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Do you work in live radio or TV production? Ever find yourself struggling with those tricky calculations? 3 mins 27 secs + 4 mins 48 secs … and the total is ….?

No matter what you do for a living, if you ever find yourself in need of help doing any kind of time calculations, this is definitely the app for you.

• What’s 157 minutes in hours and minutes?
• I’ve got a track that’s 3 mins 39 secs long and has to finish at 12:00. What time do I need to start it?
• Can you count me down to the out point?
• How long are 10 x 40 second commercials?
• If I have a movie that’s 2 hours, 10 mins long and needs 6 commercial breaks, how often do the breaks need to occur?

TX Timer is a simple-to-use but very powerful application created by people who know radio & TV for people who work in radio and TV.

Its nicely designed user interface operates in 2 modes: basic (portrait mode) and advanced (landscape mode), with features that include:

Time calculator for performing a variety of mathematical tasks with time
10 memories
4 timers with count up, count down and count to modes
Optional voice count
Timers remain accurate even if the application is shut down.

Please note: As live production timing always works in hours, minutes and seconds, TX Timer is not designed to work with timecode. There are specialist applications to do this.

What’s New

Version 2.0

Completely resigned and rewritten for iOS9
Simplified a few aspects of operation
Added an options page to control audio clicks and prompts
Updated links for documentation and support details

Ratings and Reviews

3.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Jibletgreyv ,

Can I get a refund?

This app is awful.. Just awful. It crashes.. It's not formatted for my phone, and as far as I can tell the timers are only count up timers, not count down.

Pariah Dark ,

1 con

serves my needs but clicks are annoying. switched to landscape mode to turn off sound but clicks don't stop


Ian Fletcher
13.9 MB

Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2009-2015 Driftwood Software


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