Time tracking software for designers and design teams

The clearest way to see how long your design projects take

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Trusted by 70,000+ growing teams worldwide

The time tracker that keeps up with the endless design requests

  • Easy, fuss-free onboarding

    Instant setup, intuitive one-click time tracking and privacy-first approach to make it a breeze to get the whole team on board

  • Multi-platform time tracking that fits into your workflow

    Track time from inside other tools, whether Google Suite or Asana, from your desktop, your phone, or the web. Track in live time or add time later.

  • Well-loved by employees, freelancers, and contractors who are required to track time

    Toggl Track has a longstanding record that proves that time tracking can be simple and minimalistic. A user once said, "In a weird way, Toggl Track kind of makes time tracking fun".

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    Benefits of time tracking in design teams

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    Hit project goals – and protect against burnout

    Track project budgets and performance in real time — and move around resources or re-scope as needed. Make staffing decisions based on hard data, not gut intuition.

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    Drive discovery with data

    You used to have ideas about where your time goes. Now you have proof. Use past time tracking insights for better cost projections, forecasts, and realistic budgets.

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    Bill clients seamlessly

    You focus on the creative part. We capture every billable minute worked across your entire team. Here's to accurate billing, project transparency, better client relationships — and more of them — without the timers and spreadsheets.

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    For people who have never used employee time tracking software before, it’s extremely easy and intuitive, as well as non-invasive. That’s why there was no resistance when we introduced the tool to our team.

    — Greg Martel, COO and co-founder of Newlogic

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    Is Toggl Track the best time tracker for design teams?

    We'd like to think so, but don't take our word for it. Meet Lighting Beetle, a design agency of 40+.

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    In the past 2+ years with Toggl Track, Lighting Beetle:

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    Recorded 50% growth year-over-year in revenue after transforming their approach towards project management with time tracking

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    Completed nearly 100% of projects on time and within budget by using project time estimates to keep track of project progress

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    Cultivated loyal clients with time reports that gave stakeholders a bird's eye view of time and resource allocation

    Every team or member can work with their time tracking data when they want to improve some metrics. They can create dashboards, and the multiple ways of viewing it means they don’t have to work with multiple Excel files.

    — Dominika Babulicová, Marketing manager at Lighting Beetle*

    Manage projects successfully like Lighting Beetle

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    Time tracking features that designers need

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    Billable rates

    Assign billable rates by workspace, team member, project, or project member to see what activities are generating revenue.

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    Saved reports

    Create a dynamic permalink for specific reports and share the link with teammates or clients so they can track your work live, or bookmark for easy access.

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    Project time estimates and alerts

    Add project hours so you can track how your actuals are doing against your estimates. Get automated email alerts as estimates approach certain milestones that you specify.

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    Recurring projects

    Reset your estimates regularly every designated period. Useful for recurring projects such as weekly design reviews or monthly feedback sessions.

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    Team reminders

    Email automated reminders to your team if they've tracked less than their target daily or weekly hours.

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    Locked time entries

    Prevent any changes to time entry data after a set date and ensure reports are complete and accurate.

    Project management and design tools integrations

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    Tools: Todoist, Asana, Clickup, Gmail, Basecamp, Google Calendar, Zapier, Xero, Trello

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    How to track time for designers

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    Create your free account

    Get started with a free trial.

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    Invite your team

    Get your entire team set up in seconds.

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    Create clients and projects

    Add projects, clients, and tags.

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    Assign billable rates to projects and your team

    Control labor costs and billable rates in one place.

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    Start tracking your time!

    Get your team to track their time. Use our desktop, mobile, or web app.

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    Export your data

    Export time reports — filter by clients, projects, and team members.

    Join 5 million users tracking their time to get results

    Toggl Track's Free plan is free forever. Our Premium plan comes with a free, 30-day trial. No credit card required to get started.


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    It's time to get your team on Track

    Toggl Track's edge is its utter simplicity, and simplicity fosters buy-in. If you want to see how time is spent in your team, you owe members a simple tracking interface. Toggl Track does this.

    Michael T, Executive. 5/5 stars on Capterra.

    With Toggl Track, we're never late with projects. We always fulfill our commitments. Because we never over-scope, and we never experience scope creep.

    Marek Šolc, CFO of Lighting Beetle*, A Design Studio

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