10 Best TimeCamp Alternatives in 2024 [Detailed Overview]
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10 Best TimeCamp Alternatives in 2024 [Detailed Overview]

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TimeCamp is a time and productivity tracker app that monitors employee activity with screenshots and website tracking. 

While these features may help improve productivity, they feel invasive for some teams who value privacy and employee trust. 

This article is for those who seek TimeCamp alternatives.

It includes a detailed overview of the best TimeCamp alternatives with key features, pros and cons, integrations, and pricing. 

Disclaimer: The information below is accurate as of {publish date}.

10 TimeCamp alternatives you should consider

Here are 10 top TimeCamp alternatives to consider:

  • Toggl Track: Accurate time tracking, detailed reporting, and profitability tool
  • Hubstaff: Employee monitoring and workforce management tool
  • Clockify: All-in-one time tracker and timesheet app
  • Harvest: Comprehensive tool for time tracking, billing, and payments
  • Time Doctor: Workforce analytics and performance-monitoring software
  • DeskTime: Automatic time tracking and employee productivity monitoring tool
  • Timely: Non-invasive AI-powered time tracking tool
  • Everhour: All-in-one time management software
  • Timeular: Time tracking and leave management tool
  • RescueTime: Automatic time tracking and distraction-blocking tool 

Let’s look closer at each of these tools.

1. Toggl Track

Price: Starts at $10/month

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Toggl Track is a time tracking and profitability tool that’s easy to set up and use from day one. Unlike TimeCamp, it doesn’t have any surveillance features. 

Toggl Track accurately tracks billable and non-billable time online and offline on the web, desktop, and mobile app. Plus, it also offers detailed time and profitability insights with customizable reports. 

What we like

  • Using Toggl Track’s user-friendly interface, you can capture every billable minute, turn tracked time into accurate time reports and invoices, and share them with clients for transparency and billing. 

Also, Toggl Track provides detailed profitability insights to help you see how profitable each project and employee is. 

What’s missing

  • Toggl Track has no employee monitoring features. However, this is because Toggl believes that time data analysis and reporting is a better way to weed out workflow inefficiencies.

Best for

Toggl Track is best for digital agencies that need a simple time tracker with a user-friendly interface and powerful reporting capabilities.

Top features

  • Accurate time tracking: By tracking time online and offline via browser extensions, on desktop and mobile apps (iOS and Android), TogglTrack gives accurate time tracking data. 
  • Private, automated time tracking: Toggl Track’s desktop apps run in the background to record work activities during a work day. However, these activites are stored locally and are 100 private to you. These are shared with your team only when you copy them as time entries.
  • Billable and non-billable hours: Track paid and non-paid hours to create accurate invoices, bill clients correctly, and facilitate payroll. You can also set team, project, client, employee, or task-level billable rates and easily manage historical billable rates
  • Profitability insights: Add labor costs and calculate project or employee profitability, view data trends, and explore comparative analysis. 
  • Estimated vs actual comparison: Track work progress and budgets by comparing estimates against actual time spent on tasks and activities.
  • Built-in timesheet reports: Create detailed time logs or summary timesheet reports to report time or process payroll.
  • Analytics: Fully customize charts and dashboards to get real-time, flexible time tracking data and team productivity insights. 
  • GDPR-compliance:  Toggl prioritizes ensuring that Toggl Track complies with the latest GDPR regulations.

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Toggl Plan, Outlook Email & Calendar, and Jira. Toggl Track also integrates with over 100+ to-do apps, documentation, communication, and project management tools.

Pricing

Toggl Track offers four pricing plans:

PlanCostBest for
Free$0Solo users who need a time tracker with an intuitive interface
Starter$10 per user per monthTeams with basic time tracking needs
Premium$20 per user per monthTeams who need online and offline functionality for tracking time and profitability
EnterpriseCustom pricingEnterprise teams

Visit the pricing page for more information.

Top Tip: All Toggl Track plans have a free, 30-day trial of Toggl Track Premium.

2. Hubstaff

Price: Starts at $7/month

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Hubstaff is an employee monitoring and workforce management tool that tracks time automatically and helps teams be more productive. 

