Toggl is a time tracking and billing application. Users can manage time across multiple devices, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod and Android devices. The user can track all minutes worked on a task or project in one place. The Toggl taskbar let users manage time from the desktop, even when internet access is not available. Automatic synchronization is available for a number of popular third party applications, including BaseCamp, FreshBooks, ActiveCollab and QuickBooks. Daily statistics allow user to view time and billing totals as well as a breakdown of how time was spent throughout the day. Team collaboration feature are built in so groups can track time spent on projects. Users can work with different currencies and choose individual rates for each member of the team.Show more screenshots »
Toggl was founded in June of 2006. The application immediately began to grow within the first two years of launch. Toggl has enjoyed mentions on numerous websites, including feature articles boasting its convenient design and flexible online and offline time tracking capabilities. Toggl continues to expand its offerings with bi-weekly development cycles that introduce new features requested by the application’s user-base.
There is a lot to like about Toggl. The application offers many of the same features that other online time tracking tools provide, however it takes things further with more flexibility. Toggle combines time tracking with billing and gives users a way to monitor and budget both. The application also gives users a simple way to track time no matter where they go. Toggle works on numerous devices and provides a desktop application for offline time tracking.
Toggl offers professional features complemented by a professional design. The application has a very clean, stylish user interface. Hints of red and blue are found throughout along with sleek, minimalist icons and graphics that add variety without overdoing it. Toggl present data in a way that’s easy to digest and follow while providing details users need to make the most out of each work day. The user interface is just another reason to try Toggl.
New users can try Toggl by completing the short form found near the lower, center of the homepage. Users are asked to provide an email address and password before clicking the gold “Sign Up Now!” button to the right of the form. A small blue “Sign up with Google” link is also available to the right for users who prefer to link their Google account. The user is automatically signed in and can begin exploring the application.
All new users are given access to a free 30 day trial of Toggl. Once the free trial period has ended, the user must choose between the basic free plan and a paid membership. The free plan includes basic level access for up to five users. The paid membership costs $5 per user per month and gives the user access to tasks, estimates, billable rates, third party application integration, priority level support, report sharing, larger team support and the ability to add company logos to reports.
Toggl is ideal for individuals and teams who need an easy way to manage time and budgets. The application blends time tracking tools with billing tools to give the user a wide range of options. Most features are simple, but kept as flexible as possible. Small teams of fewer than five don’t have to pay for Toggl’s basic service. The paid subscription is very economical, even for small businesses and new startups.