Countdown apps are useful for setting a maximum time to complete tasks or to mark the arrival of a special event, such as birthdays, holidays and anniversaries.
The timer can be found natively in the Android and iPhone (iOS) clock settings, but other free apps also offer the function, including some additional ones, such as counting for days and months, using special wallpapers, sending alerts and sharing with social networks. The following is a list prepared by the dnetc with six countdown apps.
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Free apps count down on Android phones and iPhone (iOS) – Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes
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Countdown Star counts down several events on the iPhone – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
One of the best rated apps in the segment on the App Store, Countdown Star allows you to count down seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years. The app uses special wallpapers to wait for the event to arrive, allows you to add the timer to the iPhone Widgets page, making it easy to view the count easily at any time, and has integration with the Apple Watch. The user can create several events at the same time and share on social networks – the recipient will receive a text with the title and the missing time.
2. Timer Timer Timer
Stopwatch Timer Timer counts down with digital and analog clock – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Available for Android, the Timer Timer app counts on the screen using two simultaneous clocks: a digital one, which shows up to the milliseconds, and another with an analog style, with decreasing hands, both with a modern style. The user can start a countdown from one minute up to a thousand hours – it is possible to edit the count along the way, to advance or delay completion. At the end of the process, the app notifies you with an on-screen alert, in addition to audible and vibrating signals. The app also has a common stopwatch and lap counter.
3. Countdown – Day counter
Countdown app – Day counter has calendar of events – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Countdown – Day counter app is available for Android and allows you to create events with name, date and time and a description. From then on, he will count the days and hours remaining until the event arrives. A native calendar makes it easy to view all events at the same time. The application also sends notifications to notify you of the end of the countdown.
Stopwatch & Timer works vertically and horizontally – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Stopwatch & Timer is an elegantly designed stopwatch app that also performs a countdown. The app counts a maximum of nine hours, showing the decreasing change of hours, minutes, seconds and tenths of a second. The user can stop and restart development as often as he wants. Another advantage is that the counter can be used horizontally, making it visually larger on the screen.
IPhone clock has native countdown function – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Clock app, native to the iPhone, has the «Timer» function that allows the user to determine a time in hours, minutes and seconds to track the countdown. After activation, the user will be able to pause and resume counting whenever he wants, in addition to viewing the time when the counter will reach the end. You can also choose a specific ringtone to play at the end of time.
Android clock has native countdown function – Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The native Android clock also has the «Timer» function, which allows you to create a countdown of up to 99 hours, 99 minutes and 99 seconds. The user can create several «timers» at the same time, with different durations. They will keep decreasing the time independent of each other – to switch between the active counters, just slide the screen up or down.
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