Egg timer? Reminder alarm? Alarm for a healthy sleep after dinner? Cooking Timer?
Originally, Kitty was planned as simple kitchen timer (originally "KITchen TImer"), but as it grew up, it became a universal timer app.
(The reasons of the rights that Kitty needs are given at the end of this description)
Do you want to:
* be able to run multiple timers concurrently, clearly arranged?
* be able to start timers with only one touch (from the homescreen, even the dock for immediate access)?
* manage pre-configured timers with own icons and sounds?
* have optimal use of different layouts of Smartphone and Tablet?
* have an app that is without advertisement even in the free version?
* see the remaining time of the next timer in the notification tray?
* ... and other nice-to-haves
My main point was: simple and fast handling, and ease of use.
- Kitty has three groups: a quick start group in the main activity, where you can put the most-used timers to start them by tapping them once. A group of running (or paused) timers, and a group of expired timers.
- you can link timers onto your homescreen to enable single-tap starting (and stopping) of a timer.
- sounds and icons are managed using repositories, so that they can be easily assigned to timers.
- timers can be grouped visually by color and icon, and sorted by name, duration or usage frequency.
- nearly every activity has a small help popup, describing the purpose and options of the current activity.
- time can have a pre-warning alarm, that can be used either as pre-warning (not to start a new task before the timer ends) or as implicit double-duration-timer (for example soft and hard-boiled eggs).
- Android backup is supported for the databases (at least I hope, as it's not easy to test - it runs infrequently)
- the main screen and the screen with running timers can be locked, so that you can put the smartphone in your pocket with active screen, to make looking at the remaining times easily!
FREE-Version limtation: the free version is limited to 2 timers. Using In-App-Purchase, you can get rid of the limitation (costs: 1€). This is your way to appreciate my work ;)
Concerning the required app rights and the reasons for them: camera (to take own photos as icons), microphone (for own sounds), Touchscreen (optional brightness control), call state (mute timer when a call comes in).
Keywords: egg timer, kitchen timer, alarm
Actual Betas available via https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/109125822414250008486 (right now in German, but we will change if non-German speaking testers do contribute)
Great for board games, as a kitchen timer, or for telling the kids how long until bedtime.
Operate up to 8 sand timers simultaneously (each one is colored differently and selected at left of screen).
Accelerometer used - turning upside down will reverse the time and reset the timer (option to turn this off).
Set the countdown time anywhere from 1 second up to 83 days. Change timer names. Changes will be stored for next time app is run.
Notifications will be shown if the timer finishes when the app is not open.
- new user interface design
- customizable sounds for each interval
- text to speech (label, description), talking timer
Universal, simple and reliable free interval timer
- Arbitrary number of intervals
- Repetition of interval(s)
- Name and brief description of the interval
- Named lists of intervals
- Adjustable audio signals and ringtones
- Selectable modes of the display
- Sport and interval training timer
- Workout timer, standard interval workout, pyramid interval workout, custom interval lengths
- HIIT, High intensity interval training
- Physiotherapy and rehabilitation exercises
- Cooking clock, egg timer, kitchen timer
- Meditation bell timer
- Workshop and hobby
- The preparation of tea
- Laboratory timer, the lab timer
- Interval jogging
More from developer
- Up to 10 different timers with different colors.
- Freely configurable alarm via android notification system (sound, vibration).
- Freely editable named time presets.
- Ability to switch on display and override display lock on alarm.
kw: timer, nap, cooking, cook, baking, bake, countdown, alarm, cuisine, kitchen