Jocys.com Clock for Desktop, Laptop, Tablet

Digital clock with alarm for desktop, laptop, tablet or windows phone (simplified version). Optimized for tablet.
Changeable fonts, colors, opacity, margins. Two configurable alarms and snooze-timer-stopwatch can open audio, video or web page.
Download version 2018.03.01
Download for Windows Phone ( simplified old version ) 1.1.20

FEATURES

If you have questions or something doesn't work as expected, please write to vaidotas@jocys.com

• Shows date and time, set in your device's date and time settings.
• Can show year, month, day, day of the week, hours (12/24) (-12...+14), minutes, seconds, timer (0-23:59), stopwatch (0-23:59).
• Six included fonts + installed on your operating system fonts... you can install and use your own fonts, like... Google's Roboto.
• Changeable colors (16777216) and 256 opacity levels for date, time, pattern (JocysCom fonts) and background.
• Can be made fully transparent.
• Two alarms and snooze-timer-stopwatch can open audio or video files (mp3, wav, wma, avi, mp4, etc..), web pages.
• Alarm audio stops automatically after 10 minutes.
• Snooze - Timer - Stopwatch (0-23:59).
• Skip (mute) next alarm - if you are awake already or don't want alarm to play audio or video for another reason.
• Tap anywhere on screen, move mouse or press any keyboard key to stop alarm audio (if alarm is set to show snooze without settings).
• Can be used as screensaver.
• Digitally signed, no annoying in-program built advertisement pop-ups or banners.

Note: Clock doesn’t save position and size, while settings (layout, alarm, snooze, colors) are open.

If you are buying new tablet or monitor for clock only, you should check, how well screen can show black color in the dark ( AMOLED, OLED > VA > IPS, PLS > TN ).

If there will be enough requests from fans, “Rick and Morty”, “Simon's Cat” authors, popular YouTubers and other people, we like, may agree to create ~1-2 min "Wake Up" alarm videos. If you know already existing good “Wake Up” video or made your own, you can send video link to e-mail or leave it in Comment section.

ALARM AND SNOOZE CAN OPEN WEB PAGES • YOUTUBE VIDEO LINK EXAMPLES

Standard link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhqhTrui3JQ

Fullscreen video link (autoplay). HIDE: fulscreen button, related videos at the end, video information:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/qhqhTrui3JQ?autoplay=1&fs=0&rel=0&showinfo=0

Fullscreen video link (autoplay and loop). HIDE: fulscreen button, related videos at the end, video information:
https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/qhqhTrui3JQ?playlist=qhqhTrui3JQ&autoplay=1&loop=1&fs=0&rel=0&showinfo=0

If there is a problem with web link, “Audio 1” will play instead.

Clock, for example, can be used with renewable each day YouTube playlists, containing short ~1-2 minute videos. Wake up alarm-videos can be created by news, animation or modelling agencies and grouped by interests or gender. If you know good alarm video or video playlist, which could be used each morning as alarm, please send link to: vaidotas@jocys.com

You can use Blackmagic Design Davinci Resolve professional and free video editing software to create short alarm videos from existing ones.

Browsing mode (button): OFF
Pointer move or screen touch
will close web browser.

Browsing mode (button): ON
If you want to check something on the page.
LEFT-CTRL keyboard key enables/disables “Browsing mode” also.

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VERSION UPDATES AND FIXES

2018.03.01 - Mouse pointer becomes visible instantly when snooze panel opens.
2018.02.28 - Snooze panel show up and and auto-hide bug fixed.
2018.02.25 - Alarm can open web page. Various margin settings added. Line 1 and 2 fonts and sizes can be different.
2017.12.10 - Doesn’t save position and size, when snooze settings are open. Browse file window menus don’t disappear each second.
2017.12.06 - Snooze-Timer-Stopwatch window with settings now minimizes time window, instead of covering it.
2017.12.05 - Snooze-Timer-Stopwatch code updated. Timer doesn't start, if past time is set (before Timer starting time).
2017.12.03 - EXE and SCR files signed and RTF file cleared from word processor scripts (can be opened without warnings).
2017.12.02 - Snooze audio, starting at the same time next day, bug fixed.
2017.12.01 - Alarm sound 2 fixed (all 3 beeps audible). Snooze window and buttons hide automatically, when snooze sound-video ends.
2016.10.20 - Windows Presentation Foundation version.
2016.02.23 - Universal Windows Platform version.
2016.01.18 - ...

