Hubstaff Features

Hubstaff

Time tracking with screenshots, for remote teams

4.58/5 (1,218 reviews)

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Budgeting/Forecasting
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Access Controls/Permissions
Accounting Integration
Activity Dashboard
Activity Management
Activity Tracking
Agile Methodologies
Alerts/Notifications
Assignment Management
Attendance Tracking
Automatic Time Capture
Billable & Non-Billable Hours
Billable Items Tracking
Billing & Invoicing
Browsing History
Budget Management
Budgeting/Forecasting
Calendar Management
Client Management
Client Portal
Collaboration Tools
Commenting/Notes
Communication Management
Compliance Management
Confirmation/Reminders
Contact Database
Customizable Templates
Deadline Management
Document Management
Document Storage
Drag & Drop
Driver Management
Employee Activity Monitoring
Employee Database
Employee Management
Employee Scheduling
Employee Time Tracking
Estimating
File Management
File Sharing
File Transfer
GPS
Gantt/Timeline View
Geographic Maps
Geolocation
Historical Reporting
Home Health Care Management
Idle Time Monitoring
Invoice Management
Job Management
Job Scheduling
Kanban Board
Keystroke Recording
Location Tracking
Milestone Tracking
Mobile Access
Mobile App
Mobile Time Tracking
Monitoring
Multiple Billing Rates
Multiple Projects
Offline Time Tracking
Online Punch Card
Online Time Clock
Online Time Tracking
Overtime Calculation
Payroll Management
Percent-Complete Tracking
Performance Metrics
Portfolio Management
Prioritization
Productivity Analysis
Progress Tracking
Project Planning
Project Planning/Scheduling
Project Templates
Project Time Tracking
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Project Workflow
Projections
Punch card
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Quotes/Estimates
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Hubstaff Feature Reviews

25 reviewers had the following to say about Hubstaff's features:

Anshul S.

The Genius' Review

2018-08-17

I have had quite a positive experience with Hubstaff

Pros

Tracks activity rate & allows me to manage my time & my teams time better

Cons

screen tracking... more productivity reporting tools would be amazing. ease of creating projects and tasks that users can make themselves and i get a report.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Nawar A.

Hubstaff Review

2019-07-17

Pros

Time tracking is good, has a lot of reports. Has alot of features like GPS tracking, Automate time tracking with Geofencing, payroll, Team scheduling, and integration with other Apps.

Cons

Can't add (Start & End Date) to Tasks under different project, Can't add End date for Projects, Can't add project months for those projects which have both start/end time and number of hours required.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Hi Nawar,
We appreciate your feedback!

It is great to hear that you are using our new Geofencing feature!

At the moment we do not have a project deadline date feature However, I would be happy to submit a feature request to our developers for possible implementation.

If you have any questions feel free to contact our support anytime.

Thanks again,
Sarah

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Sasi V.

Verified Reviewer

Like a see through glass of all my teams hours spent

2022-01-04

It was impossible for my manager to track the time as per project or per activity. This information was crucial for us to bill the clients accordingly but no matter whatever we did like stand up calls, excel sheet updates etc., always there are missed hours and tasks and lost much in billing.

Pros

Time tracking of all my team members with screenshots and the activity URLs, Task management and Project management, average productivity score and reports.

Cons

Hubstaff application in Ubuntu OS had some issues but on later updates they cleared this.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Arsenii L.

Tracking spyware from @Hubstaff

2018-11-30

I'm remote contractor forced to use your spyware.

Pros

Tracks time, provides productivity reports.

Cons

Tracks activity & does screenshots, tracks all input.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

2/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Hi Arsenii,

Thanks for the review. While we don't recommend solely viewing someones screenshots for accessing performance, it does help administrators figure out what projects are being worked on. This feature can also be turned on and off. If you are having any issues please talk to your direct manager. Thanks!

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Krystsina S.

Good app to track time and move it to JIRA

2018-07-13

It is easier for me to track how accurate developers in estimating their issues. Also report shows how much time team worked per day.

