Free Mac time tracker

Clockify is the only 100% free time tracking app for Mac that lets you log hours straight from your desktop. Supports Mac OS 10.12 and higher.

Download Clockify desktop app for Mac OS X

Free time tracking app for Mac screenshot

How to track time with Mac desktop app

Step 1

Create account

Sign up for Clockify free

Step 2

Download our Mac desktop time tracking app

Download Clockify Desktop app

Step 3

Start the timer

When you start working, start the timer with one click (or keystroke).

Mac time tracking app screenshot of timer
Step 4

Stop the timer and enter details

You can enter what you worked on and add a project, task, tag, and choose if it's billable.

Mac time tracking app screenshot of editing details
Step 5

Enable auto tracker

Clockify can track what apps and websites you use so you can later create time entries based on time spent in other apps (data is visible only to you).

Mac time tracking app screenshot of auto tracker
Step 6

Don't forget about the timer

Desktop app has a lot of handy features that can help you better track time, which you can enable in Preferences:

  • Pomodoro timer: Work Pomodoro style, in regular time intervals with breaks.
  • Default project: Track time without having to manually select the project all the time.
  • Idle detection: Forgot to stop the timer? Mac desktop app can recognize when you're inactive so you can discard idle time.
  • Turn on Idle detection in Preferences
  • Reminders: Receive a notification when you forget to start the timer.
  • Turn on time tracking reminders in Preferences
Step 7

Run reports on web

In the web version, you can manage projects, invite team, review timesheets, and export reports.

Web version of Clockify app

Clockify features

Insanely simple

Track time with a single and fill the details as needed.


Start/stop a timer quickly via a keyboard shortcut.

Automatic sync

Data is synced across all apps (desktop, mobile, and web).

Offline support

Track time even while offline (syncs once you're online).

Default project

Project is automatically selected when tracking time.

Idle detection

Clockify can detect and discard inactive time.

Auto stop

Automatically stop timer on Mac shut down/sleep.


Get notifications when you forget to track time.

Pomodoro timer

Work in regular work/break intervals.

Download Clockify time tracking desktop app for Mac on the App store