World clock freeware applications are the handiest tool for people who are involved in work across multiple time zones. If not work, you could just require a world clock to keep in touch with friends or family members who live far away from you. There are many freeware and toolbars available on the internet to serve as world clocks, with extra features including alarms, backgrounds, colors, fonts etc. Though there are many misleading websites that claim to offer such a software application, there are also some good ones.
1. Wim’s World Clock 3.0
Wim’s world clock is a free software app that requires a small amount of memory, just 7mb. It is an easy to use software that provides a choice of virtually unlimited number of time zones. It also provides customizable text, within a small window, that is very easy to use. Locations can be chosen from a world map, names can be customized, and the order of chosen places can be rearranged, making this app very user friendly.
2. Free World Clock
Free World Clock is a versatile desktop app that can be used to view the time in multiple time zones. Its other uses include a countdown clock, reminder, clock, alarm, tray clock, stopwatch, timer, sticker, auction watch, countdown clock (days and hours) and time synchronization utility. The app also uses Winamp skins to show texts and digits. The best feature, the customizable reminder, can show a message, play music, or open a link, document, execute and application, turn off your monitor or shutdown your PC.
3. World Time Zone Clocks
World Time Zone Clocks is another free software app that allows you to view up to nine different clocks in one window. One minus point is that users frequently complain about its frustrating behavior as it runs a separate process for every clock displayed. Each clock is shown separately on the system tray, in different colors, and only the hour digits are displayed. This clock is a handy tool for someone who may just need a general estimate of the time in another location.
4. NTP Time Zone Clock
NTP Time Zone clock is a freeware app that uses just 4.5mb of memory, making it ideal for users who like to run many applications at the same time. Is displays all configured clocks in the same window, and has a no-nonsense GUI. Other customizable features include always on top, transparent, font color, background color etc. Location names can be changed to whatever you want, and the text size increases/decreases depending on the window size.
5. World Clock
The World Clock software app combines an analog and digital clock, which also displays the date, day, and more than 245 different world flags among other nice skins. Simultaneously, for each world clock that you add, you can set a different time zone, clock name etc. The number of clocks you can add is unlimited, and customizable settings include the choice to hide the day, date, digital clock, analog clock, digital seconds and analog seconds. Both 12 hour and 24 hour modes are available.