volume, an alarm clock, an atomic clock with live sync, countdown timers, a pinned calendar, or...just a good advice from the "Hainted 8-ball", all this you can get from Gong.

Pros:
  • Nice sounds included.
  • Low memory footprint.
Cons:
  • Quick timer don't allow seconds, just rounded minutes.
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yTimer2
yTimer2
Freeware

This program lets you run an unlimited number of countdown timers, with a pop-up message and an optional audio alert when the countdown reaches zero. You can also choose to run a program or open an URL in your default browser when the timer goes off.

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TimeTraveler
TimeTraveler
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Freeware

TimeTraveler by Ultrapico is a very useful application that offers various means of displaying time on your desktop. This application offers you not only the standard clock, but also the clock showing the current time in different places of the world, the function of the alarm clock, countdown timer, stopwatch and some other useful features.

Pros:
  • Tiny size.
  • Low system requirements.
  • Fully customizable.
Cons:
  • Not found.
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Digital Timer
Digital Timer
Freeware

Digital Timer is a useful tool for measuring time durations - for example, if you want to measure how long it takes for a program to run. Digital Timer offers these features: - Countdown timer - counts down (like a microwave oven timer) from some HH:MM:SS value to zero. - Stopwatch - continuously counts up until stopped.

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Ten Timer
Ten Timer
Freeware

Simple, multiple-timer app. Ten countup and ten countdown timers.Witness time slip by. Each timer has start/pause, reset and configuration buttons.Colors are configurable for each timer.Countdown timers require a starting time amount to be set. They also get reset to their configured time.

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PCTimer
PCTimer
Freeware

The PC Timer is an easy to use countdown timer and alarm clock. It's a great tool for people who are charged an hourly rate by their Internet Service Provider, and for those of us who continually lose track of time while on the Internet. May start automatically with Windows. Minimizes to the system tray.

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Easy HR Timer Pro

Easy HR Countdown Timer Pro comes with a number of common preset times, as well as the ability to create your own unique shortcuts from within the application for your custom times. A single click will start the application with your own countdown value.

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World Alarm Clock

World Alarm Clock is software utility which displays your current local time (as set in your PC), UTC time, and up to 3 additional time zones on your PC screen. Up to 5 independent alarms may be set. Each alarm can be set for any of the time zones being displayed. A programmable countdown timer (10-minute ID timer) is included.

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