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Alarm for Windows

By Bluefive SoftwareFreeUser Rating

Key Details of Alarm

  • Set up alarm clock with customized sound and message.
  • Last updated on March 20, 2019
  • There have been 6 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

Easy to use and reliable, this small alarm clock does its best to make sure you never miss an appointment.

Alarm Bluefive Software's small user interface is accessed through either the desktop or taskbar icons. You can choose to keep the interface on top of whatever you are working on, or let it run in the background. The time displayed on the interface resembles a digital clock, but you can easily adjust the color and size of the numbers. Setting the alarm is extremely easy, and is accomplished by simply entering the time you want the alarm to go off. The alarm display, including messages, and music can be adjusted through the program's Preferences menu. You can even add your own music files for the alarm. If you don't want to mess with the configurations, the preset intervals under the Quick menu let you quickly choose when you want the alarm to sound. A snooze option is included, and you can choose the snooze intervals. The navigation and commands were logical, and the program is easily mastered. Most important of all, though, the alarm went off each and every time we set it.

This free program is extremely easy to use, but a brief Help file is included just in case you need it. We highly recommend this alarm clock for all users. It has just the right mix of simplicity and features, and offers users an easy way to set and get helpful reminders.

What's new in version 2.0.7

Version 2.0.7 is a recommended update. A couple of bug fixes: hour changed initially when using tab, AM/PM versus 24HR mode switched incorrectly, tooltip info not being refreshed properly, Snooze didn't always work within its time span on a few systems. Compatibility fix for Win 8.

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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
June 27, 2013
Latest update
March 20, 2019
Version
2.0.7
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Server, Windows 10, Windows 2003, Windows 7
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
118,436
Downloads Last Week
12

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Developer's Description

Set up alarm clock with customized sound and message.
Alarm is a digital clock that you can set to display a message and play a sound at a time of your choice. It is meant to be of help when you want to be warned while you are working (and chances are big you are going to forget you have to do this very important thing later on)...Options/Features:- AM/PM or 24-Hour mode- Option to preview your alarm- Shows the current time in configurable LED's- Beeps or plays a sound (you can replace the default alarm siren)- Plays music (you can use your own .mp3, .mid, .wav and so on music files)- Shows a small dialog or alarms you with a full screen alert with your text- Customizable Snooze function with interval setting- Option to trigger a command at alarm time- Runs on Windows 2k/2k3/2k8/XP/Vista/7/8