These 5 Free Countdown Apps for iPhone Will Help You Keep Track of Important Events

Keeping track of important events can be a daunting task, and sometimes a calendar alarm just doesn’t cut it. Whether you’re keeping track of holidays or looking forward to an important event, this list of 5 free countdown apps for iPhone covers pretty much every countdown timer imaginable!

Countdown ‎
Countdown  ‎
by 10074 users
Free! - View in App Store


“Count down to your next event – your next vacation, your favorite band’s concert, the next movie premiere, your child’s graduation, your anniversary, and more – in style!


• iOS 14 WIDGETS: Now you can count down the days to your event right from your home screen! Just long hold an empty area on your home screen and tap the “+” in the top-left corner to get started.

• FLEXIBLE UNITS: Years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds, and even heartbeats! (e.g. “3 months 14 mins” or “56713 heartbeats”)

• DRAG the Countdown DISPLAY wherever you want.

• Use YOUR OWN PHOTOS as the background, including INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK PHOTOS! Or look through a large selection of FREE BACKGROUND PHOTOS.

• Flip through your BACKGROUND PHOTOS while counting down.

• Set your own MUSIC for each Countdown.”

Countdown+ Calendar (Lite)
Countdown+ Calendar (Lite)
by 4055 users
Free! - View in App Store


“Track special events and holidays with custom displays of your event, configurable auto alarms and much more. Counting to events has never been this much fun!

Countdown to an event, birthday, concert, holidays, any events in your life with the best countdown app as touted by our users!

With features such as auto reminders, count down calendar planner, holidays calendar, facebook event countdowns and much more, we ensure that you’ll Never Forget an Event Again. Spice up your events with images that include instagram style filters and configurable counter units to make counting even more fun!

Easy utilization for your birthday reminder, concert countdown, holiday calendar, vacation tracker, this countdown app is free and jam-packed with features to make counting a breeze.


• Create countdown timers to unlimited number of events
• Calendar planner that allows you to view your device calendars and select important events to add to your countdowns
• Sync your Facebook events to your device and add to your list of countdowns
• Observe national holidays with holiday calendars from different countries around the world
• Countdown app smart reminder alarms that notify you more frequently as the event approaches
• Count up from past events to see the time since the event occurred”

Reminder & Countdown
Reminder & Countdown
by 13152 users
Free! - View in App Store


“The app is designed to remind you about all your important events, meetings, friends’ birthdays, a long-awaited TV Shows premieres, dentist appointments, coming-soon holidays, a wedding date and any upcoming events you don’t want to miss.

Event information comes in a nicely-wrapped pack. All details (such as date and time, font, icon, alert sound, background and other options) can be configured according to your taste.

The app is complemented with excellent sharing options giving you an opportunity to send your reminders to anyone throughout the world via SMS, MMS, Email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, WhatsApp, Viber and other social networks and services.


– Multiple reminders
– Counting down in real-time
– Selection of timing units you wish to count down
– Sorting entries by date, name or applying a customizable sorting
– Individual names, time&date options, categories
– Various icons
– Custom intervals to repeat events
– Configurable alerts before or after a due date
– Individual backgrounds
– A wide variety of fonts to choose from
– Formatting Dates and Times: Full, Short, and Abbreviated time units can be applied”

My Day - Countdown Calendar
My Day - Countdown Calendar
by 377 users
Free! - View in App Store


“Keep track of important dates, holidays, and exciting events happening around you with My Day – Countdown Calendar!

Don’t want to miss anything important? Keep track of Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Holidays, Vacations and Trips and other exciting events that are happening around you with My Day – Countdown Calendar app.

You can easily set up notifications for any important event and get a definite number of days that are left until it approaches.

Our unique features include:

* Incredibly beautiful graphics
* Maximum simplicity in usage
* Event reminders
* Keeping track of time both left till and passed since the event
* Countdown to Facebook friends’ birthdays import feature
* Beautiful wallpapers for your events
* Absolutely free unlimited events”

Countdown Days Since & Until
Countdown Days Since & Until
by 1690 users
Free! - View in App Store


“Countdown to or count up from any important date viewing the time in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months or years! You can add an unlimited number of events and even set reminders, import from your calendar & customize your background!

Your countdowns automatically sync between devices.

All of your countdowns automatically sync to your watch!

Add widgets directly to your Home Screen. (Ad-free in-app purchase required).

Get a reminder letting you know when your event is right around the corner.
You can even set custom reminders to go off exactly when you choose.

Use your own photos as a background
Choose a unique icon for each event
Choose from 7 time formats (number of seconds left, number of weeks left, etc)”

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  1. Look Forward is a new countdown app with alot of exciting features such as news, trends and sharing options. Check it out in the iphone app store. “Look Forward – Countdown to what you look forward to” (

  2. Another great app for anniversary is Anniversary Assistant
    It has anniversary countdown, anniversary gifts by year, reminders and more.
    Download it from App Store or Play store.

  3. Timer & Timer (iOS) is also free, simple, easy to use, and not bloated with features. You can create unlimited timers and set up funky displays in a Pinterest like layout.

  4. My new favorite is Countdown Widget:

    Clean and simple design

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