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Time Tracking Software To Easily Track All Client Work




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Save up to 8 hours of tracking time each month

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Track time 20% faster with automated time tracking in FreshBooks

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Join 74% of users who get more accurate timesheets with FreshBooks

Accurately Track Your Time and Log Billable Hours

Unbilled hours = unpaid hours. The easy-to-use timer means no more guessing how long you spent on client work. Simply start a timer, and when you’re done add logged time to an invoice.



Centralized Time Tracker for Your Whole Team

With day, week, and month views your team won’t miss a minute, and can easily assign time to the right client. In the office or on the go, the browser timer keeps time entries organized.

Easily Review and Manage Team Time Entries

Get an at-a-glance view of all team member time entries to easily see what’s being worked on, what’s completed and where you can optimize team resources.



Turn Hours Into Dollars With Automation

It’s easy to add time entries to invoices and even easier with recurring invoices. Tracked time is automatically added and billed to clients, so you can spend that saved time serving clients.




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Better Time Tracking Functionality

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Team Time

Get your team and contractors tracking time

Project Time

Record time against specific clients or projects

Notes & Comments

Add detailed time entry notes


Automatically bill tracked hours on a recurring basis

3 Useful Views

Daily, weekly and monthly views of tracked time

Time Reporting

Send clients a Time Entry Details report anytime

Handy Timer

Built-in, easy-to-use timer for desktop and mobile


Integrates with software like Asana, Basecamp, Trello, Teamwork

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Does Time Tracking Work in FreshBooks?

You can use the FreshBooks time tracker to document your business’ and team’s productivity or to bill back to a client for your services. The time tracker saves all of your time tracking entries until you’re all set to bill for them later.

You can use the FreshBooks time tracking app in two ways to support your time management needs. You can either use the timer to log your hours while you work, or you can add time manually after the fact. Either way, you will log every minute of work and productivity in a much cleaner way than using paper timesheets or Excel spreadsheets.

To track your time automatically with the timer, click on the Time Tracking section of your account, and from the Day sub-tab, click “Start Timer”. Once the timer opens up, you can add Client or Project details, the type of Service, and the task you’re working on. When you’re done working on the task, you can click the Stop button.

If you’d rather try manual time tracking, you can do this from the Time Tracking section of your account. You can either add time in the Day or Week sub-tab. You can click the New Entry button, then add project, client, service, and task details the same way you would for automatic time tracking. You can also fill in the amount of time that you worked in the “HH:MM” field.

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Can I Automatically Bill for My Time?

All the hours you and your team log with the time tracker can be automatically pulled onto an invoice and billed directly to a client, to help get you paid faster.

If you’d like to invoice for your time tracked for a specific Client, you can set up a Recurring Template that will generate future Invoices with any time tracked during that period. You can read more about how to set up a Recurring Template for automatic billing here.

Does Freshbooks Allow for Team Collaboration With Time Tracking?

Yup. FreshBooks was built as your go-to time tracking software. With FreshBooks, both you and your team can collaborate on and track time towards the same projects and clients. Each team member can track their time for specific projects and clients that you can view at the drop of a hat to keep a close eye on progress.

When it comes to productivity apps, FreshBooks time tracker makes time tracking an afterthought for any employee, freelancer, contractor or team member. All teams that bill for their time can find value in FreshBooks time tracking software.

To review time tracked by your team members, go to Time Tracking and click the “review” tab at the top.

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How Do You Track Your Time and Automatically Apply It to Your Retainers?

When you are tracking your time in FreshBooks (either by setting up the timer or tracking time manually), you can check off the “Apply to retainer” box while you are filling in the Client/Project information. You can then view your hours logged in the Retainers section of your FreshBooks account. It’s easy to see just how integrated the FreshBooks time tracker is to other features like retainers, projects, and invoices, making it easy for you and your employees to track time, manage tracked time and stay organized.

How Do I Generate an Invoice From Tracked Time?

In FreshBooks, you and your team can track time to Projects. Those Projects are assigned to individual Clients, and you can easily Invoice your Clients based on that tracked time.

Generating an Invoice allows you to pull all unbilled time tracked by you, your Contractors and your Employees onto an Invoice. This marks those time entries as billed automatically as well.

You can add unbilled time to a new Invoice a few different ways:


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