Best Sand Timer 4+

Digital hourglass timer

Serhii Simkovskyi

Designed for iPad

    • 4.1 • 17 Ratings
    • Free



Digital sand timer with artistic design. Time flows and does it stylishly.

This digitized hourglass can be used to time anything for up to 60 minutes. It's like having a nice looking visual indicator of how much time is left on your task.

Timer visualizes time to kids and lets them feel the time. Without reading or even knowing the numbers one can look at the visualized time flow, feel it and understand how long to wait or whether to hurry up.

It lets you set the alarm sound that will play when the timer is finished. You can choose from 16 unique alarm sounds, melodies and loops. You’ll be notified when your time is up even if you’re using another app or your device is locked. It can also repeat the sound alarm (up to 3 times) at the given interval if it was missed/snoozed.

You can easily change the timer color to fit your personal lifestyle. There are 5 color themes: turquoise, red, green, amber and pink. Just pick the one you like in the application settings.

Timer works both on your iPhone/iPod and iPad, contains HD graphics for retina and iPad displays and supports all screen orientations for all devices. [+Retina graphics for iPad 3rd generation]

* SEE ALSO: Best Timer
Beautifully designed sand timer, stylish kitchen timer, countdown/up and powerful stopwatch All in one creatively combined Best Timer application to suit all your timing needs. Search "Best Timer" on iTunes (

* There are plenty of things we really need to time, just do them the way you like!

***Important for iOS5+ devices: if there is no alarm played when the application is inactive please go to system Settings / Notifications, select the application name and configure the timer's alarms, whether they perform sound and if they're to appear on lock screen.


What’s New

Version 3.2.1

Minor bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

ipselou ,

Nice silent timer

I like that the timer has a silent option and that it operates with the screen always on. It would be perfect in my mind if the current time was also displayed on the screen. I would also prefer a keypad for setting the timer rather than the scroll but that’s not as big a deal to me as wanted to keep track of the actual time while using this lovely timer.

UncleSteveI ,

"Best" Sand Timer

Actually works and (shockingly) the app that most resembles a sand timer. Pointless max of 60 minutes time is the only real drawback. I wanted a realistic looking sand timer but this is the best the App Store has to offer.

A real user 2 ,

It's good.

I don't understand why people are saying you can't change the amount of time. You just stop the timer, press the reset button, and change time to your heart's content. As a teacher I set it for 45 seconds for transitions between activities, 15 minutes for centers, etc. However, there are ads which leaves me reticent about showing it through the projector so the kids can watch it. I'm considering the full version though, because I did like this one and it gets rid of the ads.

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