Hubstaff Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

Hubstaff Reviews

Hubstaff

Easy Time Tracking with Screenshots, for Remote Teams.

4.69/5 (39 reviews)
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Easy time tracking software with features like screenshots, activity monitoring, automatic payroll, advanced reports, real time tracking and GPS. Both online and offline tracking capabilities. Also available for Apple, Windows, Linux and iOS. Integrates with 30+ popular tools, like Trello, Asana, Podio and PayPal.

Hubstaff is ideal for remote teams, SMBs and consultants/freelancers. It is trusted and used by over 8,000 remote teams. No matter how many projects or different teams you have, they can all be under the same account, in separate projects. Also, different employees can have different settings and permissions.

There is a 14-day free trial.
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Hubstaff Reviews (39)

Latest reviews

 Hubstaff - A Project Team & Time Management tool

Hubstaff is a well organised team management tool giving a flexibility to the team members so that they could work at their desired time. it increases the accountability and productivity as a result of which contributing to their full potential to the growth of the team completing their tasks at ...

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Reviewed 10th of February by Parveen Gupta

 

 Easy to track the working hours.

This is amazing project to track the working hours of any person who is working with remotely from home or other place. In this tool, we can verified the total activity log of a person . How many time a person is active or idle . This tool also provide the screen shot after 10 minutes so that ...

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Reviewed 10th of February by Davinder Kumar

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Hubstaff Pricing

Starting from: $5.00/month

Pricing model: Subscription

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

Pricing starts at $5/month for 1 user on the simple plan. If you have a team, you will need a bigger package.

The next package starts at $15/month for 3 users.

Premium plans include additional features to the simple plans, like integrations, automatic payroll, app and url tracking and more.

Premium plans start at $9/month for 1 user.

Annual plans will give you 2 months for free.

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Key Features of Hubstaff

  • Time tracking for remote teams.
  • Track activity with bars, fullscreen and screenshots.
  • Integration with PayPal and Payoneer for automated Payroll.
  • Timesheets & Reports.
  • GPS and Location Monitoring
  • Easily set time limits for each team member.
  • Powerful API.
  • Advanced reporting.
  • Monitor your team in real time
  • See the software programs your team uses in real time
  • Automatically export time to Quickbooks.
  • Automatically export time to Quickbooks.
  • See screenshots, applications used and URLS of team members
  • See all your team's work unfold in one place.
  • Employees download the time tracker and see their work times
  • See which team members are performing and which are not
  • See how much each job and person is costing
  • Manually automatically add time to automate timesheets
  • Detailed reporting on tasks completed

Hubstaff Screenshots (7)

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Specifications

Intended Users
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business
Devices Supported
Android, iPhone-iPad, iPhone, Linux, Mac, Windows, Web-based, iPad, Mobile Web App
Supported Countries
Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom, United States
Supported Languages
English
Support Options
FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials

Alternatives to Hubstaff

Benefits

Time tracking with screenshots (real time also available)
Online and offline tracking
Automated payroll
Apple, Windows, iOS, Linux and online availability
Over 30 integrations with tools like Asana, Trello, Podium, PayPal and more
Manage multiple teams and projects under the same account
GPS for location tracking

Who is Hubstaff For?

Who is It For? * Experience level: All experience levels * Industry: Software development and marketing agencies * Business size: 3 to 100 employees * Departments/roles: All departments * Budget/point: Free trial available * Example customers: VideoMedicine, GMT Australia, OnlineSpecialists, KTSterling

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Videos

Security and privacy

Encryption

Yes
Encryption of sensitive data at rest
Yes
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

No
Multi-factor authentication options

Data policy

Yes
Data backup in multiple locations/GEO regions
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn
Parveen Gupta

Hubstaff - A Project Team & Time Management tool

10/02/2017

Hubstaff is a well organised team management tool giving a flexibility to the team members so that they could work at their desired time. it increases the accountability and productivity as a result of which contributing to their full potential to the growth of the team completing their tasks at time. It also raises the bar to monitor the work progress on hourly basis.

