Free Windows time tracker

Clockify is the most popular free time tracking app for Windows that lets you and your team log hours straight from your desktop while working.

Download Clockify desktop app for Windows
Free time tracking app for Microsoft Windows screenshot

How to track time with Windows desktop app

Step 1

Create Clockify account

Sign up here for free

Step 2

Download Windows time tracking app

Download Clockify for Windows

Step 3

Start the timer

When you start working, just click the button to start the timer. You can also continue timer from previous activity.

Windows time tracking app screenshot of time entries
Step 4

Stop the timer and enter details

You can enter what you've worked on and add a project, task, tag, and billability status.

Windows time tracking app screenshot of editing details
Step 5

Add time manually

Forgot to start the timer? Switch to manual mode and add how much time you've worked manually.

Windows time tracking app screenshot of editing details
Step 6

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, either one by one or in bulk (data is visible only to you).

Windows time tracking app screenshot of auto tracker
Step 7

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:

  • Default project: Track time without having to manually select the project all the time.
  • Auto start/stop: Let Clockify automatically start the timer when you turn on your computer and stop the timer when the computer is turned off.
  • Idle detection: Forgot to stop the timer? Windows app can recognize when you're inactive so you can discard idle time.
  • Reminders: Receive a notification when you forget to start the timer.
  • Pomodoro: Work in intervals and get notified when it's time to take a break.
  • Turn on Idle detection in Preferences
Step 8

Use web version

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

Web version of Clockify app
Download Clockify desktop app for Windows