Countdown applications are useful to set a maximum time for tasks to be performed or to mark the arrival of a special event, such as birthdays, holidays and commemorative dates.
The timer can be found natively in the Android and iPhone (iOS) clock settings, but other free apps also offer the function, including some extras like counting for days and months, using special wallpapers, sending alerts and sharing with social networks. Check below for a list prepared by the dnetc with six countdown apps.
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Free apps count down on Android and iPhone (iOS) phones Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
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Countdown Star counts down various events on iPhone Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
One of the top rated apps in the App Store, Countdown Star lets you count down seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years. The app uses special wallpapers to await the arrival of the event, allows you to add the timer on the iPhone Widgets page, making it easy to view the countdown anytime, and integrates with Apple Watch. The user can create several events at the same time and share via social networks the recipient will receive a text with the title and the missing time.
2. Stopwatch Timer Timer
Stopwatch Timer Countdown timer with digital and analogue clock Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Available for Android, the Stopwatch Timer Timer app counts on-screen using two simultaneous clocks: one digital, showing up to one thousandths of a second, and another analog style with decreasing hands, both modern in style. The user can start a countdown from one minute to a thousand hours. You can edit the count along the route to advance or delay completion. At the end of the process, the app alerts you with an on-screen alert as well as beeps and vibrations. The app also has a common timer and a lap counter.
3. Countdown Days counter
Countdown app Days counter has calendar of events Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The Countdown Days counter app is available for Android and lets you create events with name, date and time and a description. From then on, he counts the days and hours left until the event arrives. A native calendar makes it easy to view all events at the same time. The app also sends notifications to warn of the end of the countdown.
Stopwatch & Timer works vertically and horizontally Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes
Stopwatch & Timer is a stylishly designed stopwatch app that also counts down. The app counts a maximum of nine hours, showing the decreasing change in hours, minutes, seconds and tenths of a second. The user can stop and restart development at will. Another advantage is that the counter can be used horizontally, making it visually larger on the screen.
IPhone watch has native countdown function Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
The iPhone's native Clock app 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 can pause and resume counting at any time and view the time when the counter reaches the end. You can also choose a specific ring to play at the end of time.
Android clock has native countdown function Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes
Android's native clock also has the "Timer" function, which lets you 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 active counters by simply swiping the screen up or down.
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