Alarm Clock Pro

Alarm Clock Pro

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
1.7
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.5.4
  • Total Downloads:
    10,343
  • Date Added:
    March 14, 2013
  • File Size:
    15.47MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Alarm Clock Pro makes organizing your life via your desktop a breeze, assuming you can untangle the innovative options. By offering users a wide swath of date-keeping and time-monitoring options you can make your life simpler, however, learning the program itself may take up the bulk of this newfound time.

Alarm Clock Pro will appeal to anyone who is used to the multiple alarm features that Outlook offers. Unlike Outlook, this simple to install 15-day free trial is independent of a calendar or e-mail system. The many unique aspects are the alarm's capability to function on a specific day and time, in a predetermined amount of minutes and reoccur at any frequency. Alarm Clock Pro is set up to automatically make a simple alarm noise. However, the appeal lies in the program's capability to open your iTunes playlist as an alarm, open a specific Web site, or even play a quote upon your chosen date and time.

All these options sound like a lot of fun, but the setup is not intuitive. There are no options to easily determine how to draw from a user's music playlist or or add the quote. In our eyes, users must have an advanced technical knowledge to have the alarm clock do more than simply chime. In addition, the opening menu offers help repairing missing or corrupt files, which seems like a nice option, but raises the question as to how often these problems must arise to require such a choice.

Although we liked the numerous ways to configure an alarm, the unintuitive approach means Alarm Clock Pro is best left in the hands of more experienced users.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Alarm Clock Pro requires QuickTime"

February 25, 2011  |  By Howard_Roark

 |  Version: Alarm Clock Pro 9.4

Pros

Many features

Cons

Requires QuickTime

Summary

Alarm Clock Pro sounds like just the thing I was searching for. I downloaded it to give it a trial on my computer. After installation was complete and upon clicking the icon to run Alarm Clock Pro for the first time I am given a warning that Alarm Clock Pro requires QuickTime and will not run without it.

I refuse to install junk like QuickTime on my pc anymore. QuickTime ravages pc resources and gets its tentacles into everything. I've grown to hate QuickTime very much over the years.

The requirements for Alarm Clock Pro do not list QuickTime, in fact it lists no requirements at all. Had I known that QuickTime was needed I would have never downloaded Alarm Clock Pro in the first place. Perhaps in the future the programmer will dump QuickTime. Until then, my search for a small alarm clock continues.

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3 stars

"An alarm clock should be simple, this one is too hard."

May 30, 2010  |  By jrcooper

 |  Version: Alarm Clock Pro 9.2.7

Pros

Nice looking user-interface, visually appealing. A lot of functionallity, if you have the time to invest in learning how to use it.

Cons

I have no idea what have of the function do. I was uncertain as to what a Chornoindex was. As such, I looked-up the word in the dictionary, and there is no such word as a Chronoindex. Is it Russian?

Summary

The publisher should consider a lite version of the software. A lite version, that just has a couple of the most popular features.

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1 stars

"horrible customer service"

March 05, 2010  |  By mortburn

 |  Version: Alarm Clock Pro 9.2.5

Pros

flexibility of features, if you can get it to work

Cons

NO response from customer service. No actual email address listed- must use web form and thus there's no record of your email being sent. No reply to voice messages left on phone number either. Program won't install properly.

Summary

Customer service apparently does not exist. You can't find the program after you run it for the first time, unless you re-open the program and re-install it each and every time you use it. My platform is Windows XP and it is supposed to work-
IT DOES NOT. Complete waste of money and time.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 9.5.4
Version 9.5.4 has fixed crash on start up for some users.
General
Publisher Koingo Software
Publisher web site http://www.koingosw.com/
Release Date March 14, 2013
Date Added March 14, 2013
Version 9.5.4
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 15.47MB
File Name alarm_clock_pro.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,343
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $19.95

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