Timekeeping Software: Best List

To find the best timekeeping software and systems for your large or small business needs, you have to look at your specific company requirements and compare them with the features that the system provides.

Basically, a timekeeper software reports employee working hours via a web-based / online timekeeping solution tools.

Nowadays, many apps and software vendors deliver so simple and easy to use project, payroll and employee timekeeping solutions that let you track all of the time you need in an effortless way.

Main features for easy timekeeping solutions are: automated timekeeping and tracking, payroll preparation, billing, scheduling and timesheets, effortless integration (ex. with platforms like QuickBooks), overtime settings, taking screenshots, and etc.

Timekeeping Software & Systems. Some of the Best Solutions.

Here you will find a list of some of the top and easy to use timekeeping software. Some of them are simple systems that focus mainly on keeping and tracking time and others are all-in-one business solutions that also include project management, task management, and team collaboration.

Hubstaff

Hubstaff Timekeeping Software PrintScreen

  • When it comes to accurate timekeeping software, Hubstaff is one of the best web-based solutions in this area.
  • This software easily tracks time, takes screenshots, monitors websites and activity levels, tracks URL addresses and provides automatically payments to your employees.
  • The system runs as an app on the desktop making timekeeping and tracking an easy process. Once the time is tracked you can invoice clients, pay employees, see in-depth reporting and much more.
  • Web-based tool compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux systems
  • Time Tracking – Hubstaff is among the leaders in accurate time tracking for remote teams for remote teams, and has also staffing solutions as well.
  • Activity Levels and Screenshots – activity bars, screenshot thumbnails, full-screen view of all screenshots for full detail and etc.
  • URL and Application Monitoring – you have unparalleled insight into what your team is doing with screenshots and activity levels. You can see which applications your team members are using and what URLs they are browsing to while tracking time.
  • Automatic Payroll – you can save time by paying your team automatically. Just set up your users and select a pay period.
  • Online Timesheets.
  • GPS and Location Monitoring – time tracking apps for iOS and Android allow you to track time while on the go and reports on your location.
  • Budgets and Time Limits –  allows you to set time limits for each team member.
  • Attendance Scheduling that makes shift management simple by giving you the ability to add your team’s one-time or recurring shifts to the work calendar with ease.
  • Integrations with many other software products including Quickbooks and Basecamp.
  • Other features: Powerful API, Advanced Reporting, Dedicated Support, Billing Tracker, Employee Alert, Online and Offline Tracking, Export Data and more.
  • Free trial available.
  • https://hubstaff.com

Chrometa

Chrometa time tracking and billing system ptint screen

  • If you aim to find a very simple and easy to use automatic timekeeping software tools, Chrometa is definitely can cover these expectations.
  • Accurate “Passive” Timekeeping – captures your time as you work on your PC, Mac, iPhone, and Android.  It tracks what you are doing automatically.
  • A very good fit for small to mid-sized business. But also, it can work for large business needs too.
  • Great solution for companies that have troubles with timekeeping and recording  on a consistent basis.
  • Web-based timekeeping system.
  • It’s like having your very own personal timekeeper. Every email you write, every minute you work gets recorded and “automatically” put on your timesheet.
  • Good integration with other applications such as Quickbooks, Freshbooks, Xero, Clio, PCLAW and others.
  • Capture plugins for Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, and Mac Mail make sure that all of your time spent writing and responding to emails gets captured, too.
  • Away Time timer when your keyboard and mouse “go idle.”
  • Android time tracker (iOS, coming soon) that track your phone calls and text messages.
  • Automatic Timesheets – create an accurate timesheet with virtually no effort.
  • Create Professional-Looking Invoices.
  • Free trial available.
  • http://www.chrometa.com

