Fliqlo for Windows

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.5.1
  • 3.9
  • (639)
  • Security Status

Softonic review

Chantelle van Heerden
Chantelle van HeerdenUpdated a year ago

Minimalist and customizable clock screensaver

Fliqlo is an elegant personalization software developed by an independent web/UI designer, Yuji Adachi. It is a clock screensaver that allows you to turn the screen of your desktop or laptop into a flip clock. However, its capabilities are more than that of a screensaver. It provides accurate time, switchable between 12-hour or 24-hour clock format. The app is available on Windows and Mac, but the latter offers more customizable features, such as screen orientation options, brightness control, option to show or hide the background, and viewing the clock on a primary or multiple displays.  

Installing Fliqlo on your computer

Fliqlo is easy to download. First, you need to choose the download button for the platform version of your device. Usually, a window containing your downloaded file will automatically appear, but, if not,  you can manually search for it. Once found, you must unarchive the software package, and double-click “Fliqlo.saver” file

You may receive an alert that will warn you about “unidentified developers,” depending on your Gatekeeper settings. In this case, you can either temporarily change your settings, or you can opt to manually copy the .saver file to your library. From the System Preferences, you will be redirected to the Screensaver control panel. You have to find and select the Fliqlo screen saver, then click 'Install.' The screensaver is now enabled on your desktop, if you want to customize it, you can easily select Screen Saver Options.

Some drawback and technical issue

Before you could use this personalization app, it requires you to install an Adobe Flash Player plug-in. Without this, the clock screensaver could hardly work. Moreover, Fliqlo is limited to a single color palette—black and white—which might not match all your needs or style preferences.

Another thing to take into consideration when you are weighing options to download this tool or not is that some users could notice unusual happenings with their CPU activity, specifically for Mac. When you observe and investigate your iStat Menu's history, you will notice a strange up and down spikes of CPU usage every minute while the screensaver is in use.

Ideal for office workers

Fliqlo is one of the clock-themed screensavers that is recommended for you to try. It is an efficient and highly customizable tool that provides accurate time. It contains some drawbacks and technical issues, but, nevertheless, this is an ideal screensaver, especially for office workers.


  • You can see the time without having to take your screensaver down
  • It is minimalist and simple
  • The program takes less than a minute to install
  • Highly customizable


  • There are no options to customize the clock style
  • Single color black and white design palette
  • When in use, some unusual CPU activity occurs

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Fliqlo for PC

  • Free
  • In English
  • V 1.5.1
  • 3.9
  • (639)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Fliqlo

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    What can be most usefull thing a currently not used computer provides?.
    This is in my oppinion the most usefull function of an office PC while n More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Does NOT work with OSX 10.9 Mavericks.
    Loved it, but no longer works with OSX 10.9 Mavericks. :-( Pros: Was great to see time from anywhere in  More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Great, just cannot save the 24 hr format..
    Great clock screen saver. Just wish the settings would save. I try and select the 24 hour format, a More


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