Cuppa
Cuppa
1.8.5
4.8
0.0
Cuppa free download for Mac

Cuppa for Mac1.8.5

23 September 2021

Cute application that times your tea brewing.

What is Cuppa for Mac

Cuppa is a cute application to time your cup of tea as it steeps. Tired of leaving your tea too long, to become bitter and cold, or drinking it too soon and not appreciating its full potential? Then this utility is for you!

Use it right from the dock: just right-click or command-click on the little teacup, and select the beverage you wish to brew. You'll see a tea bag appear in the cup, and gradually darken as the tea steeps. When the tea is done the teacup will bounce and make a sound

Features:
  • All functionality available from the Dock menu.
  • Customize the beverage list and steeping times.
  • Customize the brew complete notification.
  • Also great for timing French press coffee and 2-minute noodles!
  • Full Cocoa source code available.

What's new in Cuppa

Version 1.8.5:
Bugfixes:
  • Improved timer reliability on Big Sur.
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samuel_h
samuel_h
May 19 2021
1.8.4
5.0
May 19 2021
5.0
Version: 1.8.4
good app to keep your tea delish very single day
Aargl
Aargl
Nov 20 2020
1.8.4
5.0
Nov 20 2020
5.0
Version: 1.8.4
I hadn't reviewed v1.8.3 but Nathan had added the option to auto-run your first favourite timer at launch! Now v1.8.4, it's nice to see this great little app ready for the next decade! :-)
Aargl
Aargl
Apr 1 2019
1.8.2
5.0
Apr 1 2019
5.0
Version: 1.8.2
I can't remember how many years I've been using this nice timer (may be 10?), but it's been every morning! :-) My only regret is that it doesn't have an option to launch the countdown when I fire the app — as I always drink the same tea in the morning... :-D I've suggested the idea to the dev many years ago. May be someday... :-)
Aargl
Aargl
Dec 9 2018
1.7.8
5.0
Dec 9 2018
5.0
Version: 1.7.8
MU> current version is 1.8.1
HansMueller4641
HansMueller4641
May 26 2018
1.7.8
5.0
May 26 2018
5.0
Version: 1.7.8
not updated for years but still works great
Aargl
Aargl
Feb 22 2017
1.7.8
5.0
Feb 22 2017
5.0
Version: 1.7.8
MU> current version is 1.7.9
Aargl
Aargl
Nov 6 2013
1.7.6
5.0
Nov 6 2013
5.0
Version: 1.7.6
Waow! Great responsiveness from the dev! Thanks! (wish it would be the same for high priced softwares... ;-))
RoyPDX
RoyPDX
Nov 3 2013
1.7.4
0.0
Nov 3 2013
0.0
Version: 1.7.4
Cuppa no longer seems to work with Snow Leopard. I reverted back to 1.7. No countdown and the elapsed time freezes to one second more than the chosen countdown. Also, no teabag shows in the Dock.
Lemming
Lemming
Nov 2 2013
1.7.4
5.0
Nov 2 2013
5.0
Version: 1.7.4
Simple, effective, and charming tea timer. Does what it does perfectly. So many other timers are overloaded with useless and unneeded features and tacky interfaces. Cuppa has a great icon and, by far, the best "brewing complete" alert/alarm sound of any tea timer out there.
Runty
Runty
Nov 9 2012
1.7
5.0
Nov 9 2012
5.0
Version: 1.7
I have just noticed that on cuppa 1.7, the preference "Notify via Growl" is grayed out. Using growl 2.0. I dont know when it started, as i havent enabled the option before. I wonder how I can enable it?
Runty
Runty
Oct 18 2012
1.7
5.0
Oct 18 2012
5.0
Version: 1.7
Still my preferred quick timer, very easy to use (right click on dock icon and select one of your preset times to countdown), or enter a custom time. Yeah!
Caslon
Caslon
Apr 6 2012
1.7
4.5
Apr 6 2012
4.5
Version: 1.7
Very nice. I don't use it for brewing tea, but I do use the countdown timer when I'm downstairs on the Mac and the sausage rolls in the oven upstairs need to be checked in 20 minutes.
anonymous-tapir-4715
anonymous-tapir-4715
Feb 12 2012
1.7
5.0
Feb 12 2012
5.0
Version: 1.7
Sweet, reliable, been using for years—you can make custom timers too. Thanks, dev!
Runty
Runty
Mar 20 2011
1.6.8
5.0
Mar 20 2011
5.0
Version: 1.6.8
Great app! I used to use KTeatime in linux, and Cuppa is the only app that does the same thing on the mac! The best app for quick countdowns! (you can define your own presets too!)
Markie205
Markie205
Nov 14 2010
1.6.8
5.0
Nov 14 2010
5.0
Version: 1.6.8
Cuppa is a great little niche app that does one thing well. I use it every day to ensure a perfectly brewed cup of tea. --
Jren57
Jren57
Oct 24 2009
1.6.4
0.0
Oct 24 2009
0.0
Version: 1.6.4
This so much better than Tea cooker for Linux.
Anon-Bud
Anon-Bud
Oct 24 2009
1.6.4
5.0
Oct 24 2009
5.0
Version: 1.6.4
Great little app--and it's FREE!
Aetnaria
Aetnaria
Aug 30 2009
1.5.6
5.0
Aug 30 2009
5.0
Version: 1.5.6
