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A basic digital clock screensaver from Australian American designer Robert Padbury that displays the current time in an elegant and legible font, in either a 12 or a 24 hour format. It includes a 'Light' (default) and a 'Dark' theme, as well as a Night Time Mode that displays the time in red from 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM. Time separators can be enabled, and if you have multiple monitors you can opt to display the screensaver on your main display only. The Windows implementation from IcoFX Software has the same features as the Mac original.


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User reviews (11)

Minimalist, but the only one that finally works!!

by Mark on June 15, 2020


by Tommaso on March 26, 2020

This screensaver was one of the only ones that would actually work on my computer! I love it so much!

by shea on March 24, 2020

molto inteligente e utile

by naman on February 11, 2020

how do i activate dark theme mode on my mac?

by JN on November 23, 2019

Love it. It helps me with knowing the time in the night.

by Kekschen on June 3, 2019

Please make that Padbery Clock Works under Windows XP. Thank You !!!

by Ralf Hamerla on April 22, 2019

Very minimal and clean

by Matthew on March 25, 2019

hey adam i think you had the little clock in the apple preferences itself turned on, bc there is no second clock in this screensaver. in the apple preferences in screensavers it says 'show with clock' and i think you had that turned on

by hey adam on January 24, 2018

Great ScreenSaver! Very Clean, Awesome for work laptops or desk laptops.
Although, they don't tell you that there is a smaller clock right below it. For Example, 02 13 12
2:13 pm

by Adam on October 31, 2016

It is absolutely amazing

by Ankit C on September 9, 2016

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