World Clock

World Clock

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.5
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    8.0
  • Total Downloads:
    17,483
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 25, 2013
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Flash Clocks' World Clock displays the time and flag for a number of cities around the world on an interactive daylight map on your Windows desktop. It's good looking and easy to use, too. For example, you can add and remove time zones and cities simply by clicking on the map, and even toggle visual effects on and off. New features include an Embed Tag for super-easy embedding in Web sites, presentations, and other programs, plus an improved and more accurate solar terminator. This portable freeware is ready for Windows 8. It requires Adobe Flash Player.

World Clock is a portable Flash app, so we saved it to a memorable location and clicked it to start the clock display. We could resize the app's Flash Player widow to keep it small on the desktop, and then simply grab the map with the cursor to change the location and zoom in with our mouse wheel. The app displays the familiar daylight map, a world map with nighttime areas shown under a bell-shaped shadow that moves along with the terminator, the sharp edge between day and night as viewed from space. Major cities are illuminated in the night view, though we could toggle both the terminator shadow and city markers on and off from a small suite of controls that also let us zoom in and out (the scroll wheel does this, too) and display national flags over tagged cities. The Settings let us change the program's theme colors. Cities are listed in a pop-up, but you can't add a city if it's not already included.

World Clock's quick interactive features, attractive display, and general good performance make it an interesting choice for tracking time around the world. While we'd like the ability to specify cities not listed in World Clock, we do like being able to quickly add and remove time zones from the eight available spots. World Clock is a great alternative to more elaborate (and sometimes costly) programs or desktop widgets.

 
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4 stars

"Indispensable gadget to have in your PC"

April 06, 2014  |  By Hernan Padilla

 |  Version: World Clock 8.0

Pros

Easy to read attractive icon, Set up a breeze to different countries

Cons

I wrongly thought that was always free to use

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 8.0
World Clock s now capable of displaying time in 12-hour and 24-hour format. The old Solar Terminator was applied, as is the most popular one for the users of World Clock. It also has many improvements in performance, code, design and features.
General
Publisher Flash-clocks.com
Publisher web site http://flash-clocks.com
Release Date December 21, 2013
Date Added December 25, 2013
Version 8.0
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Alarms & Clock Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 98, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 8.91MB
File Name worldclock.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 17,483
Downloads Last Week 172
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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