Handy Windows 11 clock hider
Win11ClockToggler is a free and open-source desktop utility that allows you to hide the date/time taskbar in Windows 11 computers. This way you can make screen recordings and tutorials without distracting the attention of your viewers. It is a lightweight and fast solution from indie developerJosé M. Alarcón.
This program gives you options to show or hide either your full notification area or the clock from the taskbar depending on your current preference. Win11ClockToggler serves as an instant fix for the minor inconvenience that the Windows 11 update brought.
Easy launching and wide range of customization
Win11ClockToggler presents no graphical user interface. It is an unobtrusive suite that stays on your system tray quietly and activates by simply double-clicking its icon. As you click the program, the entire notification area will be hidden from your sight immediately. If you need to restore it, just simply restart. Even with no GUI display, more of its functions are accessible through the Command Prompt.
Just add multiple keywords or letters at the end of each command in order to trigger the appearance of specific instructions. Moreover, this also permits you to toggle the notification area as well as the date and clock function specifically. However, some of these extra features are unreliable and perform poorly when initiated. For instance, enabling the additional functions causes the tool to be buggy at times.
Furthermore, even if you only disabled the Windows clock function, you will be restricted to engage with the whole system tray itself, which brings inconvenience to your user experience. Keep in mind also that getting the notification tray out of your sight isn’t working oft-times. Lastly, the taskbar can reappear whenever a notification is received so, you will need to tweak the Focus Assist setting first.
Hide the taskbar or clock whenever you wish
Regardless of many shortcomings, Win11ClockToggler is a practical companion, especially for Windows 11 operating system that doesn’t authorize you to hide the system tray or clock elements. Even though it requires a little work to customize and utilize other functions, it's nonetheless inconspicuous so it won’t bother you while working on other tasks. This special software addresses the missing Windows 11 feature and helps you improve your focus and productivity.