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Open Source RescueTime Alternatives

The best open source alternative to RescueTime is ActivityWatch. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to RescueTime and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to RescueTime are LeechBlock, Kimai, ProcrastiTracker and Project Hamster.

RescueTime alternatives are mainly Time Tracking Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Anti Procrastination Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RescueTime.
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Web-based time management tool that tracks the activities and duration of a user's computer usage.

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

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    Almost everyone thinks ActivityWatch is a great alternative to RescueTime.
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    RemovedUser

    ActivityWatch is the best open source alternative to RescueTime. However while the desktop app is really good, the android app needs a bit of work. Nevertheless it is the best open source alternative to rescuetime that I have tried.

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    Automatic like RescueTime, but open source and extendable, with full and exclusive user control of data.

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    Verassitnh

    ActivityWatch is open source and privacy-centered.

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    gnramires

    Open source, devs listen to improvements! Great for controling and quantifying your time.

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    Free, Open Source and Cross platforms... What more do you need?

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    justanotherstrange

    Free/open source, good privacy

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    Open source, really tracks lots of stuff, no hidden paid option once you're accustommed to it, huge efforts for making it work on Windows, Mac AND Linux, tracks stuff in web browser too

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  2. LeechBlock is a simple free productivity tool designed to block those time-wasting sites that can suck the life out of your working day. All you need to do is specify which sites to block and when to block them.

    Blocking Page


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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.
  4. ProcrastriTracker is a time tracking tool that automatically tracks what applications and documents you use, and allows you to view statistics on your usage in great detail. It is written to be small and non-intrusive.

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    Most users think ProcrastiTracker is a great alternative to RescueTime.

    This is the only listed alternative that has actually a full feature set

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  5. 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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    Almost everyone thinks Project Hamster is a great alternative to RescueTime.
    CurrentWaretech

    Project Hamster is for Linux. RescueTime is for PC and MAC

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    Nudge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome

    Make the internet less addictive with nudges that help you avoid getting sucked in

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    Baralga

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java Mobile

    Baralga keeps track of the time you spent working on different projects. You can record the time spent on a project or you can manually enter and edit activities. This way you can easily memorize when and how long you have been working on each single project.

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    ARBTT

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    ARBTT, the Automatic Rule-Base Time Tracker, is a window logger that runs in background and logs for all opened windows:

    Stats example
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    TrackYourTime

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cross-platform automated time tracker.

    Discontinued

    No reseases since Dec 2017, no commits since Jan 2018. See https://github.com/Allexin/TrackYourTime

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    usageDirect

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid

    – Display reliable app usage statistics from up to ten days before the app was installed

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