What we like

  • Its workforce management features include time off management, attendance and expense tracking, payroll, and payments. 

Hubstaff is also an employee monitoring app that helps remote teams improve productivity by tracking activity, apps, and websites visited and taking screenshots. 

What’s missing

  • Without any calendar integration, Hubstaff falls short of tracking valuable billing time spent in meetings and other work events. 

Best for

Hubstaff is best for remote teams that need to monitor productivity with surveillance features and manage schedules, time off, and payroll. 

Top features

  • Multi-platform time tracking: Hubstaff supports desktop, browser, and mobile devices for accurate time tracking. 
  • Productivity and time reports: See activity rates for each team member to monitor their productivity. Hubstaff’s dashboard lets you see your entire team’s productivity. 
  • Invoicing and payments: The app creates invoices automatically from your time entries and lets you manage employee payments directly from the app. 
  • Workforce and payroll management: Manage time off and overtime and track break hours and attendance for more accurate payroll. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Slack, TransferWise, Wrike, and more. 

Pricing

Hubstaff offers five pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Free plan$0For individual use
Starter$7 per user per monthSmall teams who need a basic time-tracking solution
Grow$9 per user per monthTeams who need more complex time & billing, automation, and time-management features 
Team $12 per user per monthTeams with advanced time-tracking and task-management needs
EnterpriseContact Hubstaff for prices, starting at $25 per user per monthEnterprise companies

Visit the pricing page for more information.

3. Clockify

Price: Starts at $4.99/month

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Clockify is an all-in-one time tracker and timesheet app that improves time management and tracks productivity with activity monitoring features. 

It has a generous free forever plan with unlimited users, mobile app time tracking, reporting, and calendar view. 

What we like

  • Clockify is a comprehensive tool. You can use it to track time on the go and manage timesheets, time off, schedules, expenses, and more without leaving the app.  

On-site employees can clock in and out using Clockify kiosks. 

What’s missing

  • Clockify does not have custom charts, dashboards, and reports. 

Also, by tracking employee locations, screens, and activity, Clockify can feel intrusive.  

Best for

Clockify is best for teams that need an all-in-one time management tool with employee surveillance features. 

Top features

  • Billable time tracking and billable rates: Track billable hours and set employee and project rates for accurate invoicing and payroll. 
  • Clock-in/clock-out kiosks: On-site teams can easily clock in and out using shared kiosks. 
  • Reports: Clockify generates detailed reports on estimated vs actual tracked time, project and employee costs, and summary, detailed, and weekly time reports. 
  • Time off management: Available in the Standard, Pro, or Enterprise plans, this feature lets you track, request, approve, and manage employee time off. 
  • Kiosks and GPS tracking: Clockify tracks time and locations for factory workers and on-field staff using time kiosks and GPS tracking. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Asana, Google Calendar, QuickBooks, and more. 

Pricing

Clockify offers five pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Free forever$0Solo users who need a basic time tracking tool
Basic$4.99 per user per monthSolo users who need time audits and historical rates
Standard$6.99 per user per monthSmall teams with more complex time-tracking needs
Pro$9.99 per user per monthTeams who need to optimize productivity with GPS tracking and screenshots 
Enterprise$14.99 per user per monthTeams with complex client projects that require advanced time tracking and expense-tracking features

Visit the pricing page for more information.

4. Harvest

Price: Starts at $12/month

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Harvest is an intuitive, non-invasive time tracking and invoice management tool that simplifies client billing. 

It has a generous free version for freelancers and solo users with billable time tracking, invoice management, time reporting, and payment collection features. 

What we like

  • Harvest offers a comprehensive workflow that simplifies time tracking, invoicing, and payment processes. 

It lets you track billable hours, turn them into accurate invoices, and collect client payments without leaving Harvest. 

What’s missing

  • Harvest doesn’t monitor employee activity with screenshots and website tracking, which can be a potential downside for teams that depend on these features. 

Best for

Harvest is best for freelancers and teams that want to track client work, create and manage invoices, and receive client payments from a single app. 

Top features

  • Billable and non-billable time tracking: Set billable rates for projects, team members, and tasks, add fixed project fees, or mark projects as non-billable. Then track paid and non-paid work for accurate invoicing. 
  • Expense tracking: Track project expenses in Harvest, mark them as billable, attach receipts, and add them to client invoices. 
  • Invoice management: Create invoices from tracked time and expenses, get invoice reports, set recurring invoices, or add retainers for clients who pay in advance. 
  • Online payments: Clients can pay securely through Stripe and PayPal by credit card or bank transfer. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Asana, PayPal, Slack, and more. 

Pricing

Harvest offers two pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Free$0 Solo users 
Pro$12 per user per monthSmall teams

Visit the pricing page for more information.

5. Time Doctor

Price: Starts at $7/month 

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Time Doctor is a workforce analytics platform and performance-monitoring software that tracks employee activity and productivity using surveillance features.  

What we like

  • With features like workforce insights, real-time dashboards, and reports, Time Doctor helps companies monitor and improve productivity and performance. 

Its productivity analysis reports generate data on attendance, web, and app usage, productivity percentages, or unusual activity. 

What’s missing

  • Time Doctor’s employee surveillance features, like screencasts and website activity tracking, may make employees feel micromanaged and disrespected. 

Best for

Time Doctor is best for remote and distributed teams that need to monitor employee activity, productivity, and performance with surveillance features. 

Top features

  • Automated time tracking: Time Doctor tracks time automatically and accurately. 
  • Employee screenshots: The Screencast feature in Time Doctor can be turned off, on continuously, or configured to capture employee screen activity every 3, 15, or 30 minutes. 
  • Team and user dashboards: Managers can see at a glance an overview of team and user time tracked manually and on mobile devices, who started working and when, recent screencasts, and more. 
  • Activity summary: This report in Time Doctor is only available for admins and managers. From here, they can see the total time worked,  unproductive websites and apps, idle minutes, and low-activity screencasts. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Jira, ClickUp, Slack, and more. 

Pricing

Time Doctor offers three pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Basic$7 per user per monthIndividual users with minimal time tracking needs
Standard$10 per user per monthTeams with more complex time-tracking needs
Premium$20 per user per monthLarge teams who need advanced time-tracking features

Visit the pricing page for more information.

6. DeskTime

Price: Starts at $7/month

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DeskTime is an automatic time tracking and employee productivity monitoring tool

With features like activity tracking, productivity reports, and shift scheduling, DeskTime helps teams be more productive and efficient. 

What we like

  • DeskTime makes it easy to track and improve productivity. It automatically tracks employee time and gives managers in-depth insights into productivity and performance. 

See productivity percentages and statistics, comparisons between team members, and discover areas of improvement. 

What’s missing

  • DeskTime tracks work activity and productivity with surveillance features, which might hurt team morale. 

Best for

DeskTime is best for teams who want to monitor employee activity and performance with screenshots and website and app tracking features. 

Top features

  • Automatic and manual time tracking: DeskTime tracks time automatically on the desktop app or lets you add time entries manually. 
  • Productivity data report: See your team’s work habits and productivity with insightful charts, graphs, and tables. Monitor productivity, get comparisons for the entire team, and spot productivity issues.
  • Absence calendar: Team members can easily add away time like sick leave, business trip, or emergency leave. This gives team leads visibility over the team capacity so they can plan work realistically. 
  • Shift scheduling: Create templates to speed up your scheduling process, assign employee shifts, or let them request preferred shifts.  

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Google Calendar, Trello, Zapier, and more.  

Pricing

DeskTime offers four pricing plans:

PlanCostBest for
DeskTime Lite$0Solo users who need automatic time and app tracking 
Pro$7 per user per monthTeams who need to track time automatically and manually and calculate productivity. 
Premium$10 per user per monthTeams with more complex time-tracking and project scheduling needs
Enterprise$20 per user per monthEnterprise teams

Visit the pricing page for more information.

7. Timely

Price: Starts at $11/month

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Timely is a non-invasive time tracking tool that uses AI to help teams automate time tracking and improve their productivity. 

