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Time Sink

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Time Sink helps you track how you spend your time on your Mac. It automatically logs opened windows and applications, and keeps track of how long you've spent using things in total (i.e. running), and in the foreground (i.e. actively using). It does this without any user intervention required to start or stop processes - it's just set-and-forget easy!

You can view graphs showing your usage over time, sorted either by date and time (showing a logical view of your work habits), or by total and/or foreground time used, showing which apps and windows get most of your time. You can also create pools, which are groups of associated windows, to allow automatic tracking of activities -- put Safari, Firefox, and Chrome in a Browsers pool, for instance.

Data can also be exported manually or automatically, for further analysis in a spreadsheet or database program.

What's New in Version 1.2.3

• Modified some interface elements in preparation for upcoming OS X releases.
• Prepared for security changes in future OS X releases.


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Customer Reviews

Something is going on in Yosemite

It is constantly chewing up the battery. It shows that it is always using CPU on par or more than Chrome.

Only App That Replaces RescueTime

My requirements were an app like RescueTime or ManicTime. I needed it to run on Mac (which excludes ManicTime) and to not sync with an internet service (which eliminates RescueTime). I tried 20+ apps and this is the only one that I could find that tracks app usage and shows it in a timeline without syncing to a web service. There are things I would like to see this do better, like put all usage in one timeline coloring different apps different colors similar to others. Or at least allow me to color code different pools and apps so I can see better at a glance which is which. I also don’t care about background use, only about the app I am using in the foreground so I wish there was an easy way to exclude background. But for $5 this is definitely worth it and serves my purposes better than anything else I could find.

This App is Awesome!

My job requires me to be working many different projects throughout each day, each with it’s own charge code. I have always tried to estimate the time I spend on each project, and now I don’t have to! This app is amazing! I can now report my time EXACTLY! I can’t say enough how useful this app is! My only suggestion for anyone downloading this app is to set your preferences first. I chose to have the app reset my data every day, and it cleared my current stats. I would also suggest users choose to “show inactive items in application list”. If you don’t, your time spent in applications that are now closed won’t display. But don’t worry, your time hasn’t been deleted. Simply open the app and your time will display again.

Time Sink
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  • $4.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2.3
  • Size: 4.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later

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