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Free ManicTime Alternatives

The best free alternative to ManicTime is ActivityWatch, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to ManicTime and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to ManicTime are Toggl Track, Trackabi, Clockify and Kimai.

ManicTime alternatives are mainly Time Tracking Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Project Management Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ManicTime.
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    DeskTime

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    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    DeskTime is a real-time time tracking software that analyzes productivity. It is the only fully automatic time tracking software where you can measure productivity and effectiveness.

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  2. ActivityWatch is an app that automatically tracks how you spend time on your devices.

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    ActivityWatch vs ManicTime opinions
    Almost everyone thinks ActivityWatch is a great alternative to ManicTime.
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    open a port (TCP 5600) on your host. Something like a web application

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    Jon_B

    ActivityWatch auto tracks and categorizes activities and is free and open-source, manic time is expensive and may not be as private.

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    Open source, free. Love it.

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  3. Toggl Track data brings clarity around profitability and helps you get more done.

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    This alternative is disputed. Toggl Track is still a legitimate alternative to ManicTime, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
  4. Web-based, desktop, & mobile software for time tracking and leave management optimized for freelancers & SMEs. Includes a smart timer, gamification, leave management, time reports, invoices, user roles, and other helpful tools.

    Trackabi is employee monitoring, time tracking, and leave management software leveraging the gamification approach to make dull things fun.
    Almost everyone thinks Trackabi is a great alternative to ManicTime.
  5. Clockify is a full-featured time tracking tool for teams. It comes with advanced time tracking features and unlimited team members.

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    ManicTime monitors the activities on the computer, Clockify does not monitor the programs in the foreground

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    Kimai

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    Kimai is a free open source timetracker. It tracks work time and prints out a summary of your activities on demand. Yearly, monthly, daily, by customer, by project, by action …

    Track and manage your (work) times with Kimai or export them.
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    No windows installer, php siftware

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    idle time tracking is missing

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    Harvest

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Apple Messages
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Simple time tracking, fast online invoicing, and powerful reporting software. Simplify employee timesheets and billing.

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  8. Project Hamster is time tracking for individuals. It helps you to keep track on how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track.

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    Project Hamster vs ManicTime opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Project Hamster is still a legitimate alternative to ManicTime, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    ManicTime monitors the activities on the computer, Project Hamster does not monitor the programs in the foreground. In addition, every task change must be done manually. Is not the same thing.

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    DeskTime is a real-time time tracking software that analyzes productivity. It is the only fully automatic time tracking software where you can measure productivity and effectiveness.

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    TopTracker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    TopTracker enables team leads and individuals to effortlessly track progress with transparent and intuitive reports.

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