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

Start timer with one click. If you forgot to start timer, you can add time manually after. Track time from your browser, or via extension/desktop/mobile. You can also track time inside Trello, Jira, Github, or some other web app.

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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
  • Save and share reports with clients
  • Export reports (PDF, CSV, Excel)
  • Filter, sort, and group time entries
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.

  • Clients, projects, and tasks
  • Multiple hourly rates
  • 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 agency 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.

Step 4

Install desktop app

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. Agency time tracking apps

Step 5

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.).

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Step 6

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.

Step 7

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

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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