Best Countdown Apps for iPhone and iPad in 2020

Birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, concerts, or meetings, whatever the occasion timely planning could help you make it special and successful. However, our busy schedules could put important dates on our brain’s back burner. Keeping that in mind, we have listed some of the best countdown apps for iPhone and iPad. Let’s have a look.

  1. Countdown Star
  2. Countdown
  3. DayCount
  4. Countdown°
  5. Event Countdown – Calendar App
  6. Countdown
  7. Vacation Countdown App
  8. Countdown+ Calendar (Lite)
  9. Days • Event Countdown
  10. Countdowns – Track Events

1. Countdown Star

Countdown Star iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Passing the time until an event can be quite anxiety-ridden, Countdown Star makes it a bit better. It lets you customize each’s events background with wallpapers or photos, mixing some fun and motivation into the mix.

Furthermore, there are no restrictions. Add any type of events from birthdays to prom with ease and display them on Apple Watch or Today Widget. The app also supports event sharing via message, email, or social media.

Price: Free

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2. Countdown

Countdown iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

A fancy app keeps tracks of all your upcoming events and sends out timely reminders, a day, or a week in advance. It also employs a handy iOS 14 homescreen widget to display the most important events.

You can create unlimited events and pick any custom background for the countdown. Also, set them to repeat yearly if needed and even see count up from past events. Easily spot upcoming events by organizing them closest to the most distant.

Price: Free (Countdown Widget – $4.99)

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3. DayCount

DayCount iPhone and iPad Countdown App Screenshot

A  fully-featured countdown app that packs a range of beautiful themes to match the mood of the occasion. The new DayCount widgets allow quicker access to top events and can be customized according to your taste.

It can remember all occasions & appointments and alert you when you want and tracks time flawlessly. Plus, you can use it as a habit-forming app to achieve set goals and create positive habits.

Price: Free (DayCount Premier – $8.99)

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4. Countdown°

Countdown° iOS App Screenshot

With an iPad, Apple Watch, macOS & iMessage app in its arsenal, Countdown° keeps all your devices in the loop effortlessly. It is a great app for all the organizational-fanatics as you can create custom categories and sort reminders accordingly.

You can repeat event cycles, get daily alerts, personalize reminders, and easily import events from the iOS Calendar app. This one also boasts a pattern lock or biometric protection to keep your data safe from prying eyes.

Price: Free (Pro Version – $0.99)

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5. Event Countdown – Calendar App

Event Countdown iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The feature-packed app that doubles as a cool reminder app and can count up or down up to the last second. Moreover,  you can add notes and color-code your events according to their importance.

Easily share important events on Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, SMS, or Email. If you have the premium version, you can even assign an icon to the event, from over 450 fun options.

Price: Free (Premium Yearly Subscription – $2.49)

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6. Countdown

Countdown in Real Time iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Sometimes it is not enough to measure time in months or minutes, you need heartbeats! That’s right, along with offering an array of countdown units, this app can also maintain a timer in average heartbeats it will take.

The customization doesn’t end here. You can use personal photos, customize fonts & font colors, and even change the music for every countdown. Set a reminder on your device or share the live countdown on social media, the app has all the options you may need.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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7. Vacation Countdown App

Vacation Countdown iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

As pretty obvious from the name, the app is specially designed to wait until your next vacation bearable. It tracks the exact date and time until you embark on your adventurous journey.

Get into the groove with a custom background or a special countdown style with a cute suitcase icon. And even avail a special daily vacation quote to inspire you and your friends for the trip.

Price: Free (Remove ads – $2.99)

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8. Countdown+ Calendar (Lite)

Countdown+ Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

A striking feature of this app is the built-in calendar planner, which directly syncs and adds important events from iOS and Facebook’s calendar. It also helps in your holiday plans by listing national holidays from countries around the world.

As and when an event approaches, the smart reminder alarms feature pokes you more frequently, so you don’t forget it. The apps also have a large collection of image packs and Instagram-like filters to make your countdowns more visually appealing.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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9. Days • Event Countdown

Days Event Countdown iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Designed with utmost care and attention, Days is a minimal, simple to use, and intuitive app. It lets you browse through Unsplash’s gallery to find the perfect background for your countdown.

Furthermore, this beauty can be observed again and again with a handy widget and full-screen events. And not just yearly recurring events, you can set them to repeat monthly or even weekly.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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10. Countdowns – Track Events

Countdowns Events iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

An interesting perk with this app is that you get endless configuration options. Whether the countdown style or turning the direction indicators on/off, everything can be set to your particular taste.

Furthermore, the app even lets you set a custom internal for any recurring countdown. Along with a widget, the app supports a compact display mode and custom notifications to make things handy and simple for users.

Price: Free (Pro-Upgrade – $1.99)

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It’s time to bid adieu!

Whether you are super-busy or just can’t keep track of dates, there is a simple solution to synchronize all your upcoming events. Any of these countdown apps could handle it all without a hiccup.

Do let us know which one did you pick and share your experience in the comment section below.

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