hr — Task timer as simple as its name.

hr

hr tracks your hours.

Categories

Categories

Keep your projects and clients organized with categories

Click the Add-button (+) to create new categories. Select a category or many, then click the Export-button to export entire categories.

Right-click a category to see more actions.

Double-click a category to jump to Tasks-view. Read more about Tasks-view in the next section.

Tip

You can click the status bar to toggle between showing and hiding archived categories.

Tasks

Tasks

Manage your list of to-dos in the Tasks-view

Click the Add-button (+) to create new tasks and the Export-button to export selected tasks.

Hover over a task and click the appearing Play-button to start timing. When a task is being timed, you’ll see a Pause and Stop -buttons instead.

You can give colored priorities to tasks by dragging the row to the right.

When clicking a checkbox, that task is marked as complete. You can toggle whether to show complete tasks from the menu (View) or the bar between Add and Export buttons.

Double-click a task to jump to Sessions-view. Read more about Sessions-view in the next section.

Tip

Status bar also shows a summed time, when there are multiple selected tasks.

Sessions

Sessions

View and easily edit sessions used on your tasks.

Tip

Select multiple sessions and right-click to merge them.

It's minimalistic, clean and easy-to-use,
yet powerful time tracking app for your Mac's menu bar.

Timer

Timers

Record time used on your tasks with multiple timers. Automatically pause on idle or after specified interval (pomodoro technique).

Task

Task Editor

Edit your task's properties, add notes and allocated time.

Export

Exporting

Click the Export-button or right-click a task/category to export as CSV.

While you work, hr sits in the upper-right of your screen, ready when you need it.

hr is ready

Click the menu bar icon to open hr.

hr is running

A small blinking icon appears when a timer is running.

Menu bar icon showing all info

Configure hr to show time of the current session and/or task, and task's name.

Available on the Mac App Store

  • Awesome app! Was looking for something clean and simple like this for ages! Highly recommend!

    Nick
  • This is a great simple app – does the job nicely and I recommend it to anyone who might need it.

    Chris J.
  • Great app! Does just what’s needed without any extra chrome! Thanks!

    Markus J.
  • hr is a prime example of simplicity executed in a way that gives more power and flexibility.

    mbeattie74
  • This app really does a good job at stripping the task of tracking time down to the bare minimum.

    Andrew E.
  • If you need to track your time on different projects, this is the simplest to use I’ve ever seen and absolutely the best.

    cthulhu5
  • This does what it says and well. Easy to use and reliable.

    kenyonb
  • Well-designed, compact & clean time tracking app.

    P. Locc

Support

Release Notes

Version 1.2.1

Released: 2016-10-26

  • Fixed crash when restarting a timer from menu with a task from another category
  • Performance enhancements while hr is in the background

Version 1.2

Released: 2016-09-02

  • Option-clicking “New Task” -button creates task without switching to task editor
  • Fixed issue when clicking Stop-button with option-key

Version 1.1.9

Released: 2016-07-21

  • Menu shows an indicator when there are active timers
  • Navigate to timers from menu
  • Fixed CSV formatting when exporting without subtotals

Keyboard shortcuts

General

Back[
Help?
MenuM
Preferences,
QuitQ
Select AllA

Categories

Archive CategoryA
Create New CategoryN
Delete Category
Unarchive CategoryU

Tasks

Create New TaskN
Decrease Priority-
Delete Task
Increase Priority+
Mark/Unmark Task as CompleteC
Show/Hide Complete TasksC
StartSpace

Sessions

Delete Session
View: Sessions1
View: Task Properties2

Timer

PauseSpace
Stop.

Discussion