Free Project Time Tracker

Clockify is the most popular free project time tracker. Track billable hours, create invoices, and analyze client profitability.

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Over 260,000 companies use Clockify to track time and improve productivity
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A modern time tracker for projects

Clockify is a completely free project time tracker that lets your employees track how much time they spend working on tasks related to their projects.

Project time tracking benefits

  • Maximize time spent on high-value clients and projects
  • Minimize time spent on non-billable work
  • Schedule who works on what and when

Who uses Clockify and why?

  • Freelancers to keep track of their billable hours and productivity
  • Teams in agencies so they can plan projects and know how much they need to bill their clients
  • Large companies so they can track project profitability, productivity, and payroll
  • Governmental and non-governmental organizations for legal reasons
  • Remote companies and entrepreneurs so they can know what each contractor worked on

See how to use Clockify for better project management.

Project tracking & billing features

Track billable and non-billable time

Employees can track time using an online timer, or enter how much they've worked manually on each project and task in a timesheet at the end of the day. You can maximize your revenue and bill clients for every work minute by making sure you log every call, e-mail, and meeting.

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Manage projects and monitor progress

Create tasks and assign people to them so they can track time against them. Estimate how long each task should take and visually analyze everyone's progress in the Dashboard.

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Forecast project progress

Visualize how your project is progressing, and predict project performance. Add time and budget estimates and make predictions based on tracked and scheduled tasks.

Track and forecast the progress of your projects

Track project profitability

Run a report to break down all the tracked time and group it by project and client. See how much of it is billable and how much you've earned that week or month based on your hourly rates and recorded expenses.

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How to track project hours

Step 1

Create an account

Sign up for free

Step 2

Set up projects

Create projects, categorize them by clients, and create tasks. Then, all your employees have to do is choose a project/task (and provide a brief optional description of what they're doing) and start the timer.

Set up projects for agency time tracking
Step 3

Invite your team

You can have an unlimited number of users for free (developers, designers, managers, clients).

Step 4

Track time

Your team can track time using a timer or enter their time manually. They can track time in the browser, or via desktop and mobile apps. Desktop apps come with useful features like reminders, idle detection, and more.

Agency time tracking apps
Step 5

Track time inside other apps

Install Chrome, Firefox, and Edge extensions and a timer button will appear in your favorite web apps so you can track time more easily (Trello, Asana, Todoist, etc.).

Time tracking integration for freelancers Asana Time tracking integration for freelancers Trello Time tracking integration for freelancers Todoist
Step 6

Set hourly rates

Set hourly rates for each employee and project. All your team has to do is track time and make sure time entries are marked as billable — Clockify will automatically calculate the billable amounts in reports and do the heavy-lifting itself.

Step 7

Schedule work

Add projects and define milestones on a timeline.

Schedule projects and shifts
Step 8

Track progress on projects

Set estimates for tasks and projects, and later compare estimated vs tracked time and get notifications when a project goes over budget.

Project status lets you compare estimated vs tracked time and track budget
Step 9

Record expenses

Create expenses for project fixed fees and other types of expenses (by sum or unit), and attach receipts. Use Clockify as a money tracker app and make easier tracking time and expenses of your business.

Expense tracking
Step 10

Export reports

You can run an online report and break down time tracking data however you need. When the time comes, export the report as PDF, Excel, or CSV, or share a link to the report with your client.

Download report samples: PDFCSVExcel

PDF time exports
Step 11

Invoice billable time

Create invoices from your billable hours in just a few clicks.

Project budget and invoicing
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