I heard about this app on the last episode of MacBreak Weekly, it was Andy Ihnatko’s pick of the week. It’s called Presentation Clock and it’s just a super simple speaker timer for your iphone or ipad. I don’t know about you, but I always have trouble keeping on time when speaking, and I’ve tried to use the clock on my phone, but when it’s on the podium sometimes it’s had for me to see when I’m walking around the stage. The thing I love about this app is that it changes colors as you get closer to your time being up. Just that visual should help me a lot.
Here’s what the developer says on his site:
This app does one thing but it does it extremely well. If you give presentations, training, tutorials, or speak publicly, this app is for you. Beautifully animated, with large, easy to read numbers that change colors at thresholds you determine. When the timer hits 0:00, the colors invert (black on red) and continue counting up indicating how long you’ve gone over. Fully customizable options and simple touch controls
- Create and save as many timers as you want from 0min to 99 min 59 sec
- Set time limits for color warnings to change the clock to green, yellow and red
- Timers can be configured to give audible and/or vibration alerts when crossing a time limit threshold — but if you want a completely silent countdown, thats ok too
The best part, is it’s only .99 cents, and the reviews are great. Totally worth it in my book.