The countdown timer for learning, teaching, workshops and presentations
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If you regularly use Aftel, you’re gonna love that you can do everything with keyboard shortcuts!
Start and pause the timer
Adjust the countdown duration
Open the duration input dialog
Enter a duration. This works even when the input fields for the duration aren’t visible. Type 0 first to include seconds in the duration.
Reset the timer
Show/hide the timer description
Open this overview with keyboard shortcuts
Open the preferences menu
Open the sharing menu
Allows you to add a description to show what the timer is for.
Let the background color reflect the timer’s progression. In addition to the options below, the background will be red while counting up after the timer ends.
When a quarter of the time is remaining, it will turn orange.
When a tenth of the time is remaining, it will turn red.
You can always enter the duration with the number keys on your keyboard—even when input fields aren’t on the screen. The keyboard shortcut for the duration input fields is Shift + I.
Tips only appear when controls are visible and Aftel is not fullscreen.
You can access this preferences menu with the keyboard shortcut Shift + P—even when the controls are hidden.
Enable this to link to a countdown to the same end time as current timer’s. You can only include the end time while the timer is running.
With the URL above, you can create bookmarks and links to the timer duration you’re currently using.