Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Free Countdown Timer 4.0 has been released

  • Free Countdown Timer now has full Unicode support.
  • New command line parameter /ADDTIMER has been added. This parameter opens the new timer window.
  • New: 6 alarm sounds have been added.
  • New: Translations of the UI into Greek and Indonesian languages.
  • Improved Windows 10 Compatibility.
  • Improved: The reminder window shows the snooze time on the snooze button.
  • Improved: The floating timer has a tooltip window that display the alarm time.
  • Fixed: Sometimes the floating window displayed the incorrect amount of months and days.
  • Fixed: Sometimes the alarm event did not bring the reminder window to the foreground in Windows 8 and above.
  • Fixed: Now you can't close the floating clock using the Alt+F4 hotkey.
  • Fixed: If you used the ampersand character (&) in the label for an alarm event, "_" was displayed instead of "&" when the reminder window popped up for that event.
  • Fixed: If the user presses the Enter key with the cursor in the date-time field, any changes made in that field are not saved.
  • Some other fixes and improvements.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Free Countdown Timer 3.1 has been released

  • Improved DPI Scaling support.
  • Improved volume control behavior.
  • Fixed issue with failure message "Floating point division by zero".
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Free Countdown Timer 3.0 has been released

Changes in version 3.0:

  • New: The Full Screen button has been added for floating windows.
  • New: "Play Sound Duration" option. You can define for how long to play the sound.
  • New: The "Stay on Top" option has been added for the main window.
  • New: "Cancel Snooze" command.
  • New: Support for the flac audio files has been added. Support for the wav files has been improved.
  • New sound SchoolBell.mp3 has been added.
  • Fixed: Sometimes alarms not fires when the computer wakes up from a sleep mode.
  • Fixed: Issue with sorting of timers.
  • Fixed: When a timer reaches zero, the floating window starts flashing. It can't stop flashing when you set the "(None)" sound.
  • Fixed: Alarm kept going off even when you hit Snooze and deleted the timer.
  • Some other bug fixes and improvements.
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Friday, April 20, 2012

Free Countdown Timer 2.7 has been released

Changes in version 2.7:

  • New: Translations of the UI into Bulgarian, Serbian and Japanese languages.
  • New: View mode "Single Line".
  • New: Shortcuts for lists: Ctrl+N, Ctrl+Enter, Ctrl+Del, Ctrl+E.
  • New: Ability to stop snooze.
  • Improved: In order to open main window from tray you need to click on icon. The second click on the tray icon hides the main window.
  • Fixed: Issue with waking up PC from a sleep mode when the first timer doesn't have WakeUp option.
  • Fixed: Issue with daylight saving adjustment.
  • Fixed: Issue with playing sound when output device changes.
  • Fixed: Alarm balloon is visible while playing sound.
  • Fixed: Issue with storing setting.
  • Some other bug fixes and improvements.
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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Free Countdown Timer 2.5 has been released

Changes in version 2.5:

  • New: Ability to play a random song from a directory.
  • New: Ability to execute a command or open URL instead of playing a song.
  • New: Ability to play WAV and WMA files.
  • New: A tooltip on the taskbar as an alarm notification.
  • New: Added translations of the UI into Simplified Chinese, Romanian, Czech and Arabic languages.
  • Improved: Whenever the system time changes, the program refreshes all countdown timers.
  • Fixed: Issue with activating an already running program instance.
  • Fixed: Issue with an incorrect time in the floating window.
  • Fixed: Issue with playing sound.
  • Fixed: Issue with daylight saving time.
  • Fixed: Several floating windows begin to stick together and moving one distorts the positions of the others, even when not directly alongside them.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Free Countdown Timer 2.3 has been released

Changes in version 2.3:

  • A new setting "Show countdown timer in floating window" has been added.
  • Sound volume goes back to the default state after alarm activation.
  • Volume control behavior has been improved for systems with several sound cards (playback devices).
  • Snooze alarm with a single spacebar press.
  • Added new interface languages: Swedish, Slovenian, Korean, Finnish, Hungarian, Chinese Traditional.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

New version 2.2 of countdown timer

Changes in this version:
  • "Label" field has been enlarged. When the alarm rings all the text in the "Label" field is shown (if necessary the font size is decreased).
  • "Show message" option has been added. If this checkbox is unchecked, then the signal can be stopped by clicking the icon in the system tray.
  • In the timer settings window a button has been added for stopping the sound.
  • In the timer settings window it is possible to change the sound level using the slider.
  • The ability to set the amount of time before the alarm rings again (snooze) has been added.
  • Interface language selection has been added.
  • The ability to backup the timer list to file and to restore from file has been added.
  • A new setting "Turn on metronome (ticking every second)" has been added.
  • New alarm sounds have been added.
  • Added new interface languages: Polish, Catalan, Turkish.
  • Fixed a bug with rendering of the main window when a large font size is used in the system.
  • Some other enhancements.