Basic clock

Add a basic clock with a few extra features to your desktop.

Extra Clock is a basic clock utility with a few extra features. It doesn't do much, but the features it offers do function well.

All of the program's options are accessed with a slide-out menu in the System Tray. The appearance of the clock can be customized to some extent; users can choose between analog and digital (or both), and can optionally have the clock show the date. The clock itself is very basic, with the bare minimum of what it takes to constitute a clock: in the case of the analog clock, a circle with numbers and hands. Users can select custom colors for the clock, as well as adjust the opacity, but that's about it. The program has no Help file, but there's not much a user could conceivably need help with, either. For users looking for a no-frills option, this is it; users who like custom skins will want to keep looking. In addition to telling the time, the clock offers an alarm function, which users can set for either a specific time or for a certain number of minutes in the future. The alarm comes with seven different sounds, or users can select a file from their computer to use instead. We highly recommend that users preview the sounds before setting the alarm, as the default is ear-piercing and will probably wake your neighbors.

Extra Clock is free. It installs without issues but leaves a file behind upon removal. We recommend this program to all users looking for a basic clock for their desktop.

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