Time is the most valuable resource you have. Tracking how you spend your time, both work and personal, can improve your productivity as it allows for accountability, helping you to find out which activities or events consumed most of your time. There are several time tracking apps available with countless features. However, the question is: which one is the best for you? In this article, we have tried to do a comparison between a few, to enable you to choose the right one for you.
Relevance and USP: Track time, tasks, organize your information and communicate.
TimeCaptis allows you to record time spent on different activities, add, assign, prioritize, task progress and leave Note on a task. You can add and manage to-dos, events and memo and can also manage all of your clients and contacts from one place. Through its API, you can also integrate TimeCaptis with apps, including G-Suite and Office 365, ensuring the interoperability of data including calendar events and contacts. Moreover, you can also download and use customizable reports and use the same for accounting purpose. The web app synchronizes with other TimeCaptis apps on different platforms, making it a good option to input and manage information on the go. Sign-up today.
Relevance and USP: Track time and streamline your payroll process.
TSheets allows you to track, manage and report time. It helps you in planning work schedules, generating payroll reports by exporting data, billing and monitoring employees. Jobs/tasks can be manually clocked in on personal time cards of employees along with reviewing and approving hours for payroll. There is an audit log for each and every action. Employees can check their schedule – whenever and wherever they work.
Relevance and USP: Track time, reminders, export reports, manage tasks, projects and team.
Toggl makes time tracking easy and offers a handy overview of the time spent on various tasks. Details of all the time entries for tasks and their progress can be tracked through the dashboard. Other features include adding and managing projects by dividing them into sub-projects and organizing the projects through color-coding. You can manage clients or teams and generate reports to understand your daily activities, to check your time usage, who is working on what, and how many hours your team spends on different projects and clients.
Relevance and USP: Track time and generate and share revenue and cost reports.
TimeCamp is useful for teams. It enables different team members to note down tasks and prioritize them and enables the project managers to collaborate, track billable work hours and monitor project status. Summary and details of all the time entries can be viewed or exported in PDF and Excel along with the option for sharing the report online. Various people based reports such as attendance, people by tasks, people by days can be viewed. Revenue and costs reports can be generated to manage various projects according to their corresponding budgets.
Relevance and USP: Manage time, tasks and reminders.
TimeTune is a daily task reminder, activity manager and schedule manager. With TimeTine you can keep track of repetitive or routine tasks/activities. Reminders allow you to schedule activities. You can customize your Reminders with different notifications. The Statistics feature allows you to analyze and improve your time management to ensure you accomplish all of the tasks in your schedule.
Relevance and USP: Track time, manage tasks, tag time entries to group tasks, generate reports.
TimeLog allows you to manage time, projects, employees, invoices, customers etc. Different tasks, expenses, travels can be managed through this application. Multiple kinds of reports such as personal, analysis, production, accounting reports can be generated along with managing projects, employees,invoices, customers etc.
Relevance and USP: Collaborative project and document management.
Evernote makes it easy for you to put and manage your team’s tasks/projects all in one place for better collaboration. You can capture notes and goals, set reminders, track deadline and view the progress of your project. You can save any type of content in a central location and make it accessible for your team members by providing appropriate permission.
Relevance and USP: Time reporting.
Tick allows you to track time against a budget. Managing projects and their tasks, along with setting up budgets for those tasks and generating custom reports are some of its key features.
Relevance and USP: Manage To-do and tasks.
Todoist allows you to keep all your to-dos in one place. With this app you can manage various projects. Projects under personal, shopping, work etc can be arranged along with scheduling, setting up priorities and reminders.
Relevance and USP: Manage and share tasks and to-dos.
Wunderlist allows you to manage and share your tasks for collaboration, be it professional, like managing a project, or private, related to planning a trip, sharing a shopping list and so on. You can print your to-dos. Tasks can be managed and organized into folders. Also, you can assign to-do, insert more items, filter tasks, and set due dates and reminders.
A quick comparison of the apps
Choosing the best time tracking app does not need to be complicated. This article is meant to give you an understanding of some of the time tracking apps that are available and how they differ in terms of features. While we have compared what each of these apps offer, all the apps on this list are meant for different needs. So, before you start tracking time, ensure that you have outlined your goals and needs and pick the one that best fits you and/or your team/organization’s existing workflow. We hope this article will help you choose wisely and, if you find it useful, please share it with your friends and teammates.