Free Harvest alternative

Clockify is a 100% free Harvest alternative that lets you and your team track time so you can invoice work hours later.

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Difference between Harvest and Clockify

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Why switch from Harvest to Clockify

Harvest vs Clockify

Both Harvest and Clockify are time tracking software products. Harvest also has invoicing features, which makes it super convenient, but that comes at the cost. Harvest requires more work to set up, offers less flexibility, and is complicated to use.

Clockify, on the other hand, is a pure time tracker. It's super simple to use, adding time is quick, there's no set up at all, and offers managers much better reports.

Why and when is Clockify a better solution

Because Clockify doesn't have invoicing and expense tracking features, it can focus on being the best and most versatile time tracker there is.

If you need to invoice your work hours, Clockify lets you export all data in Excel so you can have more control over creating your own invoices (you can send the data to your accountant/payroll, or calculate what you want to invoice and create an invoice using a Word template).

Clockify is perfect for teams because employees can track time with just one click and Clockify is completely free no matter how many users you have.

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What Clockify does better than Harvest

Time tracking

Time tracking in Harvest is cumbersome, with a lot of unnecessary steps. In Clockify, you can start a timer in one click and later fill in the details (like description, project, task, and tags).

Empowering people

Adding people in Harvest is a big deal as you need to fill in a lot of details and manually assign people to projects before they can track time. In Clockify, your team can track time right away, and you can add structure later.

Reports

Harvest shows you time breakdown how it thinks it should look like, which is not necessarily how you need. Clockify, on the other hand, is much more flexible and lets you break down the data any way you need.

Price

The more users you have, the more expensive Harvest is. Clockify is free no matter how many users you have (you only pay if you want to self-host Clockify on your own servers).

What makes Clockify a great Harvest alternative

1. Insanely simple to use

Employees can start a timer with just one click, thus making them more likely to actually track time.

2. Better insight

Because time tracking is so simple, people can be more thorough when tracking time and you'll have a better insight on what's going on.

3. Flexible reports

You can better analyze time and how much money you've earned for each time period thanks to all sorts of grouping options, filters, and visual charts.

4. Export all data

You can export all your time entries in CSV and Excel, and use the data to calculate payroll or create invoices yourself.

5. Completely free

Harvest costs $12 per user each month. Clockify costs $0 and lets you have unlimited users and projects (unless you need self-hosting).

6. Control work hours

You can assign tasks to employees and set estimates, and then see when they track more time than they should.

7. Fits in with your pre-existing system

Clockify counts on you already using some project management tool and having an invoicing system, and enhances it with time tracking.

8. Boosts employee productivity

Every person has a personal dashboard where they can see their personal time breakdown. Also, they can run reports and analyze their time better.

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Clockify has everything we need, without costing a fortune

I own a software development company and we were paying Toggl around $500 each month so all employees could log time. That's too much money for something so simple. So we created Clockify. It has everything a typical company really needs, without costing a fortune.

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Nenad Sean Milanovic, CEO at COING Inc