Toggl is a time tracking software and application that is available on different platforms. It is an online timer that offers web-based time tracking, cross-platform syncing, powerful reporting and timesheet exporting. Individuals, teams and professional services companies who need to know how they are spending their time on personal activities or client projects now can easily do so with just a click (or toggle) of a button. Instead of writing time entries in spreadsheets that can be misplaced or completely forgotten, people now have an easier way of tracking their time and improving their productivity wherever they are.
Features, Benefits, Product Strengths
- Simple and Easy-to-use Time Tracking – Toggl time tracking software is very easy to use for everyone, no training is required. With a click of the play button, the timer starts, which can then be edited later for specifics, such as a title, a project name or a client. It performs its basic function of tracking time live very well, but it also supports post tracking. Editing entries or making new ones is basic as well. Furthermore, it has reporting features that also supports filters, tags and billable rates. It can provide summary reports on a given period and show it in graphs, which can then be shared through a link or exported in Excel, CSV and PDF formats.
- Multiple Platform Support, Real-time Syncing, Unlimited Projects and Clients – This online timer can be used on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux on most popular browsers. It also has native iOS and Android apps, which supports offline use, and syncs the moment Internet connection is available. Desktop widgets and Chrome extensions are also available. Users can add an unlimited number of projects and clients in all plans, including the free plan. Custom color coding is supported as well as dividing teams into user groups for better organization. Adding sub-projects is also possible.
- Integration with Asana, Basecamp, Trello, and more – Toggl integrates with many third-party apps. By adding the Chrome extension, users can sign into the time tracking website, close the tab, sign into Asana, and start the timer from there. All the time recording data, tracked hours, minutes and seconds, with reports and timesheets, will be synced and stored in the Toggl account. The same process can be done with Trello where all card information will be added to the time entry. Basecamp users, projects, and todo items can also be imported into the timer app. It also integrates with Salesforce, Freshbooks, Xero, Podio, Zapier, JIRA, Zendesk, and more. It also has a REST API available for custom integration.
Toggl time tracking software offers a freemium plan. The Free plan provides basic productivity features, which include for teams of up to 5 users, time tracking, reporting and extra apps. The Pro plan at $5 per user per month includes all the Free features but is ready for unlimited team size, and includes billable rates, time estimates, sub-projects, and report sharing. The Business plan is the complete time management package and includes all features. It is priced at $49 per user per month when billed annually, $59 per user if billed monthly.
Social Network Presence
Toggl is for individuals and small to mid-sized teams, departments and companies. It is valuable for freelancers, consultants, and professional service providers.
The online timer app is available in 26 languages, including English, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, Brazilian, Spanish, Catalan, Estonian, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Slovak, and Croatian.
Some of their Clients
Toggl is being used by more than 1.2 million people all over the world that include individuals and teams from companies such as Makeable, Station and Offerpop.
Emily from Makeable stated that Toggl helps her remain productive by reminding her to have one break per hour, which recharges her will power.
Raine from Station stated that the online timer helps him do one thing at a time.
Time tracking is essential to be productive, and for a business, to be profitable. Toggl is easy to use and flexible, so that people actually use it to track their time and effort accurately. Moreover, it runs on multiple platforms and devices to make sure time is tracked continuously. It also has great reporting features and integrations.
Toggl is a product of Toggl OÜ, a privately held computer software company based in Tallinn, Estonia. It was founded in 2007 by Alari Aho, CEO and Krister Haav, Product Lead. At first, it was developed as an in-house tool for a software consultancy firm. When they decided to turn it into a cloud-based product, they realized that they have to put all their focus into it. Since then, it has gained traction and has become widely used for its ease of use and cross-platform synchronizing capability. They are continuously improving the software in terms of speed, scalability and usability. They value user feedback and encourage it, as they plan for new features, such as improving mobile interface and integrations.