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Periodic Timer +

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Periodic Timer +

Keep track of time without being distracted by the device!

Extremely simple and easy timer that fires periodically.

- Many sounds to select + the ability to add custom ones.
- Up to 4 Quick Start items.
- Days, hours, minutes and seconds.
- Vibration, if sound is off.
- Works in the background.
- 3 timer output modes: intervals, total time, countdown.
- You can cancel or pause the timer with a notification.
- Flexibility and minimalism.
- Kitchen Mode. Cancel or pause the timer by shaking the device!

Here is a list of known use cases based on the real feedback:

Fitness and health:
- Stretching
- Stationary bicycle (interval training)
- On a treadmill
- For HIIT
- Jogging
- Timed medication

- While frying potatoes
- Roasting steaks
- Checking an over or a grill to prevent burning

Learning & science
- Foreign language learning
- As a lab timer
- Periodic data collection
- Speech training
- Presentation timing

- Mindfulness
- Pick up
- To have a sense of time flying away :)

Q: Why the timer doesn't work in the background?
A: You should allow notifications.

Q: How to turn off the sound and turn on the vibration?
A: On the device, turn the Silent Mode on. (Side Switch)

Q: How can I add a custom sound?
A: There are three ways. Chose one depending where is the sound file located.
* If the sound on your Mac or PC:
1. Connect the device.
2. Open Finder and select the device.
3. Select Files in the menu. There you'll find 'Periodic +' folder.
4. Drug and drop the sound file there.
* From Files app on iPhone:
1. Copy the required file.
2. Open Periodic + folder and paste it.
* From another app on iPhone (like Mail):
1. Open the app were is the file located.
2. Find and touch Share button (it may have different name, for example Export).
3. In the appearing window find the list of apps. If there is no Periodic +, touch More and enable it.
4. Now select Periodic + in the Share dialog and the sound will be imported.

Q: Alert is limited for 5 seconds!
A: Go to Settings app, then Periodic Timer > Notifications > Banner Style > Persistent.

Q: How to switch the Timer Output Mode?
A: To switch the Output Mode touch the timer display at the top of the screen.

Q: What is Kitchen Mode?
A: Kitchen allows to start/cancel the timer by shaking the device. Thus, you don't touch the screen, what can be useful while cooking, for example. The app should be open.

This app has a free version with limited features.

If you still have questions or suggestions, you can visit the support page (, the Facebook group ( or you can email me ([email protected]).

If you like the app - please, rate it!
Vladimir Kelin