Free BasicClock desktop clock for OSX

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Mon Feb 15 06:47:30 EST 2016

On 14/02/2016 20:55, Howard Bornstein wrote:
 > So many clocks today still employ the flip-clock or 7-segment LED display
 > aesthetic that is at least 20 years old. Given that we now have high
 > resolution displays and very high-quality fonts available, I wanted 
to make
 > a simple clock that took advantage of these improvements as an 
 > to the “retro” clocks that are mostly available.
 > The clock itself is basic—just time, day, and date. It’s designed to 
sit in
 > the corner of your screen and float over everything else.
 > But you can modify the *look* of the clock in many ways, by using 
 > fonts and by modifying the clock and background colors. Other visual
 > options include adding a border, using rounded corners, drop shadows and
 > inner shadows.
 > The clock is also infinitely resizable so you can make it any size 
you need
 > to fit in your work area.
 > Because there can be so many visual options, there is also a mechanism to
 > save your favorites designs and call them up later.
 > You can see the features of BasicClock here: BasicClock Read Me.pdf
 > <>
 > and download it here: BasicClock
 > <>
 > Note that you might have to “allow” this clock to run in the Security &
 > Privacy control panel if you have Gatekeeper running on your Mac.

Hi Howard,

Is your clock open source?  At the moment it has "All rights reserved" 
in the copyright...


Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at>
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