#### Purpose of DeciTime

This application is only fun, although there are some benefits from calculating time with the decimal system instead of the 24/60/60 system we are all used to.

#### Background

One day consists of 24 hours of 60 minutes, each of 60 seconds. This calculates to 86.400 seconds a day.

Why not count this way: One day is **10 decimal hours** with **100 decimal minutes**, each of **100 decimal seconds**. This would sum up to **100.000 decimal seconds a day**. So 1 decimal second equals exactly 0.864 second and the decimal time will tick a little bit quicker than the normal time.

To name these decimal things Sergey Zaytsev proposed to call it **Dours**, **Dinutes** and **Deconds**, and so do I with his kind permission.

(See "serg.us/dime" for his implementation of a decimal clock).

#### Download

**DeciTime** is available as an installation package: DeciTime.dmg.zip (about 266 KB)

It requires **Mac OS X 10.4 or later**

Since version 1.0.1 it also runs on **Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)!**

#### Usage of DeciTime

Well, nothing complicated to be described! Open the preferences panel from the DeciTime menu, from the dock menu or the context menu of the on-screen clock. There you will find all secrets:

Have fun with this application and send me any suggestions, bug reports and critics to decitime@tinbert.com.

**Sincerely, Robert**