Comparison of time-tracking software

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This is a comparison of notable time-tracking software packages and web hosted services.

Name Platform Features Integration Data-storage Licensing Reference
10,000ft Web-based Resource planning and forecasting, Project management, Time-tracking, In & out board, Real-time project status, Business analytics, Budget plan. Integrates with Quickbooks and enables export of data to CSV for use in other tools. Web-based, hosted. Subscription-based
24SevenOffice Web-based Complete ERP/CRM with timesheet module. Integrated with accounting, invoice, project and CRM modules. Hosted. Export to XML, Microsoft Excel etc. Subscription-based
AceProject Web-based The timesheet module lets you enter hours worked on a project or a task. Following an approval request, a project manager can approve or reject the submitted hours. Finally, time reports can be generated in order to track worked hours. Export to CSV or Microsoft Excel. Import from CSV. SaaS - Microsoft SQL Server Subscription- and license-based
Attainr Web-based A personal time tracker. Created to help people improve their self-discipline and become more productive. Web-based, hosted. Free and subscription-based
BillQuick Desktop, Web-based Microsoft Windows, Mobile (iOS, Android) BillQuick delivers time tracking, project management and billing while supporting professionals working from a PC on a network and via web. BillQuick allows users to exchange data via email, hand-held computers and cell phones from the field. Integrates with accounting packages such as Intuit's QuickBooks, Sage Peachtree & MYOB Australia. Also integrates with MS Outlook. MS Access, MS SQL License- and subscription-based
Ceiton Web-based Time-tracking and reporting, timesheets, invoicing. Full project support, integrated with workflow and long-term shift planning. Supports mobile devices. Export to SAP, Microsoft Excel, CSV and pdf. Web-based, MS SQL, Oracle. License
Chrometa Microsoft Windows Fully automatic time-tracking software that captures all your PC-based time. Records time spent within all applications, documents, emails, and web pages without data entry. Also records time while you're away and prompts you to add a note. No user input required. Export to Microsoft Excel Subscription-based
Clarizen Web-based - Offered as SaaS Collaborative project execution software. Clarizen’s Time Tracking features include cost and billing rates, timesheets, billing approvals process and time-tracking reports. Integrate with Salesforce, Google docs, Microsoft Outlook. Mobile- iPhone/Android app Export and import projects to and from Microsoft Excel Subscription-based
Web Timesheet
Web-based - Offered as SaaS, Desktop App, Mobile App (Android and iPhone) Online time and expense tracking for billing, payroll and cost accounting. Features project estimation, resource planning, timesheet approvals, web services, PTO / Time-off accruals, customizable reports and automated incomplete timesheet alerts.[1] Integrates with all major billing and accounting software, including QuickBooks Hosted. Exports to XML, Microsoft Excel, CSV, PDF Subscription-based
DeskTime Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Time-tracking and productivity software for freelancers and businesses. Features automatic time tracking via desktop client, timesheet generation, productivity analysis and email reports. iPhone, Android Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel Subscription-based
dotproject Web-based (any operating system, PHP) Multilingual downloads available GPL
Eylean Board Microsoft Windows, Desktop, Desktop-based Allows for time tracking capabilities within a project management software. Predefined and custom time tracking reports available. Integrates with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Outlook. Server, Microsoft Excel. License- and subscription-based
Fanurio Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix, Java Invoicing, time tracking, billing Address Book HSQLDB Subscription-based
FreshBooks Web-based Invoicing, time tracking, payments, estimates, expenses, staff and client management, accounting, personalized branding iPhone, Basecamp, MailChimp, ZenDesk, LinkedIn, automated snail mail Hosted. Export to various formats Subscription-based
Ganttic Web-based Resource allocation and planning tool using interactive Gantt chart. Google apps. Hosted. Export to CSV, Microsoft Excel etc. Subscription-based
Grindstone Microsoft Windows Stopwatch, AFK detection, search tasks, profiles, custom fields, breakdowns, timesheets, invoices. After installation a portable version can be generated, too. Export to Microsoft Excel, PDF XML CC BY-ND 3.0 US
Group-Office Web-based Time tracking and time-based reporting, timesheets, project budgeting, invoicing, expenses, CRM, groupware Built as module for open-source platform Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel, CSV Subscription- or license-based
Harvest Web-based Time tracking and reporting, timesheets, invoicing, expenses, project budgeting iPhone, Android, Mac, Google Apps, Quickbooks, Xero, Basecamp, Trello, Asana Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel, CSV, Google Docs Subscription-based
Journyx Web-based - Offered as SaaS, Local Server Install, Mobile (iOS and Android) Web-based and mobile enterprise project, time and expense tracking, robust data validation, multi-level workflow approvals, resource planning and allocation, project costing, billing and payroll automation, open API for integrations and flexible financial reporting for all of the information tracked in the system. Standard import/export to CSV, open API, Excel add-on for direct access to the database, bi-directional integrations for Microsoft Project, QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics GP and other ERP/Accounting software. Hosted by Journyx or on local server (any SQL compliant database) Subscription- and license-based
LiquidPlanner Web-based Customizable activity codes, reviews, estimate trend charts, date drift trend charts, custom filtering, programming API, and export to XML, CSV, or to Quickbooks. Fully integrated with the LiquidPlanner Project Management environment. Time tracking integrated with LiquidPlanner Analytics. Export to Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks, or in CSV format. Proprietary
