The suggestive name of TurnOff 8.1 reveals its purpose from the start. It aims to provide users with a more accessible and convenient method to turn off their computer, with the final purpose to bring back the shutdown dialog to Windows 8.1.
The classic power dialog on Windows 8.1 and 8
Right after Windows 8 was launched back in 2011, many users started to complain about the absence of the Start button, especially since they found themselves wondering how to actually turn off or restart their PC. In case you are still not accustomed to shutting down the computer from the 'Settings' area, TurnOff 8.1 can provide an answer to this issue.
Shutdown scheduling capabilities
Despite its name, the application is not exclusively targeted at Windows 8.1 systems, since it also works on Windows 8 and 7. It implements a simple power dialog that helps users shutdown or restart their computer, as well as log out the current user or activate the hibernation mode.
In addition to the basic power options it comes with, TurnOff 8.1 also integrates a so-called shutdown timer. This feature enables you to schedule system shutdown at a predefined time in the future, ranging from 20 seconds to five hours.
Shutdown and restart your PC much easier
The lack of a classic Start button on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 has raised a lot of controversy, since Microsoft decided to fundamentally change the way a PC is shut down or restarted. Many complained about the absence of a power tile in the Start Screen and developers started to create applications in order to answer users' requests.
TurnOff 8.1 is one of the many utilities that can help you shutdown your PC much easier, without having to navigate to the 'Settings' area on Windows 8 and 8.1. The built-in shutdown scheduler can prove really useful for automatic turn off, but adding it scheduling capabilities for the other power actions (hibernate, restart etc.) could attract more users.