Pros

Developers love ability to select issue and track time against it.

Cons

Lack of plan options.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Anoop R.

Help me to track the working hrs with screenshot

2021-08-03

Pros

I can say progress report.

Cons

Please also add some task and project management under it with advance option like task schedule management.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Allan M.

Verified Reviewer

A tool that is paying for itself

2018-09-17

I would love having a the old dashboard where I could see the overall team's work.

Pros

Easy to use, very user friendly and accurate with time tracking.

Cons

When you integrate a project with Trello, you can't add new manual tasks. Sometimes the reports for activity are really aggressive giving the impression you are not working

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Best time tracking app I've found, and I've tried a lot of them

2018-06-25

Helps me track time by project/task! Love it.

Pros

Ability to add/delete time Ability to assign/complete tasks Breadth of reporting features Attractive interface Sits in task bar very unobstrusive Starts up when computer starts up

Cons

Would like to get reminders that I am tracking/not tracking time Some of the reporting features are not super intuitive.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Weekly

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Jerry K.

Verified Reviewer

Excellent tool for small biz

2018-09-14

Sending timesheet reports was confusing at first but seem much simpler now

Pros

Time tracking options.

Cons

Not all reports can be printed in PDF.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Hello! Thank you for your review. We would love to help you through the report problems you were facing. Please feel free to contact us at support@hubstaff.com (or click on the support icon on the bottom right of the screen on any pages on our website) and let us know how we can help!

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Bruce C.

I like the integration w/ Trello however its not fully '2-way'. I can only start/stop on Hubstaff

2018-07-14

I get to see how my projects are progressing without any clock watching or guessing what I did on a given day.

Pros

I like the reports and the notification schemes.

Cons

I only need to keep track of my own time and run reports of my own activities.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Mykhailo K.

Verified Reviewer

Good software for team work in IT.

2018-09-14

Time and productivity tracking of my team is good and helps me to deal with productivity issues.

Pros

Agile reporting, comfortable time tracking workflow.

Cons

Too many features are only for Pro plan (like multiple integrations, expenses management and etc)

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Outsourcing/Offshoring company, 51-200 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Hubstaff is great for managing remote employees

2019-02-10

Clients trust this and you gain credibility and trust letting your clients get a high-level view of what your working on and how much time you're billing them.

Pros

It has an activity tracker that tracks time per project and takes random screenshots.

Cons

This is a great tool for what it is.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Windalfin C.

Keeping track of your team activity

2020-07-22

Pros

Jira integration, activity tracking and team management

Cons

Reporting can be better, on team overview it is lacking flexibility

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Amru Rahiman K.

Verified Reviewer

Hubstaff helped us to increase productivity and employee time management

2021-05-20

Pros

- Activity screen shot - Productivity tracking - Activity tracking - Easy to setup and use

Cons

- Payroll reporting can be detailed - Timesheet need better UI

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Easy way to track remote workers!

2018-06-13

A quick and easy way to track employee workflow and productivity.

Pros

I can keep track of how much work they are doing, and get screen shots at random times to make sure they're not playing Candy Crush instead of working!

Cons

The activity tracker only tracks keystrokes, and sometimes a project is more mouse clicks, so it makes it look like the employee isn't working as hard as they really are.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Thanks for the review. I just want to note that Hubstaff only tracks anonymous usage of the keyboard, not keystrokes. We also track mouse movement including clicks. Let us know if we can help!

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Michael G.

No Reason To Change

2020-07-31

It is well establsihed in our business processes and we upgrade plans as we add more team members.

Pros

I also use that to get a sneak peek on their design ideas if a client is calling me on progress and sometimes I'll suggest a change in direction.

Cons

We do this via the tracking in Jira (which includes Hubstaff time by Task anyway).

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
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sooraj s.

Verified Reviewer

Perfect Time Tracking Software

2019-03-22

in the sence, overall work tracking and time tracking functionality is realy good. we can handover the reports to our clients about each time span i work for them

Pros

it is the perfect time or work tracking software. perfect for freelance workers to track time spend in each works. it can track each activity in particuar intervels of time.

