Free Buddy Punch alternative

Clockify is a free Buddy Punch alternative that lets you track employee time, attendance and billable hours.

Number of people that started tracking time with Clockify in the last 7 days

Over 260,000 companies use Clockify to track time and improve productivity
Free Buddy Punch alternative for time & attendance tracking - Clockify screenshot
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Clockify vs Buddy Punch

ClockifyBuddy Punch
PricingStarts at $0.99Starts from $19 (base fee)
User groups/teams$
Project tracking$
Time tracking$
Unlimited reports$
GPS tracking$$
Time off$$
Hourly rates$$
Web, mobile, desktop

Import data from Buddy Punch

Transfer all your past tracked time, clients, projects, tags, and team members to Clockify and continue tracking time in the simplest way possible.

Why replace Buddy Punch with Clockify

Free-forever plan

Get started for FREE, with an unlimited number of users. Upgrade at any time if you need additional features.

Time tracking system

Let your employees clock in and out from a kiosk station, mobile app, desktop or web. Syncing across devices is always on. Time entries can be made automatically or manually, or edited if necessary.

Time clock kiosk feature in Clockify (screenshot)

Clockify allows you to set time tracking targets, receive overtime alerts, track GPS location of clocked-in employees, and automatically track the time you spend across apps, websites, and documents.

Visual representation of your activities

Go to the Dashboard if you want to quickly check what you’ve tracked so far, and what your team is currently working on.

Filter data for a specific period of time or per project, and you will see a graphical breakdown of your tracked tasks along with their time and cost.

Dashboard feature in Clockify (screenshot)

Simple scheduling

You can manage your team by creating groups, assigning individuals or multiple members to a task or project, and defining who can do what.

You can see who is available to work, when and for how long, sync between Google or Outlook calendars, and schedule employees accordingly.

Free Buddy Punch alternative that works everywhere, from web, mobile, and desktop

Time-off management

Through Clockify you can communicate company policies with your team, request and approve time-off, vacation days, or sick leaves.

Time off feature in Clockify (screenshot)

With Clockify, you gain access to Pumble, a free collaboration tool to communicate, send messages, make calls, and exchange files.

As a free alternative to MS Teams and Slack, Pumble offers an unlimited message history and free file storage.

Customized reports

Using a project-based hourly rate, employees can keep track of their billable or non-billable hours and export all the data to facilitate payroll.

Select data to be included, and export customized weekly, summary, or detailed reports (PDF, Excel, CSV format).

Reports feature in Clockify (screenshot)

How Clockify works

Step 1

Create Clockify account

Sign up

Step 2

Invite your team

Add people as limited members so they can clock in and out via kiosk. Or, add them as full members if they need to access reports or track their time personally via an app.

Invite members
Step 3

Create kiosk

Name your kiosk, assign people to it, and enable PIN sign in.

Create time clock kiosk
Step 4

Open kiosk

You can set up a kiosk on any device by opening the link to it in a browser.

Open time clock kiosk via link
Step 5

Sign in

Select your profile and enter your personal PIN.

Sign in for employess
Step 6

Clock in

Start your work shift with one button.

Sign in for employess
Step 7

Start break

While clocked in, start a break. Later, finish the break to clock in again.

Track breaks
Step 8

Switch jobs

Switch jobs or projects you are working on.

Switching projects
Step 9

Clock out

Finish your shift with one button.

Clock out for employess
Step 10

See activity

See who's currently clocked in, what people worked on, and when was their last activity.

Dashboard with employee activity
Step 11

Schedule work

See who's available, plan who works on what and when, and publish the schedule.

Schedule employees and manage capacity
Step 12

Export report

See attendance by day, who clocked in and when, filter data, and export timesheets for payroll.

Download PDF samples: SummaryDetailedWeekly

Weekly report shows you how much everyone in your team worked and their attendance
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