Best Employee Time Tracking Apps Toggl vs TrackingTime PRO vs Timely ... and 7 more

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We have all heard the expression that, "time is money", so why are you still wasting valuable time keeping track of employees? Well the good news, now you no longer have to as we have hand-picked the best employee time tracking apps available for you to start using today and start saving time. Which of course, in turn, will save you and your business money.

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After all, don't you want to become a more efficient and productive business, all while making sure to gain more time in your day to focus on what matters the most to you - the livelihood of your business? Well with one of the 10 listed below employee time tracking apps, now you can.

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Here are the 10 best employee time tracking apps to make tracking your employees work hours easier for you:

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Method 1: Toggl

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If you are looking for the leading timesheet app for tracking work hours, then look no further than the Toggle time tracking app. Use the timer to log task times and get reports based on the time usage. All the time logs are synced to the cloud and you can track time also in the web version, desktop app and with a Chrome extension - all your data is safely under one account.

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    1. A single click/tap is all you need to track your hours and learn where you actually spend your time.
    2. Project Dashboards lets you keep track of your progress and estimate project timelines.
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    1. Free Plan works for teams of up to 5 people/employees.
    2. Simple and easy to install, learn, and use the app.
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    Cons
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    1. Requires expensive subscriptions that can make it rather pricey.
    2. Missing built-in QuickBooks integration.
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    Cost/Fees
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    1. App is free to download but requires an account to use.
    2. Subscription service required for more than 5 people/employees. Plans include Starter, Premium, and Enterprise.
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    1. Toggl can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about plan features and pricing visit TOGGL.
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Method 2: TrackingTime PRO

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TrackingTime Pro is a time tracking app that helps companies manage their projects, track working times and measure productivity in an efficient manner. The app combines time tracking and project management in an easy to use tool to help you increase your productivity while improving your time management skills anywhere you go.

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    1. Organize your projects by setting priorities and deadlines.
    2. Keep track of your working times right from your to-do list with just one click.
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    1. Free to use on teams of up to 3 people/employees.
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    1. App on Linux installs as a Chrome app, so Chrome has to be installed on the machine to properly run.
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    1. App is free to download and includes 30-day free trial but requires an account to use. Can continue using free-trial with 3 or fewer people/employees.
    2. Subscription service required for more than 3 users/employees. Plans include PRO and By the Hour.
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    1. TrackingTime PRO can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about plan features and pricing visit TrackingTime PRO.
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Method 3: Timely

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Would you like to never have to think about what you have worked on again? Then the Timely app is what you need as it is a completely automatic time tracking app. Not only that, but it is a simple and beautiful way to keep track of how much time you spend on tasks and projects. Also, you can plan ahead and then log how much you spent working.

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    1. Use Custom Actions on notifications to quickly pause a timer or complete a task.
    2. Memory lets you see everything you've done in the day completely automatically.
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    1. Very easy to use and navigate user-interface.
    2. Reports are easy to read and show plenty of valuable and useful information.
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    1. Only a 14-day trial. Need to set up a plan that suits your business before 14-day trial ends to continue using the app.
    2. Inability for clients to cancel appointments online.
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    1. App is free to download and use for 14-days but requires an account to use.
    2. Subscription service required to continue using the app after 14-days. Choose from the Essential, Company or Enterprise subscription.
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    1. Timely can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about plan features and pricing visit Timely.
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Method 4: TimeCamp

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Use the TimeCamp mobile app to create new tasks, log your time and generate important reports on the go. With just one tap, you can start the timer and track time to your existing projects or create new ones wherever you are. Not only that, but you can also make important notes to tasks that mind come in hand for your next meeting and even fill in your timesheet manually.

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    1. Tap to start or stop tracking time from every place on earth.
    2. Easily make notes on every time entry you are working on.
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    1. Ability to track a lot of different projects and tasks using the free version.
    2. Easy to use for both managers and for employees.
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    1. Can become a costly app as subscription service is user-based.
    2. Making time/project corrections can take a few tries to get the right entry adjusted.
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    1. App is free to download and use for one person but requires an account to use the mobile app. 30-day free trial available for multiple users.
    2. Subscription service required for having more than one user. User plans include Basic and Pro.
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    1. TimeCamp can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about plan features and pricing visit TimeCamp.
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Method 5: ClickTime

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If you're looking to track your time, expenses, and receipts easily, then you might want to check out using the ClickTime app. With the ClickTime Mobile app, you can log all your time, correctly allocating it to your projects and tasks. And, whether you are out to lunch, completely offline or traveling from coast-to-coast, you can capture all your expenses.

