gCountDown is a very simple alarm countdown timer. It sits in your system tray where you can click it to set an alarm. Once the time runs out, you will be alerted.
Some screenshots can be found on the wiki Screenshots page
Requirements & installation
- Python 2.5+
To start from the menu:
Menu -> Accessories -> gCountDown
To start from the commandline:
$ cd gcountdown $ ./gcountdown
An alarm clock icon will appear in your system tray.
To SET an alarm:
Click the clock icon, enter the details of your alarm and click 'Apply'. The clock icon will now change show a green arrow in the bottom-right corner to indicate an alarm is running. The alarm will off after the time specified. The clock will then change to a bell to indicate the alarm has gone off. A desktop notification will also be shown.
To CANCEL an alarm:
Click the clock icon, click 'Cancel'
To RESET an alarm after it has gone off:
Click the bell icon in your system tray.
Copyright & License
gCountDown is (C) Copyright 2011, Ferry Boender
gCountDown is licensed under the MIT License. See the LICENSE.txt file for more information.
gCountDown uses icons from the Silk Icon set, available here:
http://www.famfamfam.com/lab/icons/silk/ The Silk Icon set is licensed under: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
gCountDown includes part of Pyglet, a cross-platform windowing and multimedia library for Python, available here: