The Athan Software

The Athan Software

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    23,950
  • Date Added:
    Jul. 08, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.31MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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The Athan Software reminds users of the five daily Islamic calls to prayer. Although the program is nicely designed, it has some functional problems that made it difficult to use.

The program's interface is intuitive, with its functions arranged neatly with buttons. We had no trouble figuring out how to configure the program; everything was quite obvious. The program's built-in Help file gives a clear explanation of its features, but unfortunately, it offered no troubleshooting tips for when things don't go as planned.

The problem that we encountered was with defining our location. The program has a list of major cities, but our city wasn't listed, so we clicked the built-in Google Maps button. This seemed like a great feature that would allow us to find our city and enter the latitude and longitude automatically. Unfortunately, the program wouldn't recognize the location that we selected. Attempts to enter our latitude and longitude manually resulted in error messages.

When users are able to configure their location properly, the program is lovely, playing high-quality audio of each athan anywhere from 1 to 9 minutes before the prayer time; users can select when they want to the athan to play. It's also easy to turn to the audio on and off and upload different audio files if desired.

The Athan Software is free, and it installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program with reservations; it's great when it works, but users who do not live in major cities will be unable to enter their exact locations and get accurate prayer times.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"A good piece of software"

August 13, 2010  |  By Yabuelzein

 |  Version: The Athan Software 1.1

Pros

1. Light download and doesn't slow start up
2. Nice athan choices already

Cons

No quran reciter

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4 stars

"Very Good hai"

June 07, 2010  |  By qasimklpm

 |  Version: The Athan Software 1.1

Pros

I like this software very much as it gives time of athan very clearly and dispaly also I like.Thank you vey much.Jazakallah

Cons

I didnt feel

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1 stars

"This is infected with Trojan."

January 25, 2009  |  By talha09

 |  Version: The Athan Software 1.1

Pros

This product has an application during office hours.

Cons

Needs to be cleaned from Trojan.

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3 stars

"its verygood"

August 05, 2008  |  By hasrat5000

 |  Version: The Athan Software 1.1

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5 stars

"it is so nice masha allah, and it is to easy to use"

July 18, 2008  |  By um kays

 |  Version: The Athan Software 1.1

Pros

in like the different choises of the software.

and it is easy touse

Cons

that when you want more to choose from u have to buy

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Islamasoft Solutions (UK)
Publisher web site http://www.islamasoft.co.uk
Release Date July 08, 2008
Date Added July 08, 2008
Version 1.1
Category
Category Educational Software
Subcategory Religious Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 1.31MB
File Name asetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 23,950
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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