TimeBell 13

Reviewed by Dan Vlasic on - Version tested: 10

"Need a reminder? Set it up easily-TimeBell."

Overview

TimeBell is a comprehensive reminder and calendar tool that will keep you updated on important tasks, events, appointments, birthdays and any event you can schedule beforehand. This is a great solution for anyone who works with multitasking, joggling several balls at once. The trial version offers a full scope of features to get a feel of program's capabilities. Customization options allow for any task personalization you can think of: launch or close applications, show a specific screen saver, send an email, or speak the time. The application synchronizes with the world atomic clock servers for accurate performance. Having all these features and an easy to use address book in one application is definitely worth your attention.

Installation

Installation requires 30 Mb free space HDD. The free trial version limits to 30 days only. TimeBell is a typical Windows application that installs easily and has a rather straightforward wizard that allows beginners feel at ease with setup. The software runs on all Win OS. There are no bundled freeware or adware that come with the pack. However, if you have previous versions of TimeBell installed, you will need to uninstall them first in order to install the latest version.

Interface

When you launch the application, it synchronizes its clock with an atomic time server, so grant it access through your firewall. The interface is clean and intuitive once you start working with it. You have several menus to create an event or reminder, pin a sticker, browse calendar, etc. GUI is organized well and you can see the main buttons to create, clone or delete tasks at the bottom of the window. Overall user experience is positive and comfortable. There are also several skins and themes for better personalization of the app according to your preferences.

Pros

TimeBell allows for unlimited number of tasks, reminders and events to be added on your list. There are numerous features to customize your tasks: display a message, an image, play a media file, perform a certain action like launching an application of your choice, or powering off the computer.

You can set the task to open the news website of your choice to stay updated without having to manually perform the task.

Graphical calendar is pretty cool, because besides dates it displays time of the year and current Zodiac signs and signs of the Chinese horoscope.

One of the big pros here is the option to set a custom password for the application and protect your sensitive data from unauthorized intrusion.

There are several nifty features to configure the tasks to repeat at required intervals or perform on a one-time basis. 'Talk the Time Every Hour' can be a useful feature for those who appreciate it. Address Book is certainly a plus to organize your contacts in a simple, accessible manner.

Cons

The trial version is only valid during 30 days. After the trial version expires, you will need to purchase the product if you choose to stay with it. Commercial pack costs $19.95.

Alternatives

Just'a Reminder is a freeware reminder designed to perform various tasks, like show reminders after PC start, float over other apps, alarm reminders, etc. Talking Reminder is another attractive calendar and reminder that uses speech, sound, email or alert window, or launches an application of your choice. NeoN Reminder is a powerful reminder and calendar solution to help you organize better. Vinade Reminder is an easy to use reminder tool which allows for reminders sent to your desktop, cell phone, email or pager.

Conclusion

TimeBell is certainly a handy and useful application for scheduling tasks, birthday reminders, appointments and important actions, like launching a specific application at set intervals of time, or contacting your colleagues. Multiple personalization features offer unlimited opportunities for creating capacious tasks TimeBell will perform for you. Password protection locks your personal data and all your tasks. Have a try with the free trial version and see how well the software performs.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested TimeBell on 6 Oct 2014 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
TimeBell Antivirus Report

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