Incorrect Review- Sound Alert works fine
The sound alert for Kitchen Timer works fine, with one or more timers. Maybe his volume was too low or music too loud?
Great product for timing numerous items at once
It counts down from any time I enter or up from zero. I can create as many timers as I wish and they all run independently. I usually set one timer for when I need to leave my Mac to do something else. I like the ability to pause and restart a countdown timer. If they update the program to allow that feature on a countup timer I'll upgrade my rating from four stars to five.The ONLY way I've been able to make the timer not make a sound when it finishes counting down is to turn off sound for my Mac. But when if I do that I don't want anything to override that setting.===== Version 1.0.1 =====I do like the latest version (1.0.1) being able to create named timers so I know what each timer is timing. I like it better than the physical timer on my desk because I can time multiple events and still keep track of which one is timing what.
It works as advertised
It does one thing and it works fine. The only things I could see to change are the ability to customize the sound and allowing the user to enter the time manually without clicking on the hour, minute, and second buttons. Based on the other review, I attempted to try to trick Kitchen Timer by putting my Mac to sleep in the middle of the countdown and also switched to another application. I was never able to duplicate the lack of an alarm.I would think there might be more sales at a lower price point, but that's just my opinion. Right now, every developer is trying to find out the correct price point for their products.BobEdit: In 1.0.1, the new timers and sounds work as described. Hopefully, the ability to directly enter in the alarm time will come in a future upgrade. It's a nice little program as it is though.
It works as advertised and is very easy to use. The sound is fine. I use it when exercising. I like that I don't need to key in the same time - just click start again to use same time.
Don't Buy This
I bought this because I didn't feel like coding one myself. I now wish I had saved my five dollars and done exactly that. This timer functions as though it came from some tutorial. It does not alert you with any audio that the time is up and the only change is the timer counts up and the text changes. If I wanted to keep checking a clock I'd have just used my watch to time my food.