By Many Tricks
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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 1.2.2
• Fixed a problem related to listing windows on other Desktops
• Fixed a bug that could cause auto-exported reports to not export all data
• Removed a non-applicable contextual menu item to reduce user confusion
Works well, but a little confusing
The reporting in this app is not intuitive and does not have a feature to view total time spent on your machine, only can view broken up into applications. I later realized that looking at the "Finder" time worked for that since it is always open on Mac.
I found the reporting a little confusing and I am still not sure if every website I visit is tracked somewhere. Would like a little more info about this and a better explanation of the reporting might be helpful.
Overall a nice app, but it takes a little bit to understand, especially the sliders on the reporting.
I love this app. It helps me determine which work items I have been working on throughout the day. If I had one wish it would be for Day One support. I would like to have snapshot of my day imported into Day One each morning instead of a report saved to the report folder.
Works Great So Far In App Mode...
I like the app so far in the app mode. The menu bar mode would not open for some reason so I had to delete and reinstall the app ams its working great now that it is in app mode.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Oct 23, 2013
- Version: 1.2.2
- Size: 4.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Many Tricks
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later