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Islamic Diary 4

The third version of Islamic Diary is available for you to download. This version of the program has a hidiya of $10 US. You can try the program for FREE. If you like it and decide to keep then you can send me a check. Make all checks payable to "Imran Hussain" and send it to my home address. This is a full version of the program and will not expire. Therefore, I trust you to pay me.

New Features in Version 4.0:

Custom Schedule Islamic Diary 4.0 can do a lot more than just playing Azaan at the specified time. Now you can create a custom schedule to suit your need. The schedule can be tuned not only for different times in a day but also for different Islamic dates. For example, if you wish to play a Naa't 20 minutes after the Zohar prayer only during the month of Ramadan, you can do that.
Internet Support Islamic Diary 4.0 can now play more than just a wave files. Now you can play Real Audio file, Video files or can even run an external program. The most important format is Real Audio. These real audio files can either be on your machine or out on the Internet. In order to use files over the net, it is recommended that you have a permanent connection for example a cable modem rather than a dial-up connection.
Daylight Savings Islamic Diary 4.0 now automatically updates the Daylight savings information. It read this information now from the settings specified by the operating system.


Other Features:

New and improved user interface Islamic Diary 4.0 is designed from ground up. It is based on Windows 95/NT and therefore, uses lots of features that come along with the operating system. Navigation is much easier and faster and all the modules are tightly integerated with each other. 
Hijri Calendar Islamic Diary 4.0 displays a perpetual calendar for both Hijri and Gregorian dates. You have the option of making either date as the primary date and view the other as a secondary. Both calendar have their own list of event that can be modified by the user. 
Salaat Timings Salaat timings for more than 100 location around the world are calculated dynamically. Besides viewing and printing, you can also export the data to a text file and then use it in a spread sheet or word processor. 
Azaan Recitation Recitation of Azaan at its appropriate time. Currently more than 100 cities all over the world are included. Unlimited number of locations can be added provided you know the longitude, latitude and the time zone.
Qibla Direction Qibla direction with respect to the current location is also calculated and displayed in a graphical way. 
Events Customized events, both Hijri and Gregorian, gets printed along with the calendar. These events can be update by the user.
Wallpaper Beautiful images are included that you can put on the Windows wallpaper. Keep checking this web page for more images in the future. 
ToDo List To Do List is a new feature introduced in version 4.0. Now you can keep track of you tasks according to Hijri dates. The program will automatically notify you when a task is due or if it gets late. Moreover you can associate different priority levels to these tasks.
Contacts Included is a contact list where you can store important phone numbers and addresses. Birthdays and anniversaries can be recorded according to the Hijri calendar.


Instructions for downloading:
You can download the full version in two way:
  • One executable file. This file is about 5.2 MB and can take long on a slow modem.
  • Or you can download in 5 steps. Download one diskette at a time.

It is very easy to install if you choose the first method. Download the file into some temp directory on your hard drive and then double click nbdisks.exe to extract the file. Once the files are extracted, run setup.

However, if you decide to download the disk images, download all the files in temporary directory and then from a DOS prompt run the executible files. Run one file at a time and copy the contents of the file onto a floppy disk for further use, and then use those diskettes to install the program.

One file:
Click here
Disk Images



Starting from version 4.0, you can play not only wav files but also Real Audio. You must have Real Audio player installed on your machine. You may optionally download the following files to play with islamic diary.
Important: You must click the right mouse button and select "Save Link As" or "Save Target As" to save these files on your hard drive.
Qur'anic Surah: Surah Yaseen (~ 1 MB) Surah Rahman (~ 3 MB) Surah Al-Qaariya (~ 124 KB) Surah At-Takasur (~ 98 KB) Surah Al-Asr (~ 52 KB) Surah Al-Humaza (~ 106 KB) Surah Feel (~80 KB) Surah Quresh (~ 66 KB) Surah Al-Ma'oon (~ 90 KB) Surah Al-Kao'thir (~ 42 KB) Surah Al-Kafiroon (~ 76 KB) Surah An-Nasr (~ 64 KB Surah Lahab (~ 70 KB) Surah Al-Iklaas (~ 44 KB) Surah Al-Falaq (~ 74 KB) Surah An-Naas (~ 82 KB)

Naat: Har Waqt Tasawur Mein (~ 1.02 MB) Salaam Aaya (~ 465 KB) Wo Nabiyo mein rahmat (~ 544 KB) Na kahen say door hai (~ 770 KB)



Here is a list of common problems that users have faced.

  1. Azaan plays 1 hours before or after the scheduled time. You need to turn the Daylight savings off or on.
  2. Islamic Diary cannot find INDUS32.DLL


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