Alim foundation is focused around various Islamic content and develops tools for studying Islam and memorizing the Quran.
The "Alim Prayer Minder" is an app from Alim.
This unique app loads the prayer timings of the users current location.
A user can search the prayer timings of another location by clicking the location icon. They can also select the juristic (Shafi/Hanafi) and other types of calculation methods based on which the prayer timings are set. The user can also use the calendar to find out the prayer timings for a specific date and a specific location. Unlike other apps, this app allows users
to also select the prayers, for which he/she needs notifications.
This app allows users to find the Qibla direction offline using the current location of the user combined with the magnetic sensor of the phone. The user friendly UI of this app has eight different themes for the compass. Another unique feature of this app is that it can detect high magnetic fields that affect the accuracy of the direction finder.
Unique App features :
Prayer Calculation Methods supported are :
Jafari (Ithna Ashari)
Karachi (University of Islamic Sciences, Karachi)
ISNA (Islamic Society of North America (ISNA))
MWL (Muslim World League)
Makkah (Umm al-Qura, Makkah)
Egypt (Egyptian General Authority of Survey)
Tehran (Institute of Geophysics, University of Tehran)
Jusristic Methods supported are :
Higher latitude Adjustments supported are:
Middle of Night
1/7th of Night
Angle /60th of Night
-Individual minute adjustments ranging from +9 to -9 minutes for each prayers.
- Supports 24 Hour / 12 Hour Prayer time formats.
- Supports Automatic Day Light Savings
- Application is capable of fetching Automatic Timezone of user's current location to ensure correct prayer times.
- Application is capable of fetching Automatic Prayer calculation methods of user's current location.
Notification Alerts differ from other similar Apps as it can be customized for each prayer. The notification settings include:
Finding Qibla direction feature is supported only in devices with magnetic sensor / compass