With Kimai, the boring process of feeding Excel spreadsheets with your working hours is not only simplified, it also offers dozens of other exciting features that you don't even know you're missing so far!
Kimai does not have to run while recording, you can even quit your browser. Your time is still recording until you stop it from any web browser that has access to your installation. It is designed to hold lots of users, but you can also use it for a single user if you want to.
Kimai is a free & open source timetracker. It tracks work time and prints out a summary of your activities on demand. Yearly, monthly, daily, by customer, by project … It’s simplicity is its strength. Due to Kimai’s browser based interface it runs cross-platform, even on your mobile device.
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The following list is not complete, but instead it should highlight some of the exciting features which Kimai v2 offers.
The layout is fully responsive, based on bootstrap and made for desktop and mobile usage.
Kimai v2 was built with extendability in mind, the feature set can be extended with plugins.
Kimai v2 can be used by as many users as you want: each installation supports unlimited users with different roles (see permissions).
Kimai can be localized to any language and is already translated to english, german, italian, french, spanish, russian, arabic, hungarian, portuguese (brazilian), swedish, japanese, slovakian, korean, czech, turkish, dutch, swiss (german), danish, chinese and basque. Feel free to send your self-made language files – we’re looking for translators and would appreciate your support!
Teams can be created to group your users into logical groups like departments or project related peer-groups. Customers and projects can be assigned to those teams, which will limit visibility and access for other users.
Manage your customers and set address, contacts, country, currency, visibility (for archiving) and many more fields.
Manage projects for each customer with order number, budget and visibility (for archiving).
Activities (or tasks) are used to assign the unit of work to timesheet entries. Manage activities for each project with order number, budget and visibility (for archiving). Activities can also be global, no more duplications necessary if your projects share the same working unit!
Different templates, calculator, invoice number generator and you can add your own templates, in the file formats: XLSX, ODS, CSV, DOCX.
Timesheet data can be exported for usage in other programs or for sharing them with different departments in the
Keep track of your expenses based on customer, project and activity. These spendings can be categorized and included in your invoices. Please note: Expense tracking is available as paid plugin only.
Featuring a JSON API so external apps can communicate with your favorite time-tracker!
Connect your companies directory server (LDAP or Active directory) to Kimai and use your existing authentication infrastructure.
Your dashboard will show you several statistics about recorded times and the amount of collected data. And we can always add more charts!
The release includes a docker image for development and there is a separate docker-compose setup for production available.
Data from Kimai v1 can be imported, for a seamless migration of your time-tracker.
You can record as many times as you want in parallel, but you can also config the allowed limit of active records down to 1.
Kimai uses localized version of the 24 hour format. But if you are used to the am/pm format, you can configure that.
If your local laws require you to only show durations instead of start and end date-time, you can activate that mode globally.
Don’t want your users to log arbitrary timesheet records? Switch to the time-clock mode, which only allows “punch in” and “punch out” records. No more manually given start and end times.
Rates can be calculated based on hourly and fixed amounts, configurable for customers, projects, activities and each timesheet record individually.
You can filter all time-records by user, customer, project, activity and date.
You can configure global settings for rate factors on single weekdays, e.g. 150% for saturday and sunday.
Long term users know that old data can pile up in your dropdowns - don’t worry: you can hide them by limiting the visibility of customers, projects and activities.
Customizable permission structure. Assign different roles to your user, e.g. users can record times, teamleads can print invoices and configure project/activities, admins can configure users and customers.
Personal statistics and per user settings for hourly rate, Kimai theme, password and avatar.
Kimai bundles different color themes and display settings, so every user can tweak it to his personal flavour
Kimai supports user self-registration with email activation.
Forgot your password? No problem, Kimai got you covered with an password reset functionality via email.
Based on newest web technologies and frameworks: PHP7, Symfony 4, Doctrine, Flex, Bootstrap, Webpack and many more…
No database setup required, Kimai has SQLite support out-of-the-box.
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