Free time tracking app for freelancers

Clockify is the only 100% free time tracking app that lets freelancers and contractors track billable hours and hourly rates.

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Over 260,000 companies use Clockify to track time and improve productivity
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Freelance time tracking features

Clockify works great for anyone who bills by the work hours, no matter if you're a consultant, freelancer, or an independent contractor.

Track time from anywhere

You can track time from your browser, or via extension/desktop/mobile.

  • Track time using a one-click timer
  • Add missing time manually later
  • Integrates with other apps
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Share time reports with clients

You can share reports with your clients for greater transparency and more accurate billing when it comes time to invoice for your consulting services.

  • Summary and weekly reports
  • Automatically calculated amounts based on your billable rates
  • Share reports with clients via link
  • Export and download reports (PDF, CSV, Excel)
Freelance report screen

Track earnings and project progress

Clockify calculates how much money you've earned based on your billable rates and calculate project ROI and asses your productivity levels.

  • Organize projects by client and task
  • Assign hourly rates by project
  • Track project status using estimates
Freelance project screen

How time tracking for freelancers work

Step 1

Create account

Sign up for free

Step 2

Set up projects

Create projects, categorize them by clients, and create tasks on projects. Then, all you have to do is choose a project/task, write an optional description of what you're doing, and start the timer.

Set up projects for freelance time tracking
Step 3

Track time

Track time you spend on activities with a single click using a timer. If you forget to start timer, you can always enter the time manually later.

You can track time in the browser, or via desktop and mobile app (iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux). Desktop app comes packed with useful time tracking features like reminders, idle detection, and more.

Freelance time tracking apps
Step 4

Track time inside other apps

Install Chrome or Firefox extension and a timer button will appear in your favorite web apps so you can track time more easily (Trello, Asana, Todoist, etc.).

Time tracking integration for freelancers Asana Time tracking integration for freelancers Trello Time tracking integration for freelancers Todoist
Step 5

Set hourly rates

Set hourly rate for each employee and project. All your team has to do is mark their time entries as billable and Clockify will automatically calculate the billable amount.

Set up freelance hourly rates
Step 6

Export reports

You can run an online report and break down time tracking data however you need. When the time comes, export the report as PDF, Excel, or CSV, or share a link to the report with your client.

Download PDF samples: SummaryDetailedWeekly

PDF time exports
Step 7

Set budget and invoice tracked time

Set fixed fee projects (in time or money), choose if it resets each month, and create invoices from your billable hours.

Download invoice sample

Project budget and invoicing

Perfect for all types of freelancers

Contractors • Consultants • Digital nomads • Self-employed • Business owners • Solopreneurs • Writers • Web developers • Designers • Bookkeepers • Photographers • Virtual assistants • Moonlighters • Temporary workers

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