Cons

perosnaly i dont like the screen capture three times in a row with out notification is least like since it may save unwanted scrrens too

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Denys V.

Verified Reviewer

Hubstaff, a perfect time tracking solution for a small studio

2018-09-14

We use it in half of our projects and it worked perfectly to the moment.

Pros

Easy time tracking Apps for all platforms Management features and settings

Cons

Lack of ability to archive past projects No default settings for reports Plans are not flexible

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 2+ years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Hello! Thank you for your review. In regards to the projects, we do offer the ability to archive them. You can archive them directly from the "Projects" area by clicking on the "Actions" drop down menu. You can also see your archived projects and restore them. Here is some more information about this feature: https://support.hubstaff.com/can-see-archived-projects/

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Tiffany T.

Awesome platform for a great price (on the free plan now, but am thinking to change to a paid plan)

2018-05-21

time tracking shown in an easy-to-view and use manner.

Pros

I really like the reporting and time tracking features and the flexibility to break out time logged on the time and activities report.

Cons

it's not a con, but i'd like to see date/timestamp of the hours worked per day, along with the current view of time entries too.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
A verified reviewer
Verified Reviewer

Screenshot capability may be a big draw for many. But to me, it ended up lacking in practicality

2018-06-05

Screenshot capturing seems the most attractive feature of the product.

Pros

screenshot capturing, ability to have task tracking as part of a time tracking (timesheet and reports) software

Cons

no integrations in free plan, slow to update changes done on web app to desktop client (may take minutes), the user experience in using the desktop client and web app is quite "disconnect" - does not seem nery smooth going "back and forward"

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Occasionally

Likelihood to recommend

4/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No

Response from Hubstaff


Thanks for the feedback! We think we can help you with some of these issues, please reach out to our support team any time!

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Michelle R.

Very nice and secure platform to use

2019-03-27

Pros

I love that I can track time with ease, it also converts my hours to $$.

Cons

The tracker doesn't track phone calls, so my activity is always low since I work for support and most of my work is on the phone, while this tracks only my keyboard and mouse activity...Some additional functionality to also track phone calls would be great.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

10/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Jahanzeb H.

Verified Reviewer

Very Easy Time Tracking and Task Management Tool

2021-03-12

Very reasonable application to track your task progress.

Pros

Whether you have an online task or a task that require some field work you can track the task progress using this application.

Cons

Its difficult to track Screen recording, there should be a mechanism to identify only those recordings where there is any deviation from the actual task being performed.

Rating breakdown

Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Free Trial

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
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Anonymous
(Information Technology and Services company, 1-10 employees)
Verified Reviewer

Great tool to monitor the productivity

2019-03-29

Productivity & time management

Pros

Being able to know how active team members and the time being spent on the project.

Cons

Time tracking for tasks to know where the time is being spent.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 1-2 years

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Philippe C.

Pubsphere - Hubstaff review

2019-03-26

It is a good addition to our company management. The frequent upgrade are also often well welcome with useful new function.

Pros

Mobile application and GPS integration are really useful for a company with a lot of field employee

Cons

Member grouping and projet management kid of limited / Manual edit report miss some useful function

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: 6-12 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

8/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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Ewan M.

Verified Reviewer

The best solution for integrated task management and thorough time tracking and reporting.

2020-07-20

Very happy I moved from Time Doctor to Hubstaff.

Pros

- Integrated Task Management platform (Hubstaff Tasks) allows for agile style task management that feeds appropriate tasks to user's timers. - Nice user interface - Good reporting functions - Thorough tracking options - Client/project budgets - Very good Customer Support

Cons

- I discovered some bugs during usage (which the developers have ironed out) - Time off / holiday allowance policy function is a great addition, but doesn't allow enough granularity as decimals of hours (or minutes) can't be used.

Rating breakdown

Value for money
Ease of use
Features
Customer support

Time used: Less than 6 months

Frequency of use: Daily

Likelihood to recommend

9/10
Source: Capterra
Helpful?   Yes   No
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