Best free calendars, simple and advanced

Glass Calendar is an extremely simple and light gadget that will let you dedicate a prominent place to the current date. The gadget displays the name of the current day, a large date number, current month and year in a smaller typeface. Glass Calendar features a blur semitransparent or “glass” effect, it is elegant and it provides two modes, a smaller and a large one you can place at a corner of the screen if you like even greater emphasis.

ClockWin 10 modern clock with time zones is inspired by Windows 10. It includes several skins, dark and light, and a World Time connection. You can configure it to display any time zone you’d like, and, as always, you can change its opacity to let your marvellous wallpaper shine through it!

Analog Aero Clock is beautiful and efficient, featuring the Windows flag on a round gradient. Various colors are available, and since February 2016 great new skins added! If you downloaded the gadget before September 23, 2017, please uninstall it and download this updated version that fixes some display problems of some clocks.

Recurring Events is a nice and free gadget that will let you have on your desktop an analog or digital clock and two options, to open a calendar to define events and an alarm button to define alarm modes. You can have an alarm for an event to be repeated e.g. daily. If you need recurring reminders, and of course, simple reminders, this is a desktop gadget you should try.

Birthday Reminder will alert you to birthdays you need to remember. Clicking the Options button allows you to manage birthdays, choose how far in advance you want to be reminded for each one, which icon you’d like to use for that person, and more.

KoolBirthdays is a small and easy to use application for birthday management. When you start KoolBirthdays, you will receive an overview of all registered birthdays in the current month. Behind every birthday you can deposit contact information like phone number, address or email. If you search for a simple program to manage birthdays, give it a try.

Rainlendar will place a calendar on your desktop, nicely merged with your wallpaper, to let you know the date, track events, setup reminders, etc. The appearance can be customized with skins and you can even mix different skins together. Rainlendar is a unicode application and supports localization. All future events are shown in a separate list where you can see the week’s events at a glance. You can decide how many days in advance you want to see in the list. Different events can have a different appearance in the list so you can easily spot the important events. The icons in the calendar are also available in the event list and other windows to make it easier for you to separate the events. You’ll also get an alarm when an event or task is due so that you don’t miss it. The alarm can be defined to be set off any timen before the actual event so that you have time to prepare for it.

3 Month Calendar is a simple gadget that will give you the previous, current, and next month. That’s all, just to see the dates — no reminders, no notes…

Calendar Magic features conversions between ancient Greek Olympiad numbering and calendar years. Lists of Western Christian festivals, Eastern Orthodox festivals, Hebrew festivals and Islamic festivals for any (Gregorian) year. In addition, Hindu festivals may be listed for any year in the range 2000 to 2043, Baha’i festivals from 1845 onwards, Balinese Hindu festivals from 1816 onwards, Buddhist and Chinese festivals from 1645 to 3000, and Sikh Nanakshahi festivals from 1999 onwards. “Observed Days” for any year from 1990 for over 230 countries and dependencies worldwide. The ability to create, display, update and delete reminders for events (birthdays, anniversaries, meetings etc.) for “this year”, “next year” or “every year”. A multi-sheet “Quick Notes” facility for holding miscellaneous plain text items. An alarm clock facility for defining an alarm for a given time on a given date. A user may specify the duration of the alarm which may be repeated, after a specified “quiet” time, up to five more times. A separate “stopwatch” function is also provided. “This is your life” information including day-of-the-week on which you were born, number of days you have lived, your Zodiac sign, some biorhythm data, and the day-of-the-week on which your next birthday falls. Your “Chinese age” and your date of birth in many other calendar systems are also displayed. Special Julian to Gregorian change-over calendars for Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain and Sweden.

TKexe Kalender lets you use your personal photos to design a printable calendar for the year or for holidays, or just weeks. Customize the page layout via drag and drop – individually to each page or for the entire year. TKexe Kalender supports also personal events, public holidays for 10 countries, image effects, gradients and more. It is not very easy to use, but it does the job, if you don’t have the luxury of MS Publisher or other commercial programs.

NetCalendars will let you share your calendar with others to sync the work in your office – in the local network or over the Internet. Using NetCalendars you can keep a calendar that other users will access, as well as access public calendars that are kept by your fellow workers at their own computers, so that all of you can work as a team. Groups of employees and whole departments can keep, view and edit the same shared calendar; all of the changes they make circulate through the network in real time – new appointments and meetings are visible for other users in a split second without the need to issue a synchronization prompt.

UK Kalender is able to remind you of upcoming events and todos. There are several views for your dates that are organized similarly to a calendar sheet. Independent from the calendar function there is also a todo list where you can enter tasks with a deadline and a forewarn time. Features: Automatic saving; Unlimited Undo and Redo; Minimize to the system tray; Network support; Repeating events; Forewarn time and snooze function; Multi day events; Event categories and templates; Acoustic reminders; Event driven program execution and document opening; Marking and hiding events; Events can be displayed in week-, fortnight-, month- or year-view; Holidays for one or more countries can be displayed right in the calendar. Various holiday modules are available. If your country is missing, you can define a holiday module yourself using a special holiday editor.

Outlook On Desktop will place the Microsoft Outlook Calendaring system right on your desktop. The calendar object gets pinned to your desktop and stays there all the time in plain sight so you can always see what’s upcoming. Because it’s the actual Microsoft Outlook calendar, you get all it’s functionality, such as direct editing, drag and drop of files, etc.

ClocX is an analog clock for Windows consuming minimal memory resources. If you like seeing an analog clock and (optionally) see the date along with the hour, give this little tool a try.

Microsoft Calendar Gadget resembles those wall calendars featuring the date, but also an overview of the whole month. The simple calendar gadget won’t let you set alarms, only to enjoy viewing the current date and month, even skip to previous or next months and search for dates you are interested in.

Today Greek Calendar is a calendar / event journal based on the Greek Orthodox Church holidays. It shows every day all name days, religious and historical information and also astronomical data. You can add your own dates, countdows and more.

Daily Reading Gadget will let you have information about the ecclesiastical feasts of the current day and read the daily Bible chapters. Daily Reading Gadget places an Orthodox / Byzantine Icon of the Christ on the desktop; when you click on the Icon you are presented with the daily readings.