Mavenlink Web-based Online project management, task collaboration, Gantt charts, file sharing, time tracking, timesheets, budget and expense tracking and invoicing. Budget tracking management for accounts receivable, invoicing, work-in-progress are all tied to time tracking. Google Apps, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office 2013, PayPal,, JIRA, Fogbugz, Zendesk Export to Microsoft Excel, Quickbooks, or in CSV format. Subscription and Open source
MetaCommunications Web-based, Microsoft Window, Mac OS X Employee and project time tracking, scheduling, expense tracking, on-demand reports and invoices, share information with accounting systems. MYOB, Quickbooks, PeachTree, Great Plains, other accounting systems Subscription- or license-based
Replicon Web-based - Offered as SaaS Provides employee time tracking, project time tracking, expense tracking and scheduling. Includes text reports with custom columns, graphical reports, email reminders, multiple approval paths, time off calendar. Quickbooks, Microsoft Project, ADP, Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, JDEdwards, Ceridian, WSDL/XML API, Mobile - iPhone/Android available Hosted. Export to XML, Microsoft Excel, CSV, PDF Subscription-based
Sapience Web-based offered as SaaS, Desktop, Microsoft Windows, Ubuntu, Mobile (BlackBerry, Android) Provides employee work time tracking, activity tracking, and self-improvement features. Includes graphical reports, email reminders, top 20% & last 20% employee by work time, weekly/monthly/quarterly activity trends. SAP, PeopleSoft, Google Calendar, Android, Blackberry available Hosted. Export to XML, Microsoft Excel, CSV, PDF Subscription-based
Severa Web-based - Offered as SaaS Includes highly intuitive GUI for easily managing time tracking, scheduling and resource management. Also offers Project Management, Resource Planning, Customer relations in the same application. Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel. Subscription-based
Talygen[2] Web-based, crossplatform Time tracker with complete project management, human resource management, and expense tracker[3] Subscription-based
Teamwork Web-based crossplatform (any operating system, Java language) Complete web-based project management software with timesheet module, ASP available MS Project, open source Java API Any SQL compliant Database Subscription-based
Tick Web-based Employee time tracking, instant budget feedback, reporting and invoice integrations. Edit time directly in Basecamp. Includes mobile apps, web app, chrome extension, REST API and more. iPhone, Android, Apple Watch, Mac, Chrome Extension, Zapier, Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Basecamp Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel, CSV, Google Docs FreshBooks, Basecamp and QuickBooks Subscription-based
TimePanther Web-based TimeTracking application aimed at freelancers and easy usage. Supports time breakdowns and analytics. Export to CSV. Web-based, hosted. Subscription-based
TimeTac Web-based Employee and project time-tracking software with an integrated leave management approval system. Smartphone apps, NFC and central terminal solutions are available. Export to CSV, XLS and PDF, and via API. Custom integration solutions offered on-demand. Web-based, hosted. Subscription-based
TimeTiger Web-based service or installable on Windows Team and enterprise time tracking, project tracking, reporting and analysis. Bi-directional sync with MS Project, export to Excel and QuickBooks, integration SDK MS Access, MySQL Subscription- and license-based
Toggl Web-based - Offered as SaaS, Desktop App, Mobile App (Android and iPhone) Toggl allows users to track the time spent on various projects and analyze productivity. It’s cloud-based and can be up and running from scratch in less than a minute. You can use Toggl on the web, as a desktop widget or on your mobile – all your data gets synced in real time. Export to Excel, FreshBooks, and Base Camp integration SDK Web-based, hosted. Free and subscription-based
Tracker Groupware, requires Lotus Notes Includes a Web enabled time reporting module, with automated approval routing and messaging. Other Tracker Suite modules, Microsoft Project Microsoft SQL License-based
TrackerOffice Groupware, requires Microsoft Outlook Includes a time reporting module, with automated approval routing and messaging. Other TrackerOffice modules, Microsoft Project Microsoft SQL License-based
TrackerSuite.Net Web-based Includes a time reporting module, with automated approval routing and messaging. Other TrackerSuite.Net modules, Microsoft Project Microsoft SQL Subscription- or license-based
TSheets Web-based with iPhone and Android apps Provides employee time tracking, labor management, reports and payroll integration. Includes mobile apps, web app, weekly and punch timesheets, customizable management and reporting tools, employee scheduling, invoicing, REST API and more. Integrates with QuickBooks Desktop versions and QuickBooks Online Plus, ZenPayroll, Zendesk, and many other payroll providers. Hosted. Export reports in CSV, PDF and others. Subscription-based
Visual TimeAnalyzer Microsoft Windows Fully automatic time-tracking software that captures all your PC-based activities. Records time spent within all applications, documents, emails, and web pages without data entry. Includes customizable graphical reports. No user input required. Export to CSV, HTML Shareware ($39 after 30 day trial)[4]
web2project Web-based Project management system that includes time and task-tracking. It also supports task dependencies, a document repository, and optional components for Timecards, Risk Management, and importing from Microsoft Project. Hosted. Exports to PDF GPL
Wrike Web-based Project Management & Collaboration solution. Integrated with email. Hosted. Export to Microsoft Excel. Subscription-based
Xpert-Timer Mobile (Android) or Desktop (Microsoft Windows) Native Project time-tracking software that includes a To-Do list, a document management, client management and invoicing module in the PRO Version. The Windows version includes a timebar that floats on the Windows desktop that allows users to keep an eye on the time spent on a project. Multiple reports are included. Bi-directional sync with Android XT MOBILE version, export to Excel and CSV. Full access to database. MS Access, MySQL, Microsoft SQL (also Express) License-based

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  1. ^ "ClickTime Features". 
  2. ^ "Talygen Review – Automate & Enforce Business Management Processes". 
  3. ^ "Top ten tools for small biz at CES 2014". PC Magazine. 
  4. ^ "TimeAnalyzer Manual" (PDF).