DOWNLOAD - ZIP file ( 12 MB ) contains:

JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE - if you want to use clock as normal program.
JocysCom-Clock-ScreenSaver.SCR - if you want to use clock as screen saver.

INSTALLATION

1. Open downloaded JocysCom-ClockForComputer.ZIP file.
2. Select and copy Jocys.Com folder.
3. Paste Jocys.Com folder somewhere on your computer, where you keep downloaded programs.

For example, in C:\Program Files\... folder:

4. Now you can run JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE or JocysCom-Clock-ScreenSaver.SCR from this location.

Jocys.com Clock SCREEN SAVER

Right-click with mouse on JocysCom-Clock-ScreenSaver.SCR to Install, Configure or Test screen saver:

WINDOWS SCREEN SAVER SETTINGS

On Windows 10:

Start > Settings > Personalisation > Lock screen > Screen saver settings

On Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8.1:

Right-click on Desktop > Personalize > Screen Saver

How to remove screensaver from the list: Temporary rename, move to other location or delete JocysCom-Clock-ScreenSaver.SCR file and run Windows “Screen Saver Settings”, to remove screen saver with the same name from Windows “Screen Saver Settings” list.

Jocys.com Clock SNOOZE-TIMER-STOPWATCH ALARM VIEW SETTINGS for AUDIO and VIDEO

You can tap anywhere on screen to stop video-audio with this setting. (+) Button starts pre-set Snooze-Timer-Stopwatch.

You must press “Snooze” or “Stop” button to stop audio-video. “Snooze” button starts Snooze-Timer-Stopwatch.

Jocys.com Clock PROGRAM START with WINDOWS

If you want to start JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE automatically, after restart of Windows, you must place JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE shortcut in Windows “Startup” folder:

1. Copy JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE

2. To open “Startup” folder, press ( Win + R ) keys together, write “shell:startup” in “Open” field and press [ OK ] button.

OR...

2. Open “Startup” folder with “File Explorer” ( Win + E ):

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\

If “AppData” folder is not visible in “File Explorer”, read section “If FOLDERS or FILES are HIDDEN in File Explorer” below.

3. Paste JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE as shortcut in “Startup” folder:

4. Now you can enable or disable JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE startup with Windows in “Task Manager” ( Ctrl + Shift + Esc ).

“Task Manager” ( Ctrl + Shift + Esc ) > Click on “(v) More details” link at the bottom, if tabs are hidden > [ Start-up ] tab:

You need to disable check-box “Always ask before opening this file” to allow to run JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE automatically also:

This message appears, when you run JocysCom-Clock-Program.EXE file.

SCREEN SAVER and PROGRAM SETTINGS

If you want biggest digits possible, use [ HOUR12 ][ : ][ MINUTE ] text, [ H ] hour format and JocysComF0#_H12 fonts in layout settings.

If you want Clock to be always visible, you can disable screen turn off and computer sleep:

Start > Settings > System > Power & sleep > Set screen turn off and sleep to “Never”.

In layout settings:

HOUR24 - 24-hour format (0-23).
HOUR12 - 12-hour format (1-12).
HH - Shows 0 in 24-hour format or space in 12-hour format.
H - Doesn't show 0 in 24-hour format or space in 12-hour format.

When “H” is selected, H:mm or HH:mm will be always "centred" on screen and H:mm digits will be bigger.

If tablet screen is too bright and black background is not entirely black, you can dim tablet screen brightness to 0% in Windows Action Centre's ( Windows 10 ) “Quick Actions” ( Win + A ) menu.

SETTINGS DIRECTORY and FILES ( WINDOWS 10 ) ( since version 2017-07-01 ):

C:\Users\All Users\Jocys.com\Clock for Computer\

JocysCom-Clock-ScreenSaver.Settings.xml
JocysCom-Clock-Program.Settings.xml (<ProgramName>.Settings.xml)

Deletion of these xml files will reset clock's settings to default values.

If FOLDERS or FILES are HIDDEN in File Explorer

To make “All Users” folders visible, you may need to disable temporary “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”.
To make “AppData” folders visible, you may need to enable temporary “Show hidden files, folders and drives.” option.

File Explorer ( Win + E ) > View > Options > Change folder and search options > [ View ] tab: