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10 Top Timeular Alternatives for 2024 [Full Comparison]

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Timeular is a productivity tool that teams and individuals use to track and manage their time. 

While for some Timeular works, for others, it can lack certain features, customizability and third-party integrations.  

We compared many time tracking tools and found the top Timeular alternatives that might fit you well. 

In this article, you’ll learn about key features, pros and cons, and pricing for each tool.

10 of the best alternatives to Timeular

  1. Toggl Track: Best for accurate time tracking and powerful reporting
  2. Clockify: Best all-in-one Timeular alternative
  3. Harvest: Best for billing and invoicing
  4. Hubstaff: Best for monitoring employee activity 
  5. Timely: Best for AI-powered time tracking
  6. RescueTime: Best for automated time tracking
  7. Quickbooks Time: Best for billing and payroll
  8. Time Doctor: Best for productivity analysis 
  9. DeskTime: Best all-in-one productivity tracker
  10. Everhour: Best for time management

Let’s explore each one of these tools in detail.

1. Toggl Track

Price: Starts at $10/month

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Toggl Track is a powerful time tracker that teams use to track time online and offline on multiple platforms and generate insightful time analytics data.

What we like

  • Toggl Track’s Analytics feature lets you create and tailor charts and dashboards to show data in any way you need. 

Create customized charts and dashboard reports with detailed time tracking data to better understand team productivity, project efficiency, and business profitability. 

You can use Toggl Track’s existing templates (Summary Table, Summary Bar Chart, Summary Projects Donut Chart, Detailed Table, Weekly Pivot Table) to generate your data faster. 

What’s missing

  • Toggl Track doesn’t take employee screenshots or monitor app and website activity. 

Best for

Toggl Track is best for digital agencies that want to track time online and offline across multiple platforms and create insightful time and cost reports. 

Top features

  • Billable and non-billable time tracking: Track paid and non-paid work hours for accurate client billing. 
  • 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.
  • Calendar view: See your daily or weekly tracked time in Calendar view, and add or edit time entries.
  • Summary, detailed, and weekly reports: Get a general view of tracked time, an in-depth look at individual time entries, or a weekly overview of tracked time. 
  • Analytics: Create custom charts and dashboards to display the productivity and project dynamics insights.
  • Time audits: Part of the Premium and Enterprise plans, the Time audits feature lets you quickly spot and repair incorrect time entries. 
  • Estimated vs actual comparison: Track work progress and budgets by comparing estimates against actual time spent on tasks and activities.
  • Built-in timesheet reports and approvals: Create detailed time logs or summary timesheet reports to report time or process payroll.

Tool integrations

Integrations include Toggl Plan, Google Calendar, and Asana. Toggl Track 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. Clockify

Price: Starts at $4.99/month

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Clockify is an all-in-one time management app that tracks time on multiple platforms and monitors employee activity with screenshots and GPS location tracking. 

What we like

  • Clockify has robust reporting capabilities. It lets you generate detailed time reports, compare estimated vs tracked time, get expense reports, and see daily hours, breaks, and time off reports.

What’s missing

  • Tracking time with Clockify can be intrusive due to its employee surveillance features. 

Best for

Clockify is best for teams looking for an all-in-one time and productivity tracker. 

Top features

  • Mobile, desktop, and browser extension time tracking: Track time on multiple devices and record every working minute. 
  • Idle detection: Clockify detects idle time and sends notifications to remove inactive time from your time entries. 
  • Reports: Create weekly, summary, detailed, expense, assignments, or attendance reports to understand time and productivity habits. 
  • Screenshots and GPS location tracking: Clockify takes screenshots and records your location when the clock is on. 
  • Offline mode: Track time offline on the desktop or mobile app, and Clockify automatically syncs your time entries once you’re back online. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Jira, Notion, and Excel. 

Pricing

Clockify offers four pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Basic$4.99 per user per monthSolo users with basic time-tracking needs
Standard$6.99 per user per monthSmall teams with more complex time-tracking needs
Pro$9.99 per user per monthTeams who need a robust project and time tracking tool
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.

3. Harvest

Price: Starts at $12/month

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Harvest is a time tracker with powerful features for tracking billable hours, invoicing clients, and streamlining payments. 

What we like

  • Harvest tracks your paid work hours, turns them into ready-to-share invoices, and lets you collect client payments without leaving the app. 

What’s missing

  • You can’t monitor employee activity or track time spent on tasks with Harvest. 

Best for

Harvest is best for individuals and teams who need a time tracking app to track billable hours and speed up invoicing and client payments. 

Top features

  • Billable time tracking: Track billable work hours and bill clients accurately. 
  • Automated reminders: Build time tracking habits with automated reminders.
  • Locked time and expenses: Lock time entries and expenses once invoiced or approved. 
  • Invoices and payments: Harvest generates invoices from your time entries and lets you collect client payments through Stripe and PayPal integrations. 
  • Detailed time and expense reports: Gain insights into how your team spends work hours and track project expenses. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Xero, Google Calendar, and Trello. 

Pricing

Harvest offers two pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Free$0 Freelancers who need to track their time for client billing
Pro$12 per user per monthTeams and startups who need to understand where their time goes and monitor profitability

Visit the pricing page for more information.

4. Hubstaff

Price: Starts at $7/month

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Hubstaff is an employee monitoring, workforce management, and productivity app that tracks billable and non-billable tasks, activity levels, and locations for remote teams. 

What we like

  • Hubstaff lets you set hourly rates, track billable hours on desktop, mobile, and browser extensions, and send clients invoices automatically. 

What’s missing

  • Hubstaff’s surveillance features include screenshots and activity tracking, which can lead to privacy concerns and lower employee morale.

Best for

Hubstaff is best for teams who want to track and monitor employee activity with surveillance features.

Top features

  • Offline time tracking: You can track time without an internet connection, and Hubstaff automatically syncs your tracked data once you’re online. 
  • Timesheet approvals: Employees can submit their timesheets for approval for accurate payroll. 
  • Activity levels: Hubstaff calculates activity levels using keyboard and mouse strokes to show team productivity. 
  • Productivity and project performance insights: Hubstaff generates reports with individual activity levels, total time tracked, project budgets, and more. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Asana, Slack, and Payoneer.

Pricing

Hubstaff offers five pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Free$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-tracking and time management features 
Team $12 per user per monthTeams with advanced time-tracking needs
EnterpriseContact Hubstaff for prices, starting at $25 per user per monthEnterprise companies

Visit the pricing page for more information.

5. Timely

Price: Starts at $11/month

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Timely is an automatic time clock that uses AI to track time accurately, optimize time management, and ensure transparent client billing. 

What we like

  • Timely’s AI-powered automation means you can track time without manual input. Timely does everything automatically for you, categorizes task and project time entries, and generates detailed time reports. 

What’s missing

  • The mobile app has functionality issues, according to some users

Best for

Timely is best for teams looking for an automated time tracking app that tracks billable time and provides productivity insights.  

Top features

  • AI timesheets: Timely creates automated timesheets based on tracked time. 
  • Live reports: The report data you share with clients updates upon refresh so they can check project progress whenever they want. 
  • Snapshot reports: Easily share fixed-time report data with clients in just one click.
  • Automatic reminders: Get automated reminders to clock-in time or send your team notifications to log their hours. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include ClickUp, Google Docs, and Microsoft Teams. 

Pricing

Timely offers four pricing 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.

6. RescueTime

Price: Start at $12/month

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RescueTime is an automated time tracker that helps teams and individuals record work hours, improve productivity, and manage time better. 

What we like

  • RescueTime boosts productivity by blocking distractions, providing productivity scores, and letting you create dedicated time blocks for important tasks. 

You can also create Focus Work goals to keep high-priority work on track and meet your deadlines. 

What’s missing

  • RescueTime has very few third-party integrations and doesn’t have employee monitoring features. 

Best for

RescueTime is best for teams and freelancers who need an automated time tracker that helps them manage their time more efficiently. 

Top features

  • Automated time tracking: You can fully automate your time tracking process with RescueTime. The app records all your desktop activities without manual input. 
  • Multi-platform time tracking: RescueTime works on Android, iOS, and desktop apps. 
  • Distraction blocking: RescueTime blocks websites and apps that distract you during work hours or focus sessions. 
  • Productivity report: See when you were very productive or very distracted to understand your work patterns and productivity gaps. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Slack, Google Calendar, and Office 365.

Pricing

RescueTime offers two pricing options: 

PlanCostBest for
RescueTime Lite$0 Real-time tracking and reporting functionality
RescueTime$12 per monthCalendar integration for employee scheduling and reports with spreadsheet export

Visit the pricing page for more information.

7. Quickbooks Time

Price: Starts at $20/month

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QuickBooks Time is time tracking and shift-scheduling software that simplifies payroll and billing. 

What we like

  • You can accurately track time and schedule teams on the go with QuickBooks Time’s mobile app. Its GPS tracking feature helps manage remote and mobile teams and ensure accurate payroll. 

What’s missing

  • QuickBooks Time has limited third-party integrations, no free plan, and doesn’t let you track time via browser extensions. 

Best for

QuickBooks Time is best for remote and mobile teams who want to track work hours for streamlined payroll. 

Top features

  • Billing rates: Set up custom rates for clients that QuickBooks Time automatically adds to your invoices. 
  • Mobile time tracking: Compatible with iOS and Android, the QuickBooks Time mobile app tracks time on the go. 
  • Time and cost reports: Get insights into how your team spends time, see team member job costs, payroll hours, and more. 
  • Invoice and payments: Create invoices from time entries, collect client payments, or send reminders. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include QuickBooks Online, Gusto, and ADP. 

Pricing

QuickBooks Time offers two pricing options:

PlanCostBest for
Premium$20 per monthTeams with basic time tracking needs who also want payroll reports and invoicing features
Elite$40 per month Teams who need timesheet signatures and geofencing

Visit the pricing page for more information.

8. Time Doctor

Price: Starts at $7/month 

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Time Doctor is a Timeular alternative with employee monitoring features like silent tracking, screenshots, and video screen recording. 

What we like

  • Time Doctor helps teams improve productivity with accurate time tracking, distraction alerts, and productivity reports. You can get daily productivity percentages to understand your productivity and where to improve. 

What’s missing

  • Time Doctor’s silent app and screenshot feature can encourage distrust and micromanagement. 

Best for

Time Doctor is best for teams and individuals looking to track, analyze, and improve their productivity and time management

Top features

  • Automated time tracking: Time Doctor can automatically record all computer activity without manual input. 
  • Silent tracking: Time Doctor’s silent app runs automatically in the background and tracks activity as long as the computer is on. Users can’t interact with it as it doesn’t have a user interface. 
  • Inactivity and distraction alerts: Get notifications whenever Time Doctor detects idle time or if you spend too much time on social media. 
  • Multiple reports: Stay current with how tasks and projects progress, your team’s daily work habits, or how much time they log in. 
  • Productivity analytics: Time Doctor creates reports with productive and non-productive activities to help you spot areas for improvement. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Monday.com, PayPal, and Gusto. 

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.

9. DeskTime

Price: Starts at $7/month

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DeskTime is an all-in-one productivity tracker that monitors employee activity with screenshots and website and app tracking. 

What we like

  • DeskTime’s private time feature lets employees handle personal tasks during work hours without being monitored. 

What’s missing

  • DeskTime’s timer doesn’t work offline, so you need to manually add offline working hours. 

Best for

DeskTime is best for teams tracking and monitoring employee activity and productivity.

Top features

  • Automatic and manual time tracking: DeskTime can track time automatically in the background, or you can add time entries manually. 
  • URL and app tracking: DeskTime records websites and apps your team uses for in-depth activity tracking. 
  • Mobile app: Track time on the go with DeskTime’s mobile app, available on iOS and Android devices. 
  • Productivity calculation: Categorize websites and apps as productive, unproductive, or neutral. DeskTime automatically calculates productivity percentages, so you can evaluate your team’s performance. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Google Calendar, Jira, and Zapier. 