Pros

Increases the transparency

Rating breakdown

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Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Davinder Kumar

Easy to track the working hours.

10/02/2017

This is amazing project to track the working hours of any person who is working with remotely from home or other place. In this tool, we can verified the total activity log of a person . How many time a person is active or idle . This tool also provide the screen shot after 10 minutes so that we can check the work on screen shot. If a user is idle then he/she can pause the logging hour for some time and start again once work resume. we can generate the daily or monthly report of working hours in this tool.

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Source: Capterra
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Priya Nara

Remote location Time Tracking Via HubStaff

07/01/2017

We've been using Hub staff for tracking time for our team members while they are working from a remote location. Not only this offers a flexibility to them to work remotely but also enables time tracking at all time so that we ensure effective work.

Pros

Tracking information with Screenshots.

Rating breakdown

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Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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jena kehoe

No company transparency

05/01/2017

There is no indication that the screenshots taken with this software are secure, which can leave company and client data at risk. Did not like using this software.

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Source: Capterra
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Beth Gibson

Easy Peasy

15/12/2016

We have been using Hubstaff to track our efficiency and productivity at work. It also has this screenshot feature that can track all your projects and activities during our 8-hour-movements on the job that I thought was the genius. This app works magic. It is just great. Saves a lot of time for me and my team lead to see what has happened that day/week/month.

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Source: Capterra
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Paulyn Habijan

The best among the rest!

05/12/2016

My team loves Hubstaff! Absolutely great design (web and app), very user-friendly, and superb customer service.

Pros

- Very user-friendly time tracker app - Great reporting system - Have screenshot and URL tracking capability

Cons

- Doesn't have much integration options

Rating breakdown

Value for money
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Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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David Hahn

Great time tracking software

24/11/2016

easy time tracking. takes a snapshot of your screen every 10 min. good for on boarding your freelancer for their first few weeks.

Pros

- handles multiple projects time tracking

Cons

- app functionality is very limited

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Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Amber Klein

Lifesaver Time Tracker

04/11/2016

Hubstaff has been a crucial time-tracking software for us. It helps us ensure that we're billing correctly based on the amount of time we're spending and also has allowed us to track employees time more effectively. We found recently that one employee wasn't using their time wisely and we never would have known without Hubstaff!

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Source: Capterra
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Vardan Gevorgyan

Used only in one project and it's not bad.

19/01/2016

Pros.: * tracker application for all kind of OSs. * easy interface * crash free application ... Cons.: * it is really not easy to understand the screen shots logic, keyboard arrows change what?

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Laszlo Toth

EasyUseAndFastStart

19/01/2016

Its a cool stuff, i had no problem with it. if i work, hubstaff work with me too.

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GetApp Analysis

Hubstaff is a time tracking solution that was designed to empower teams to work together more effectively in real time. Running as an application on the desktop, Hubstaff uses a combination of screenshots, activity levels, and in-depth reports to enable freelancers, website owners and virtual teams to keep better track of the actual time they’ve spent working on client projects.

In addition to screenshots, activity monitoring, and reports, Hubstaff’s platform also includes key features like automatic payroll and GPS. It integrates with more than 30 popular business applications, which means users can work more efficiently and managers can gain a better understanding of which third-party applications their team members are running while they track time.

Hubstaff differentiates itself from competitors with advanced features like screenshots, application monitoring, website monitoring, and the ability to pay contractors automatically. When managers have a better understanding of how much time is being spent on projects and how much their team members are actually working, they’re better able to control budgets and satisfy clients. Hubstaff is currently used by more than 8,000 remote teams worldwide.

What is Hubstaff?

Hubstaff is a time tracking solution created to meet the needs of remote teams, freelancers, and small businesses. Users are able to track the time they spend working on both larger projects and individual tasks, whether they’re sitting in front of a computer or working on the road.

