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Free Desktop Timer

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    Jul. 27, 2015
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Sometimes the most basic programs turn out to be surprisingly useful. Free Desktop Timer is a simple utility that allows you to create multiple timers on your desktop. This is one of those kinds of things that you might not even know you need until you try it.

Once installed, Free Desktop Timer appears as an icon in the system tray, ensuring that it's always handy when you need it. The program's interface is attractive, with eight different nice-looking skins to choose from. Arrows on the interface above and below the second, minute, and hour spaces let you select the amount of time you want to set the timer for. There are three different sounds--a buzz, a peep, and a cuckoo--and you can also have the program shut down their computer or put it in standby or hibernation mode. Best of all, Free Desktop Timer lets you create multiple timers, which is fantastic if you're trying to coordinate a variety of different dishes that have to cook for different times, tracking how long multiple kids have to stay in time-out, or working on any other kind of time-sensitive projects. The program doesn't have a Help file, but that's no big deal; everything about it is intuitive. Overall, we think that Free Desktop Timer is a great choice for anyone seeking a simple timer--or two, or more--that can live unobtrusively on your desktop.

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1 stars

"I agree -- it does not work at all."

December 07, 2015  |  By seyhall

2015-12-07 11:10:15  |  By seyhall

 |  Version: Free Desktop Timer 1.2.1


None. It doesn't work at all.


Well, it doesn't work at all. You load it, try to start a new timer, and the START button does nothing.


Don't waste your time.

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1 stars

"Doesn't work - At all"

December 03, 2015  |  By shewards

2015-12-03 08:05:02  |  By shewards

 |  Version: Free Desktop Timer 1.2.1


Shows zeros all nice and purty.


Doesn't actually perform as a timer.



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4 stars

"works free no threats"

August 02, 2015  |  By najob505

2015-08-02 10:36:00  |  By najob505

 |  Version: Free Desktop Timer 1.2.1


simple install
no threats from Webroot



Just for C NET stupid Please enter at least 10 characters

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.2.1
Version 1.2.1 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
Publisher Drive Software
Publisher web site
Release Date July 27, 2015
Date Added July 27, 2015
Version 1.2.1
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Alarms & Clock Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 801.81KB
File Name desktoptimer.exe
Total Downloads 258,435
Downloads Last Week 1,090
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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