Cuppa still works on Snow Leopard (that is, it will quietly count down, beep as the timer approaches zero and pop up a dialog that brewing is done). But... 1) It now takes a ctrl-click to gain quick access to the timers. Holding down the cursor over the dock icon only pops up the new generic Quit/Hide/Options that all apps in the dock now have. Thanks a bunch for supplanting Cuppa's easy access, 10.6. 2) The dock timer no longer displays. It's just a bare image of a cup, regardless of whatever timer may or may not be set and counting down at that moment.
Pinkskittles
Pinkskittles
Feb 25 2009
1.5.6
4.0
Feb 25 2009
4.0
Version: 1.5.6
this is a great little app! i think you should make a loose leaf option as tea fanatics would most likely be into loose leaf than teabag. maybe one of those bodum teapots would be cool. i think i'll probably end up making an icon myself if i don't see it happen. great app though (but tea snobs who would've probably looked for this don't usually use bags).
Jimwg1
Jimwg1
Feb 3 2006
1.5
0.0
Feb 3 2006
0.0
Version: 1.5
Nice app, but (not looking a gift horse in the mouth) but how accurate is it? Don't different teas and even tea bags have different optimum brewing/steeping times? I seem to recall there are tea sites deep into this. Any way to make future versions of Cuppa adjustable according to tea and brand? A fun project and thanks. JimWG
Guest
Guest
Nov 20 2005
1.4.4
4.8
Nov 20 2005
4.8
Version: 1.4.4
Great, Indispensable app. Now does it work for boiled eggs too ?
Nicecaman
Nicecaman
Sep 9 2005
1.3
5.0
Sep 9 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3
A very nice and sweet app. Works like a charm. The only thing is that I need to move my computer closer to the kitchen or estimate and add the time it will take me to run and switch the app on :-) This might be why some fridges have a TLC screen in the door!
Dinhbg
Dinhbg
Sep 9 2005
1.3
4.3
Sep 9 2005
4.3
Version: 1.3
AHA! Version 1.3 comes through with FLYING colors! Thanks for incorporating so many of the user requests in terms of notification! One teeny enhancement request: is there a way for Cuppa to bring itself to the front of other apps when the timer ends? As it stands, the notification dialog pops up behind other windows if I'm working on something else. But thank you thank you thank you for all the progress you've made! : )
Guest
Guest
Aug 25 2005
1.2
4.8
Aug 25 2005
4.8
Version: 1.2
Nice app, but I must request a vital feature: "Tea Connoisseur Mode", in which the cup and the bag are replaced by a teapot and tea leaves, and phraseology changes accordingly. The dock icon could show tea brewing inside a glass teapot and a small progress bar or countdown.
Dinhbg
Dinhbg
Mar 12 2005
1.0.1
4.3
Mar 12 2005
4.3
Version: 1.0.1
Yeah, I'm in the "too easy to miss" camp, too. If the dock icon could display a countdown, and/or the cup could bounce continuously until I reset it, I'd be much less afraid of drinking tar.... ; ) Also, while I'm at it, it would be nice to be able to re-order the tea types in the prefs list. Sort 'em alphabetically, or just drag them to change the order--something like that. : )
Laust-rud+macupdate
Laust-rud+macupdate
Feb 13 2004
1.0.1
4.8
Feb 13 2004
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
It works perfectly on my 10.3.2 - a great addition to my dock :) Could be nice with a display of how long is left. Perhaps just put it as a hint or an inactive item in the menu.
Guest
Guest
Jan 31 2004
1.0.1
0.0
Jan 31 2004
0.0
Version: 1.0.1
Anyone know the trick to getting it to run on 10.3 (Panther)?
Guest
Guest
Jan 23 2004
1.0.1
4.8
Jan 23 2004
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
I cannot get this to run on 10.3. Has anybody else succeeded?
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2003
1.0.1
4.8
Nov 1 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
IT is Adorable and will come in handy with this the 1st day of winter in No Cal, however, I would like to see an additional feature added of options for the clanging and bouncing. I am ADHD and when I am hyper focused on a project I am sure I will miss it! It would be cool if there was on option to clang 1-3 times and an Option for the teacup to Transparently Jump and cover the whole screen and then Jump right back down into the cup with the pouring action--like when you close pages in OSX. what do you guys and gals think??
Guest
Guest
Oct 28 2003
1.0.1
4.8
Oct 28 2003
4.8
Version: 1.0.1
I use this constantly. Easy and pleasing application, very useful for anyone who regularly drinks tea.
Djdarlek
Djdarlek
May 21 2003
1.0.1
4.5
May 21 2003
4.5
Version: 1.0.1
well i'm hooked! as a bit of a cane head, tea is as important as my mac to me.. howevre, i'm getting more and more forgetfull and i'm far too lazy to hang around the tea while it steeps, so this application is a must! Great idea!
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