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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Freeware timer

OK here's another freeware recommendation, this one from It's called Multi Timer and it's just a little utility that does one thing and does it extremely well: provide you with 10 countdown/countup timers that you can see at a glance.

And it has a pleasant alert sound.

I'm using it right now to help me crank through my backlog of 150 emails in 15-minute bursts.


  • It would be better if it was an mp3 playlist generator: find N tracks and assemble them into an approximation of the time you need.

    When the music stops, so does the reading of email, as you have to interact with your mp3 / timer again...

    By Blogger CloCkWeRX, at 3/28/2006 5:07 AM  

  • And would you believe it actually remembers the times you set, even between closing it and re-opening it? Good program!

    clockwerx - love the idea of music as timer!!

    By Blogger Jonathan, at 3/28/2006 10:11 PM  

  • love you site !
    how do you add the multitimer to your sidebar ??

    By Blogger GVM, at 4/06/2006 3:43 PM  

  • Hi GVM - I store my photos in Flickr, and I've put a Flickr badge on the sidebar. Flickr's great!

    By Blogger Jonathan, at 4/13/2006 12:56 AM  

  • Good looking software but its approx $50 (NOT freeware) as of Sept 2008.

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 9/22/2008 12:02 PM  

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