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.

10. Everhour

Price: Starts at $10/month

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Everhour is a time tracking tool with features for improving time management and tracking billable time and project progress. It also comes with basic project and task management features.

What we like

  • Everhour helps team leads organize work and plan better with team scheduling, availability and attendance tracking, and time off management features. 

Its resource planner offers visibility into team capacity for accurate and realistic scheduling. 

What’s missing

  • Everhour has no calendar integrations, making it harder to track billable time spent in work events. 

Best for

Everhour is best for freelancers and teams who want to track their billable work hours and manage their time better. 

Top features

  • Billable and non-billable hours: Track paid and non-paid time for accurate billing. 
  • Auto stop timer: Everhour stops automatically at the end of the workday. 
  • Reminders: Get notifications when timers are running too long or to remind you to track time.
  • Custom time reports: Choose what you need to see in your reports by using filters and adding specific conditions. 

Tool integrations

Integrations include Asana, Basecamp, and Notion. 

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 tracking, task management, and project scheduling features

Visit the pricing page for more information. 

Why do people consider alternatives to Timeular?

Here are some reasons why people search for Timeular alternatives:

  • Missing features: You can’t track time via browser extension in Timeular, which is a downside because a lot of users like the convenience of time tracking in their web browser.
    Timeular also doesn’t generate invoices from tracked time or cost reports. This is a critical drawback for individuals and teams that want to streamline invoicing and analyze profitability. 
  • Limited integrations: Timeular only integrates with Toggl, Jira, Harvest, iCalendar, Outlook, and Google Calendar. You can also integrate apps via Zapier, which comes with extra cost. Also, these integrations are available only on the Personal Pro or Team subscriptions.
  • Clunky mobile app: Some users complain about Timeular’s mobile app, which can be slow and hard to navigate.
  • Issues with the physical device: Timeular has an eight-sided physical tracker that teams can use to track time. But, according to some users, the Timeular tracker has connectivity issues and can lead to inaccurate time tracking. 

Best Timeular alternatives: A quick comparison

Here’s a quick overview of our best Timeular alternatives:

ToolG2 RatingBest forPrice
Toggl Track4.6Accurate time tracking, powerful reporting, and profitability analysis From $10/user/month
Clockify4.5All-in-one productivity trackerFrom $4.99/user/month
Harvest4.3Streamlined billing and invoicingFrom $12/user/month
Hubstaff4.3Monitoring remote employeesFrom $7/user/month
Timely4.8Automatic and non-invasive time trackingFrom $11/user/month
RescueTime4.1Automatic time tracking and productivity From $12/user/month
QuickBooks Time4.5Time tracking and billingFrom $20/month
Time Doctor4.4Performance and employee monitoringFrom $7/user/month
DeskTime4.6Automatic time tracking and employee monitoringFrom $7/user/month
Everhour4.7Time managementFrom $10/user/month

Timeular FAQs

Some commonly asked questions about Timeular are:

What is Timeular used for?

Timeular helps individuals and teams track, analyze, and organize work hours. The main use cases for Timeular are task and project time tracking, time reporting, and budget tracking. 

Do you need a subscription to use Timeular?

Yes, you need to pay for a subscription to use Timeular. Timeular has three paid plans with different features, which you can try for free for 30 days. 

Is Timeular suitable for freelancers?

Timeular is suitable for freelancers, especially with the Personal Pro pricing plan. This plan lets freelancers accurately track time spent on client projects for transparent billing. It also generates time reports that freelancers can use to analyze work patterns and productivity. 

Looking for the right Timeular alternative?

If you already know what your Timeular alternative should look like but can’t decide yet, giving Toggl Track a try might help. 

Sign up for a free Toggl Track account to see the tool in action and discover how it helps teams:

  • Accurately track billable and non-billable work hours
  • Generate detailed time and profitability reports
  • Track time and project progress on multiple platforms

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