Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Applications > Mac Applications and Mac App Store

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jan 7, 2014, 04:02 AM   #1
macrumors newbie
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Boston
timekeeper - timetracker ?

I need a way to time how much I work on various tasks. It would be good if the program both tracked my usage of my computer (You spent X minutes on Word) and also allowed me to make manual entries (Phone call with Catherine, 16 minutes). There seem to be fifty thousand apps out there that purport to do this, but they all seem to fall short: They're designed for large businesses; They require a subscription; They place far too much emphasis on project management. (I use OmniFocus for that.) To be honest, the last program that did an okay job at this was Outlook's journal feature.

This site was refreshing in that it mentioned using a feature in Google Calendar to do the time tracking. That's the problem, in a way, these timekeeper/timetracker apps seem always to wind their tendrils into a Calendar program or a Project Management program.

Right now I'm using TimeKeeper but it's no good because the interface is sort of like a pack of tarot cards--I never know what's going to happen--and timing "inside" the computer tasks is possible while "outside the computer tasks" is virtually impossible.

Can anyone make a suggestion?

Thank you. Brutalbrutus (Nick)

P.S. One more review site is here:
Brutalbrutus is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jan 9, 2014, 05:40 AM   #2
macrumors 65816
Join Date: Dec 2011
I use OfficeTime on the iPad and have been very happy with that, they also have a mac version:
Macademise your research.
My photography blog. Flickr.
jojoba is offline   0 Reply With Quote

MacRumors Forums > Apple Applications > Mac Applications and Mac App Store

macintosh, management, software, time

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:14 AM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013,, LLC