Free BasicClock desktop clock for OSX

Randy Hengst iowahengst at
Tue Feb 16 08:34:08 EST 2016

Looks nice, Howard.

I didn’t see an attribution to LiveCode in your “About” menu or your pdf help doc. Is attribution no longer required?

be well,

Randy Hengst

> On Feb 14, 2016, at 2:55 PM, Howard Bornstein <bornstein at> 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 alternative
> 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 different
> 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.
> BasicClock is free and currently runs only under OS X.
> Enjoy.
> (BasicClock was inspired by the Clearview desktop clock by Hugh Senior.)
> -- 
> Regards,
> Howard Bornstein
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