software from the author:

Countdown Pro 2
Countdown Pro is an extremely flexible timer/reminder for your desktop. It comes with a screensaver that can be designed freely. Design your own countdowns, make standalone applications and give them to your friends and colleagues.
Like listening to music or audiobooks in bed? Then this is for you! Goodnight timer reduces the sound volume of your computer in a given amount of time and speed and then shuts down your computer.


- Set shutdown time by timer or at a specific time

- Volume reduction - choose between a linear and an exponetial profile, set reduction start time and duration. Start and end volumes can be freely choosen.

- Restores your normal sound volume after next system start.


You can download Goodnight Timer ver 1.1 for Windows here:

Download version 1.1 (~1000KB)

Alternative Download link:

Get it from CNET!


Goodnight timer is freeware, which means that you can use it freely without any charge. However, if you want to support this software and the development of further versions, you can donate me any amount you think it is worth to you. Many Thanks!


If you have comments, bug reports, suggestions please send email to

Copyright 2006 by Sebastian Fritsch