Peaclock – responsive and customizable clock, timer, and stopwatch for the terminal

Peaclock is a responsive and customizable clock, timer, and stopwatch for the terminal.

The clock output changes depending on the selected mode and view. The mode determines the clock value, while the view determines how that value is presented. The clock, timer, and stopwatch modes can be displayed with an ascii, digital, or binary clock view. The clock can be customized, such as changing the width, height, colour, padding, and margin. When in auto size mode, the clock becomes responsive, filling up the full size of the terminal. The clock can also be set to conform to a specific aspect ratio, allowing the clock to auto resize without becoming stretched.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Clock, timer, and stopwatch modes.
  • ASCII, digital, and binary clock views.
  • Display a custom date string.
  • Execute a shell command upon timer completion.
  • Set a specific locale.
  • Set a specific timezone.
  • Auto size the clock to fit the width and height of the terminal.
  • Auto size the clock to conform to a specific aspect ratio.
  • Load settings from a configuration file.
  • Save and load the command history.
  • Fuzzy search the command history.
  • Toggle seconds display.
  • Toggle 12 or 24 hour time format.
  • Use 4-bit, 8-bit, and 24-bit colours to personalize the clock.
  • Use the built-in command prompt or a selection of keybindings to adjust and customize the clock while the program is running.

Developer: Brett Robinson
License: MIT License

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Peaclock is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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