Cuppa
Cuppa
1.8.5
4.8
0.0
Cuppa free download for Mac

Cuppa

Version 1.8.5

Cute application that times your tea brewing.

Cuppa overview

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 version 1.8.5

Updated on Sep 23 2021

Version 1.8.5:
Bugfixes:
  • Improved timer reliability on Big Sur.

Information

License

Free

Size

3.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.nathanatos.com

Downloads

14148

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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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
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