Free Alarm Clock for Windows

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 5.2
  • 3.8

  • Security Status

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Dinkar Kamat
Dinkar KamatUpdated a year ago

Use your computer as an alarm clock

Free Alarm Clock is a free tool that allows you to use your computer to set up multiple alarms for all sorts of tasks – just like you can on your mobile phone. Using the program's simple, almost minimalist interface you can set a wake-up alarm in the morning or create a reminder to take a break during the working day. You can also program Free Alarm Clock to wake up the computer or turn on its monitor.

The best thing about the Free Alarm Clock app is how simple it is. It's really easy to download and install Free Alarm Clock, as well as to use. Free Alarm Clock is available for Windows PCs, including Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP. It is not available for macOS. The interface is available in multiple languages and includes easy access to tutorials, via the Help menu.

Alternatives to Free Alarm Clock include Alarm, PC Alarm Clock, ClockX, and KM Wakeup. Some users might also prefer waking up naturally or using their phone or Google Home Hub.

Free Alarm Clock is a freeware program that allows you to set as many alarms as you want on your computer. You can set these up to be one-off alarms or repeating alarms, choosing the days of the week that you wish them to activate. For example, you might only want them to go off from Monday through Friday so that you can enjoy a lie-in on the weekends.

Free Alarm Clock's straightforward interface makes set-up extremely easy. Simply click the Add button and configure the settings for each alarm you create. The program supports an unlimited number of alarms.

You can label your alarms to remind you of the activities you must do at the sound. This is useful, for example, if you're using it as a prompt to perform an exercise or stretch during your working day.

After setting the time for the alarm, you can customize the sound that's played when the alarm goes off – Free Alarm Clock provides a range of mp3 files to choose from. You can even preview the sound before selecting it. The program also offers full access to your music library so you can wake up to your favorite tunes.

You're also in control of how loud the alarm is when it eventually goes off. Free Alarm Clock will set the system volume to a predefined level. The system sound will be turned on and the specified volume will be set. After the sound is played, the initial volume will be restored. Do be aware that as the system volume will be temporarily changed, it may affect other running applications.

Finally, you can activate the alarm to perform various tasks, such as waking up the computer if it is in sleep mode or turning on the monitor. It should also be noted that Free Alarm Clock will not wake up your laptop when the lid is closed, which might be a disadvantage to some users.

When your scheduled alarm eventually goes off, the program will display a notification on your desktop. You have the option of snoozing (delaying) the alarm for a period of your choosing or stopping it. Stopping the alarm will not delete it from your list of programmed alarms so you will be able to reactivate it again at any time you wish. You can also easily edit or delete your scheduled alarms, as well as copy (clone) them.

With Free Alarm Clock it's simple to configure multiple alarms on your Windows computer or laptop, to wake you up or remind you to do other tasks. Its simple user interface and extensive online help instructions make it easy for anyone to set up an unlimited number of alarms, customizing them with sounds and music, and labels.

While it may not have as many features as other alarm tools, Free Alarm Clock is a great choice for those looking for a no-frills alarm app to remind you of anything.


  • Simple minimalist interface
  • Supports unlimited alarms
  • Built-in alarm sounds
  • Lets you use custom audio files
  • Very easy to use
  • Does exactly what it promises
  • Interface available in multiple languages


  • May be too simple for some users
  • Lacks features of other alarm clock apps
  • Will not wake up your laptop when the lid is closed

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Free Alarm Clock for PC

  • Free

  • In English
  • V 5.2
  • 3.8

  • Security Status

User reviews about Free Alarm Clock

  • Liz Wild

    by Liz Wild

    Not with mine. I had this on my PC for years, now on laptop too.

  • Liz Wild

    by Liz Wild

    Definitely amateurish but the Alarm Clock is great and not at all amateurish.

  • Laurie Askey

    by Laurie Askey

    I assumed it would automatically 'start with windows' but after reinstalling I missed an important programme to view because I found out I had to tick More

  • Kiyomi chan

    by Kiyomi chan

    Yes! Simple, and easy to use, I find it a pleasure to be able to waken when I need to, by use of a base assortment of tones and chimes.

  • Roger Jensen

    by Roger Jensen

    Beautiful , thank you, your application saved me , you are wonderful

  • Jhon King

    by Jhon King

    my alarm clock to wakes as up .
    it is very good because it can help you to get free time to get you up and want the night come it will take you  More


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