These requirements are provided by almost all hosting companies:
The recommended way to install Kimai!
This way is not supported! Kimai does neither support updates in this mode nor ships a web-installer like other web-apps. There is a workaround, but you need to understand that you are on your own, only paid support possible.
A development version is the latest package we are currently working on, also referred to as the
It will have new features and bugfixes included (see demo site), but it might not be as stable as an official release.
If you are an experienced user of Kimai and have the resources to help us with testing or just like to play with brand new features, you should install the latest development version.
Please help us, test it and leave some feedback if you find any problems.