Paymo

Paymo - one of the best project collaboration software - dashboard printscreen

  • One of the best all-in-one online solutions that include not only timekeeping and tracking but also project management, task management & team collaboration, invoicing, estimates & expenses.
  • This software has one of the most positive customer reviews on a lot of software directories and blogs.
  • A simple system that combines disparate features.
  • Tracking and keeping time and billing clients are really easier with Paymo. It makes timekeeping easy and efficient by recording time spent on tasks and projects. This software is centered on the focus of accurate time tracking with web timer, a desktop timer and even automatic time tracking, timesheets for managing time in a familiar calendar style with a day, week, month and agenda views.
  • Despite the fact Paymo is a project management software, it can be also categorized as one of the top time tracking systems out there too.
  • Easy Project Management ( even if you’re not a project manager) with  templates, task lists, and milestone alerts and others.
  • Collaboration features to securely share knowledge, documents & engage in productive discussions.
  • Reports – one of the most robust timesheet reporting systems in the industry. It’s easy to create fully customized time reports for your organization.
  • Other features: project accounting, mobile apps, adaptable dashboard, personalization, team management and others.
  • https://www.paymoapp.com

ScreenShot Monitor

ScreenShot Monitor Timekeeping

  • Employ timekeeping and monitoring system tool that gives you a clear picture of time and money your remote or office team spends on each task.
  • The platform is great for managers who want to track their employees’ time and activity with screenshots.
  • The tool can really help you to keep track of the progress employees makes on their work. It also works ideally as a freelancer timekeeping software.
  • Screenshots that allow tracking without an internet connection.
  • Track time and tasks effortlessly – your remote or office employees start and stop monitoring themselves using a lightweight desktop application.
  • The tracked time, screenshots and task notes are all delivered to your dashboard and you are able to see them on the web.
  • Reports that allow you to get a clear picture of time and money your team spends on each task.
  • Automated Tracking and Tracking without Internet. The app will continue time tracking and screen shot capture even with no connectivity to the web.
  • A great employee monitoring software for both office employees and outsourced workers.
  • Integrate using Web API.
  • Simple and very easy process for time tracking and keeping: 1. Manager invites employees, 2. Employees run desktop application, 3.Application tracks time and screenshots, 4.Managers see it all on the web, 5. Full details on the timeline, 6. Get reports you need, at a glance.
  • https://screenshotmonitor.com

TimeCamp

TimeCamp - best time tracking and billing software

  • Automatic and easy timekeeping software and time tracking tool for teams, individuals, and companies.
  • It helps you to keep tracking not only time but also expenses.
  • It is a simple but very powerful timekeeping and tracking system with a lot of features. A very good combination of an installable on PC program and web-based app that automatically tracks time and computer behavior.
  • Easy Billable Hours Tracking that includes many features such as Graphical timesheet, Subtasks, One click time tracking, Mobile/desktop apps, Automatic time tracking, Trello integration, Powerful reports, Calendar integration, Budgeting in $ or time, Calculating income and more.
  • Quick Online Invoicing that allows you to different clients and different jobs per client. Features for invoicing: Professional-looking invoices, Integrated payment gateway, Automatic invoicing based on hours, Tracking billable and non-billable time.
  • Time Management that allows employees to self-monitor their own productivity, especially how much time they’re losing to various distractions. Features: What are employees doing, Productivity analysis, Most time-consuming websites and applications, Track offline activity, Time spent on documents, Timesheet approvals and more.
  • Attendance and Time Off to see how many paid hours your team has logged. Features: Attendance analysis, Tracking holidays, days off, etc., Track who is in and who is out at any given time, Absence analysis and more.
  • Add-ons and Apps for seamless integration with project management software and other programs such Trello, Asana, QuickBooks, Xero, Basecamp, and much more.
  • Work great on Windows, Mac, Ubuntu, iPhone, Android.
  • One of the best timekeeping software for a large specter of users: companies, agencies, consultants, busy people, small business teams, lawyers, consultants, customer support agents, Start-ups, managers with in-house teams, service-oriented businesses and etc.
  • https://www.timecamp.com

About the Author Marin Valchev

Marin Valchev, PMP is an IT Project Manager with more than 10 years of experience. He implements cutting-edge technology in a wide-range of Financial and TELCO companies in Europe, Asia, and Africa. Marin shares his knowledge of software, analysis, project management and other business areas.