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    1. Capture your time against your clients, projects, and tasks while on the go.
    2. Managers and administrators can review and approve or reject submitted timesheets.
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    1. Simple to navigate an easy to use user-interface.
    2. Reporting functions are numerous and also easy to use.
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    1. Can become costly as the monthly price is user-based.
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    1. App is free to download and includes 30-day free trial but requires an account to use the app.
    2. Subscription service required is user-based. Plans include Basic, Corporate, and Enterprise
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    1. ClickTime can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about plan features and pricing visit ClickTime.
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Method 6: Hours

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Looking for a time tracking app that is simple to use and best to help eliminate chances of errors? Then check out the Hours Time Tracking app today, as it makes it possible to track your hours quickly and easily. With a visual timeline, smart reminders, detailed reporting, and an interface crafted by and Apple Design Award winning team, Hours turns a tedious process into - dare we say - an enjoyable one. Hours is the time tracker app you will actually use.

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    1. Set smart reminders to nag you at just the right times to start and stop your timers.
    2. Quickly see on a calendar view which days you tracked time and which days you forgot
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    1. Completely free to use application.
    2. Professional, clean, and sleek user interface design.
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    1. Nothing negative to say about this app at this current time.
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    1. App is free to download. Hours Pro subscription service available which provides additional reporting options at a cost of $7.99 USD per month.
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    1. Hours can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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    For more information about features visit Hours.
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Method 7: HoursTracker

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If you're looking for a professional, yet user-friendly manner to keep track of your expenses and time worked, then consider checking out the HoursTracker app. Simply clock in and out inside the app when needed and it will record it. The app will also calculate your total time worked, what you earnings would be, and even over time earnings if they apply.

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    1. Record time using timers, complete with support for Breaks and Pauses, including automatic breaks.
    2. Manually enter time entries with minimal effort thanks to smart, adaptive defaults.
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    1. Just like Hours, the app is completely free to use with no subscription service required.
    2. The app features a number of user-friendly tools
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    1. Have to continuously erase entries after 21 days to continue using the app's "Free Edition".
    2. In-app purchases can get a bit pricey.
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    1. App is free to download.
    2. "Free Edition" stores up to 3 jobs and 21 days of entries. For unlimited entries, upgrade to the "Personal" (up to 5 jobs) or "Pro" (unlimited jobs) edition.
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    1. HoursTracker can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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Method 8: Hubstaff

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Are you tired of wasting frustrating hours on manual time keeping or using Excel spreadsheets to try and get the job done? Then start using the Hubstaff app today to stop the need for having to use multiple apps and office documents that are held together by duct tape and error-prone processes. With Hubstaff, start tracking time and paying your workforce automatically and save hours a week (and your sanity!).

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    1. Time Tracker: Accurately track time across clients/organizations, projects, and even tasks for each individual employee.
    2. Automatic Payroll features make it effortless to pay your team/employees.
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    1. Track the working hours of any employee who is working remotely from home or on the job site.
    2. Daily notification emails that are sent with information that includes time worked, and level of activity.
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    1. Free service is only available for 1 user. Subscription service required for more than 1 user/employee.
    2. UI is a bit outdated and could use some improvements.
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    1. App is free to download and includes 14-day free trial but requires an account to use the mobile app.
    2. Subscription service varies depending on how many employees. Plans include Basic and Premium
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    1. Hubstaff can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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Method 9: TSheets

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Looking for a time tracking app that can provide you and your employees the ability to clock in and out from the job site all from the device in their pocket? Then check out TSheets, the cloud-based time tracking and scheduling app that makes payroll and invoicing faster by replacing paper timesheets. And, with a "Who's Working" feature, it is simple and easy to see where your employees are located and who's working on what in real time.

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    1. In-app scheduling lets employees easily clock in and out of assigned jobs or shifts.
    2. Push, text & email alerts that are triggered if employees don't clock in as scheduled, or approach over time limits.
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    1. Employees have access to the information they need, no matter where they are.
    2. Scheduling is easy for groups of people who are working together in teams or even for single employees who are on different job sites.
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    1. There is a learning curve to getting used to using all the functions in the app.
    2. Cost is based on per user, regardless of whether they are part-time or full-time (which can make it costly).
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    1. App is free to download and includes 14-day trial but requires an account to use the mobile app.
    2. Subscription service is user-based and is required with 2 or more users.
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    1. TSheets can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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Method 10: Tick

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If you are looking for a time tracking app to ensure that you get the right help to hit budgets, then check out the beautifully simple and friendly time tracking app, Tick. After all, with thousands of people already using Tick, are you ready to join them? This application also integrates seamlessly with your free or paid tickspot.com account, allowing you to log new time entries and check on the status of existing projects.

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    1. Track your time, hit your budget, and increase your business' profitability.
    2. Instant budget feedback after each time entry.
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    1. Tick connects over 750 different web apps which include web apps like Asana, Basecamp, Freshbooks, QuickBooks, and more.
    2. No contracts, unlimited people, cancel anytime.
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    1. Projects can only be recurring on the 30 projects monthly plan and higher.
    2. The Tick administrator is the only one who can add new projects into Tick
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    1. App is free to download and includes a 30-day free trial but requires an account to use the mobile app.
    2. Subscription service required for more than 1 project. Monthly plans include 1 project (free), 10 projects, 30 projects, 60 projects, and unlimited.
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    1. Tick can be downloaded from the Google Play Store for Android devices and from the iTunes App Store for iOS devices.
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