Over 300 thousand home-chefs uses Thyme and knows that fine dining needs fine timing.

“It gets the job done and makes those complicated meals a little bit easier." - Lifehacker
“Thyme is a simple, yet cleverly designed app with an interface that looks like a kitchen stove and has a separate timer for each part..” - BuzzFeed
“Thyme offers a unique combination of features that easily sets it apart from the rest.” - Beautiful Pixels
“Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrgh!” - Chewbacca

Thyme is the simplest and most basic kitchen timer you could envision. It covers all your timer needs in the kitchen. This is so you can give full focus on that delicious food you’ve got cooking.

Our kitchen timer gives you a simple and clean layout over your kitchen stove. Four hot plates on top and an oven in the front. To set a timer you simply tap it, swipe it. Boom! You’re done!

In Thyme 2.0 we spent a lot of time to get the Apple Watch experience just right, and before we knew it, we had made an app that worked almost better than it’s bigger brother. Of course they get along great, so all timers you’ve got running on the iPhone app transfers auto-magically to your Watch and vice versa.

It´s really that simple!
Because fine dining needs fine timing.

- NEW! Companion Apple Watch App
- The smart and simple UI makes setting new timers super easy.
- Multiple timers running at the same time…kind of a no-brainer right?
- Our timers support setting hours as well as minutes.
- Gorgeous and modern UI design that fits right in with iOS
- It just works as you’d expect it to.

Since its launch in Christmas 2013 Thyme has won numerous awards and continues to receive critical acclaim.

Thyme is built by a super small team in Norway, dedicated to bring you the best cooking experience possible on these small screens we love so much. We’d love to know how we can make you an even better chef, so get in touch via the App Store “Support” link, or tweet us @UseThyme

What’s New

Version 2.0.1

- Fixed main-screen title showing incorrect remaining time.
Apparently: hour * X-wing - Death Star was not the way to calculate this (Thanks Chewbacca).

- Fixed critical crash when user used accessibility font features.
Zapped a bug with dynamic fonts that caused the application to crash, again... sorry about this.

- Fact
Han shot first.

Ratings and Reviews

2.6 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

daj265 ,

Very nice, could be a lot better with so little effort...

Beautiful, perfectly elegant presentation. Those reviewers complaining about the alarm sound level being too low just need to turn up their volume, but a separate, in-app volume control would be much better. The biggest problem is that the alarm makes no sound if the screen is locked, which alarm clock apps get around so this developer should be able to fix this. Indeed, I'd definitely give five stars if these two issues were addressed. It would also be a nice feature is one could set a timer for less than one minute.

Qwertybooks ,

Don't mess with success

I love this app, and appreciate its simplicity. It's a lifesaver at family events: the visuals are instantly understandable, and I can let go of the stress of remembering what needs to come off the heat, or get turned or basted, when. I use it instead of the iClock on my phone, despite the convenience of Siri, because the dot moving around the circle is (again) easier to grasp in a split second than numbers ticking down.

The multiple timers all on the same screen are useful in many other settings: timing henna applications for 2 people, tracking time to another coat of paint AND minutes til the second half begins.

A great app. And, somehow, I seem to have missed the dancing Herbie??!!

AutoJunkie ,


Wow, three years since the last update? I’m surprised this actually works on my iPhone XS (though it’s not been optimized for the screen). I’ve been on the hunt for a multi-timer for my Apple Watch and this looked promising. Tried it out for the first time tonight and it let me down.

First, when attempting to set the time from my watch, certain numbers don’t show up. Instead I see “...” like the display field is too small or something. You can still reach the desired time but you have to count in your head how many “...” have passed.

Second and the nail in the coffin: when the time is up there’s NO AUDIBLE OR TACTILE ALARM! Not on my phone and not on my watch (where I need it most). All I get is a banner notification on my phone. Result? I overcooked a dish.

I like the interface but I’m the family cook so I can’t afford to not put edible food on the table. I’ll keep the app for now just to see if the dev can get it updated for 2019.


Thuy Gia Nguyen
33.6 MB
Food & Drink

Requires iOS 8.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Spanish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright © 2018 Kumiko Thuy Gia Nguyen


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