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Free WakaTime Alternatives

The best free alternative to WakaTime is ActivityWatch, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to WakaTime and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to WakaTime are Toggl Track, Harvest, DeskTime and TopTracker.

WakaTime alternatives are mainly Time Tracking Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Team Collaboration Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of WakaTime.
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  • Komodo IDE
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  1. DeskTime icon

    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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    Some users think ActivityWatch is a great alternative to WakaTime, some don't.


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

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    Toggl Track vs WakaTime opinions
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    Wakatime is automated, toggl must click to start.

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    giovannipds

    It's kind of different from WakaTime but it's also a good manual time tracker tool with easy interface / use etc.

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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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    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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    Cattr

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Cattr is a free open-source self-hosted time tracker with desktop clients for windows, mac, linux. The key features are built-in screenshot capture, activity detection. Integrations with jira, redmine, trello, gitlab, other task managers via plugins.

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  8. TMetric is a user-friendly time tracker for freelancers and companies of any teams size. Available in German and English.

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    TMetric vs WakaTime opinions
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    soylakate

    I also like TMetric for its billing and invoicing features and its simple design. Besides, it perfectly integrates with Jira and even offers time synchronization. My recommendations!

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    ursulakisegach91

    TMetric much better due to its plenty of integrations and simple interface. And screenshots are available only in TMetric, I've greatly paid attention to this function while choosing tool.

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  9. Y-Productive is a productivity management app that helps to keep your work and distractions under control.

    Y-Productive is a cross-paltform productivity application for Windows and Mac.
  10. Ora is an all-in-one realtime workspace for teams. It has everything your team might need to be productive. Task management, kanban, time tracking, chat, reports on projects and team productivity. It is powerful, yet simple and easy to use.

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