Sharp World Clock

Sharp World Clock

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
4.7
out of 104 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.75
  • Total Downloads:
    251,778
  • Date Added:
    May 06, 2012
  • Price:
    Free to try; Single User License (15-day trial); $39.00 to buy (Buy it now)

Editors' Review

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It's one world, but keeping track of the time on the other side of the planet requires a little help and a better timepiece than the Windows system clock. One of the best is Sharp World Clock, as clean and accurate a handle as the international timekeepers it displays. You can easily set it to display any number of configurable digital or analog clocks at once in a row or grid; change their sizes, colors, backgrounds, and other aspects; and display national flags for quick visual identification. You can also show day or night indicators, sunrise and sunset times, lunar phases, time zones, and more. It also boasts a zoom-capable world map depicting day and night areas, a configurable alarm clock, a calendar with a reminder feature, and the ability to add your own audio files for alarm sounds.

Both the clocks the program creates and its efficient, intuitive interface are unusually attractive and competently configured without being cluttered or garish, making subtle but effective use of color for highlighting and emphasis, even in the command dialogs. The clocks themselves, and the analog clock faces in particular, have high visual impact and readability, even at distance or a glance, but without resorting to flashy, distracting designs. In fact, they make good use of Vista-style highlighting to achieve the look of real instruments instead of a virtual display.

Sharp World Clock is free to try for 15 days and costs $39. It works in all versions of Windows from XP to 7.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Magnificent"

August 23, 2014  |  By flinndaewood

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.31

Pros

So many utilities, it all works perfect and easy to figure out how to use it all.
Tracking the time many places at once is easy now. I have previously used www.world-clock.net, but this tool makes it all much more joyful.

Cons

Not really anything, every thing seems to have been polished

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5 stars

"btw... THIS ISNT FREE but it's oh so worth the price"

June 10, 2014  |  By smacky63

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.26

Pros

If you a a World Time nerd then this program is for you. Extremely detailed with 100's of options for time and weaher

Cons

I would like old school looking clocks. Or military style ones with a GMT hand. But maybe I missed that

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1 stars

"LIARS! It's listed in the "FREE" Section but it isn't"

May 07, 2014  |  By morpheus2021

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.24

Pros

None, didn't try it because it's not FREE as advertised.

Cons

This software is listed in the FREE section, but actually it is "Free to try for 15 days." Software developers should stop lying about whether their software is actually free.

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5 stars

"Well designed app with significant functionality."

March 24, 2014  |  By Peter_Hancox

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.24

Pros

Haven't found anything that I need that the program can't do. Also found several neat features such as dimming clocks during non-business hours that I hadn't thought of but find really useful.

Nice uncluttered user interface that supports significant customisation.

Ability to export settings for backup and transferring between computers.

Very responsive support from the developer.

Cons

Some minor issues with screen resolution and high DPI displays particularly in multi-monitor environment.

That said, many applications today (including major graphic software developers who should do better) handle high DPI displays very badly. In comparison Sharp World Clock is one of the better ones.

What problems I had were resolved within a couple of days by the developer.

Summary

For many years I had been using a very good free world time clock. Unfortunately it is no longer being updated and as I had to rebuild my main work computer, went looking for the "best" world clock available. After many hours of research I came across Sharp World Clock and decided to try it out.

I have not been disappointed and despite the fact that it isn't free, it is well worth the small investment.

With its combination of rich functionality, clean and customisable user interface, and superb developer support, I can highly recommend this application to anyone.

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5 stars

"I absolutely love this program!"

March 03, 2014  |  By mcintymp

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.24

Pros

I work for a company where I have to deal with engineers in multiple locations all over the globe. I can never keep straight what time it is anywhere. Word Clock allows me to have all of the relevant regions that I deal with on a screen in a concise display. This allows me to know if a contact is available, when they most likely will be available, and how best to schedule meetings. I've been using it for years and it is the ONLY clock software I need.

Cons

The only thing that I can think of is that it would be nice to be able to reposition the GMT offset on the clock faces. Some of the larger offsets (multiple digits) are partially hidden behind the face of the clock.

Summary

If you don't have, download it and try it out. Once you do, you will be hooked!

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5 stars

"VERY PLEASED"

February 21, 2014  |  By jwpopp

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.24

Pros

My friends ask why I would pay for a clock program when there are so many that are free. Hah! The many have very limited functionality. This one is loaded with extremely useful options.

I congratulate you for your effort and your insights. This is by far the most useful of the many clock programs I've tried. The customizing options are superb. You've truly done a world-class job with it.

Cons

None discovered.

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5 stars

"A superb program - exactly what I was looking for!"

February 09, 2014  |  By ALATHEA777

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.24

Pros

multi-functionality, very few limitations, fully customisable, bells and whistles (literally!), has features I did not see in any other similar program. LOVE IT!

Cons

none that I have noticed

Summary

A brilliant and inexpensive program that you will love if you connect with people all over the world like I do!

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5 stars

"Logiciel tres beau et bien fait et super service d'aide"

January 10, 2014  |  By pross1957

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.1

Pros

Tres beau logiciel horloge mondiale
Tres facile a parametrer
Beautiful software
Many option
Great helping service

Cons

Rien nothing

Summary

If you want great world clock That's the software !
C'est le logiciel d'horloge international

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5 stars

"Sharp World Clock"

December 20, 2013  |  By roger15526

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 6.1

Pros

I have been dealing with Johannes Wallroth for over 2 years. In the beginning we had a problem with his software on the Windows partition of my Imac. After much consternation, frustration we finally figured it out. Johannes went out-of-his way to rewrite a portion of the software to accommodate me. Account of his dedication to satisfy me, it was rectified.

Cons

I have no negative thoughts to describe

Summary

It is my pleasure to not only recommend his software but also his Customer Service. He went over and beyond what is normally required.

Roger Paquette
Chilliwack, BC Canada

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2 stars

"Far too complicated"

June 03, 2013  |  By lstacey99

 |  Version: Sharp World Clock 5.86

Pros

Does have many options to select. Was looking for something easier.

Cons

Too overwhelming for people like me.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Johannes Wallroth
Publisher web site http://www.programming.de/
Release Date May 06, 2012
Date Added May 06, 2012
Version 5.75
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Alarms & Clock Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Microsoft .Net Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 6.08MB
File Name setup_worldclock.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 251,778
Downloads Last Week 286
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 15-day trial
Price $39

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