Timely doesn’t have a free plan, but it does let you try its features in a 14-day free trial. 

What we like

  • Timely tracks time automatically with its AI-powered Memory tracker. 

All automatically recorded memories are private to each user and they choose what time entries they want to drag and drop onto their timesheet. 

What’s missing

  • Timely doesn’t track employee activity with screenshots or keystroke monitoring. 

Best for

Timely is best for teams who want a non-invasive automated time tracker to help them reduce manual time tracking. 

Top features

  • Manual time tracking: The Memory tracker does all your time tracking automatically, but you can also add time entries manually if needed. 
  • Task planning: Get a holistic view of your tasks in a timeline view, drag-and-drop tasks for easy scheduling, and log time to tasks. 
  • People and project dashboard: Get a quick overview of your team’s activities and project progress to coordinate and plan better. See the status, activities, and reports for each project. For each team member, see the logged time, capacity left, overtime, and more at a glance. 
  • Reports: Timely generates time and cost reports like employee hours, unbilled hours, full workspace, and monthly project reports

Tool integrations 

Integrations include QuickBooks Online, Google Calendar, Todoist, and more. 

Pricing

Timely offers four paid plans:

PlanCostBest for
Starter$11 per user per monthFreelancers and small teams
Premium$20 per user per monthMidsize teams
Unlimited$28 per user per monthMidsize and large teams
Unlimited+Contact for more pricingLarge teams

Visit the pricing page for more information.

8. EverHour

Price: Starts at $10/month

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Everhour is an all-in-one time management app with time tracking, billing, budgeting, employee scheduling, and task management features. 

What we like

  • Everhour has multiple team management features like team scheduling, availability and attendance tracking, and time off management.

It also offers a resource planner feature that gives team leads visibility over team capacity to plan schedules and projects better. 

What’s missing

  • With no offline time tracking, Everhour may miss capturing every minute spent working. 

Best for

Everhour is best for teams who need an all-in-one time and team management app. 

Top features

  • Billable hours and expenses: Track billable hours and expenses right from Everhour and add them to client invoices. 
  • Team page: Team leads and managers can use the Team page to get a real-time overview of who is working on what tasks, track time off, and approve timesheets or timecards. 
  • Resource planner: This feature gives a clear view of each team member’s workload so you can plan work with team capacity in mind. Give everyone the right amount of work and avoid burnout. 
  • Reports: Everhour generates reports on team hours, billability vs. utilization, client profitability, and more. It also lets you create custom reports for your own needs. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Asana, Monday.com, Jira, and more. 

Pricing

Everhour offers two pricing plans:

PlanCostBest for
Free$0Solo users who need an intuitive and user-friendly time tracker
Team$10 per user per monthTeams who need time and project tracking, task management, and project scheduling features

Visit the pricing page for more information. 

9. Timeular

Price: Starts at $9/month

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Timeular is a time tracking and leave management tool that tracks billable time automatically and lets you manage time off. 

All the time records this tool makes are private to each team member, who can choose what to share. Timeular is also GDPR-compliant.

What we like

  • Timeular uses a unique physical tracker to make time tracking easier and more engaging. This device is an eight-sided cube where each side represents a different task or activity. 

When users flip the device, Timeular automatically tracks time for the task assigned to the side facing up. 

What’s missing

  • You don’t get any invoice management or expense tracking features with Timeular. 

Best for

Timeular is best for teams who want to track time automatically, manage time off, and manage their time efficiently from a single platform. 

Top features

  • Context tracking: This feature sees which apps and websites you use during the day to fill gaps in your timesheets. All context data recorded is private, and each user can choose what to share. 
  • Leave tracking: Manage leave requests and get an overview of your team’s time off, like sick leave, public holidays, etc.  
  • Insights: Timeular generates time reports with billable hours, performance trends, and total hours worked.
  • Budget tracking: Create and track project and client budgets, and get alerts to avoid overspending.

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Google Calendar, Jira, Zapier, and more. 

