There comes a time when the amount of work needed to be done becomes too much even for your memory to keep track of. Luckily, specialized computer applications like Reminder app are available to help get rid of this burden by giving you the possibility to set alarms along with a custom message to be displayed.
Lightweight and easy to use
With the application taking roughly about 1 Mb of space on your hard disk drive and barely noticeable system resources used, it can run on any machine. The compact interface put at your disposal does not spend too much time on your desktop, hiding in the system tray once you finish setting up reminders.
Only a few mouse clicks are required to finish adding a reminder. In other words, the application creates custom alarms with the possibility to set a custom message to appear when time is up.
Straightforward with limited, but practical features
Hitting the “Add” button from the main window gives you access to several time related options. You can select specific days when the alarm to go off or even make it recurrent.
Moreover, you can choose a sound to announce you acoustically, in case no message is set. However, you can only select from a few predefined sound effects, with no integrated function that allows you to add custom tones.
Once you set all necessary details, the application goes in the system tray. It would have been useful to be able to set a custom combination of keys to bring up the main window in case you quickly needed to add a reminder.
To end with
Taking everything into consideration, we can say that Reminder app is a lightweight and straightforward utility that remembers appointments so you don't have to. Advanced time settings, such as recurrence, make it practical over long periods of time. If memory is not your strong point, don't hesitate to give this little utility a try.