Hubstaff offers time tracking tools for users on virtually all devices, including Windows, Mac, Linux, and iOS. A lightweight desktop timer that takes randomized screenshots and measures activity levels helps managers keep better track of remote workers. URL tracking also provides managers with insights into which websites their team members are visiting while they’re working on projects or tasks. Managers can see where time is being wasted, and which team members are working most productively during the day.

For workers who find themselves putting in time outside of the office, Hubstaff’s iOS app is particularly useful. The mobile application tracks time automatically and keeps accurate logs of how long users spend getting from worksite to worksite. This information, as well as the time spent at each destination, is automatically logged and used to generate more accurate payments.

Main Features

Time Tracking

Hubstaff offers native desktop applications for time tracking, which are designed for specific operating systems. Remote workers can manually enter the time they spend working on projects or track the time automatically. They can also enable multi-monitor support as a way to capture the activity on all the digital monitors they use.

In order to take full advantage of Hubstaff’s powerful time tracking capabilities, you should enable automatic time tracking. You can add notes and comments about the work you’ve done right from Hubstaff’s desktop app or the cloud. Hubstaff is setup to recognize when you’ve stopped working for the day or taken a break for lunch, and the application will automatically stop tracking time when it senses inactivity. Employee payments and rates are then updated automatically based on the exact amount of time that was spent working on client projects.

Screenshots

When it comes to keeping accurate records and proving the time spent working on a project, it’s impossible to argue with record that includes screenshots. Hubstaff captures images of each team member’s work screen at regular intervals as a way to monitor activity and promote accurate record keeping. (Admins also have the option to turn screenshots off at any time.)

Setup the screenshot interval you prefer. With Hubstaff, you can take up to three screenshots every 10 minutes. Randomized screenshots also give you an accurate idea of what your team members are actually doing when they’re working on client projects. Hubstaff’s screenshot tool goes hand in hand with its activity tracker, with tracks the number of mouse movements and keyboard strokes that a team member makes in a given period of time. This data is then used to generate color-coded activity bars, which you can review to see how active your team members have been each day.

Application & Website Tracking

Application and URL tracking provide team leaders with deep insights into what their employees are working on while they’re tracking time. This feature not only leads to more productive workers, but it also creates more satisfied clients who are confident that they’re being billed for the actual hours worked on their projects. Hubstaff’s monitoring tools run on Mac, Windows, and Linux.

Use Hubstaff’s URL and application monitoring tools to see which applications and websites your team members are using while they’re tracking time. Click on the team member’s name, and you’ll see a list of apps that he or she has visited during the period when time was being tracked. See the app name, total time spent, and percent of time used.

Automatic Payroll

Hubstaff has been able to decrease the actual time managers spend dealing with payroll, and also improve payment accuracy, with automatic payroll tools. Payments can be processed through Paypal, Payoneer, or Transpay. (Additional payment options are coming soon.)

You only have to set up payments once before Hubstaff is ready to take control. Set the hourly or fixed rates that each of your contractors should receive, and Hubstaff will automatically pay each person based on the time they’ve tracked. Automatic payroll can be setup to handle weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly pay periods. Budgeting and time limit tools prevent employees from continuing to log time once they’ve hit their weekly maximums, which helps businesses avoid going over budget.

Integrations

Hubstaff integrates with many popular project management solutions, allowing admins to see exactly what their team members are working on and how much time they’ve spent on individual tasks. A few of the many project management integrations include Asana, Basecamp, GitHub, Gitlab, Insightly, and JIRA.

Pricing

Hubstaff offers free 14-day trials, with no credit card required. Solo Lite accounts are free. Most businesses will opt for Basic or Premium accounts, which start at $5 and $9 per month, respectively. Businesses can get two months for free when they sign up for annual plans.

Bottom Line

  • Designed to provide time tracking and monitoring tools to remote teams
  • Best suited for software development and marketing agencies
  • Helps managers understand what their team members are doing while they’re logging time
  • Advanced features include screenshots, application monitoring, and website monitoring
  • Flexible payment options for workers with set hourly or fixed rates

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