Pricing

Timeular offers three pricing plans:

PlanCostBest for
Personal$9 per userSolo users
Personal Pro$14 per userFreelancers with billing needs
Team$19 per userFor teams of all sizes

Visit the pricing page for more information. 

10. RescueTime

Price: Start at $12/month

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RescueTime is an automatic time tracker that eliminates distractions, enables focused work sessions, and improves productivity. 

What we like

  • RescueTime is a real productivity booster. 

With features like built-in distraction blockers, focus sessions, and time management goals, RescueTime empowers teams and individuals to meet their productivity goals. 

What’s missing

  • You can’t set billable rates, create invoices, or track expenses with RescueTime. 

Best for

RescueTime is best for individuals who want to improve productivity by blocking distractions and working in focused time sessions. 

Top features

  • RescueTime Assistant: Rescuetime provides coaching throughout your workday. It shows daily work progress, goals, and reports to keep you focused and productive. 
  • Focus Session distraction blocker: RescueTime blocks distracting apps and websites so you can focus on important tasks. 
  • Personalized Focus Work goals: RescueTime sets Daily focus work goals based on job type, organization size, and individual target work week. You can also easily choose Focus Work goals on your own. 
  • Meetings reporting: RescueTime tracks data from your work calendar and the time you spend on meeting apps to show how much time you spend in meetings. 

Tool integrations 

Integrations include Google Calendar, Slack, Asana, and more. 

Pricing

RescueTime offers two pricing options: 

PlanCostBest for
RescueTime Lite$0 Solo users and small businesses that need real-time tracking and reporting functionality
RescueTime$12 per monthTeams who need a calendar integration for employee scheduling and reports with spreadsheet export

Visit the pricing page for more information.

Why do people consider alternatives to TimeCamp?

People consider alternatives to TimeCamp for several reasons, including:

  • Invasive surveillance: TeamCamp’s employee surveillance features, like app and website tracking, and screenshots, can hurt team morale and promote micromanagement. 
  • Outdated and complex user interface: TimeCamp’s UI is complex according to some users, especially when getting started with the app. Others find the interface outdated and unattractive. 
  • Limited customization: You don’t have too much freedom to customize charts, dashboards, and reports in TimeCamp. 

Best TimeCamp alternatives: Quick comparison

This table offers a quick overview of our top ten TimeCamp alternatives:

ToolG2 RatingBest forPrice
Toggl Track4.6Accurate time tracking, powerful reporting, and profitability analysis From $10/user/month
Hubstaff4.3Monitoring remote employeesFrom $7/user/month
Clockify4.5All-in-one time trackingFrom $4.99/user/month
Harvest4.3Invoicing and paymentsFrom $12/user/month
Time Doctor4.4Performance and employee monitoringFrom $7/user/month
DeskTime4.6Automatic time tracking and employee monitoringFrom $7/user/month
Timely4.8Automatic and non-invasive time trackingFrom $11/user/month
Everhour4.7Task and time managementFrom $10/user/month
Timeular4.5Time tracking and leave managementFrom $9/user
RescueTime4.1Automatic time tracking and productivity From $12/user/month

TimeCamp (FAQs)

Here are some commonly asked questions about TimeCamp.

What is TimeCamp used for?

TimeCamp is used to track time spent on tasks and projects, improve productivity, understand project profitability, and accurately bill clients. 

Does TimeCamp take screenshots?

Yes, TimeCamp offers an optional feature that takes employee screenshots for monitoring remote work and accountability. It can be customized and turned off based on user preferences. 

Is TimeCamp free?

TimeCamp provides a free plan with unlimited users and projects, geofencing, and automatic time tracking features. With TimeCamp’s free plan, teams can track time on web, desktop, and mobile apps or by using time clock kiosks. 

The bottom line

With so many tools available, you might not know which one is right for you yet. 

To help with this, it’s a good idea to see some of these tools in action. 

Toggl Track has a generous free plan. You can also opt-in for a free 30-day trial to try out its premium features. Try it out to see how it can easily and accurately track time from anywhere and improve your productivity. 

Sign up for a free Toggl Track account

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