Bring Westminster chimes to OS X Lion with this clock add-on
May 7, 2012 in Utility
[prMac.com] Raleigh, North Carolina - Pariahware, Inc. today is proud to announce the release of ChimeX 2.0, a menu bar app for OS X 10.7 Lion. By default, ChimeX will chime the Westminster Chimes every quarter hour. Alternatively, one can have the computer speak the time in a chosen system voice.
"ChimeX v2.0 is a complete rewrite of the original application. It contains new art work, is now a menu bar app, and is ready for Mountain Lion.", stated Christian Miller, President of Pariahware, Inc. "It even supports multiple voices when speaking the time, the most requested feature of its predecessor."
Clicking on the ChimeX menu icon and choosing Preferences brings up the ChimeX Preferences window. Deselecting any check box will turn off the options for that quarter hour. The fourth quarter, or On the hour, option also has a Bong checkbox. Deselecting that checkbox will turn off the chime-per-hour option.
If a checkbox is selected, a popup menu & and test button become enabled. Clicking on the popup menu allows one to choose any voice on their system, or Chime. A unique voice for every quarter hour can be selected in one desires.
Pricing and Availability:
ChimeX will operate for ninety minutes at a time until it is registered. Registration costs only $10.00 (USD).
Pariahware, Inc. creates iOS and OS X applications, was founded in 2001, and is based in Raleigh, NC. Copyright 2001-2012 Pariahware, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.