Top 43 Time Management Apps of 2020

Time management is a term that gets thrown around a lot lately. Let's face it successful time management is difficult. As a result, we usually fail to organize our work effectively.

The biggest reason for failing - using a time management app that doesn't fit our needs.

We compiled a list of 43 best time management apps for the year 2020, so you can inform yourself and pick the best tool for you. The list includes time trackers, to-do list apps, habit trackers, note-taking apps, calendar apps and much more. We're sure you'll find an app that fits you perfectly.

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The Best Time Management Apps

  • My Hours
  • TMetric
  • Trello
  • Forest
  • Todoist
  • RescueTime
  • Remember The Milk
  • Pathable
  • BeeBole Timesheet
  • Focus Booster
  • Evernote
  • Scrumie
  • MyLifeOrganised
  • Asana
  • Flow
  • TimeTree
  • Taskade
  • Any.do
  • Chanty
  • Be Focused Timer
  • Loop
  • Microsoft To Do
  • Freedom
  • OmniFocus
  • Toggl
  • Pushbullet
  • TickTick
  • FocusMe
  • Fantastical
  • HabitMinder
  • Workflow
  • Clear Todos
  • Harvest
  • HourStack
  • Timeneye
  • Timely
  • Nirvana
  • I Done This
  • Tyme
  • Bear
  • Pocket
  • Notion
  • All Hours

My Hours - Track time on your projects and tasks

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: Free, $6/user per month  

Unlimited team members, unlimited projects, and unlimited tasks! My Hours allows you to track how you spend your workday. You can also set custom billing rates (team member, task and project-based rate). My Hours offers insightful reports and invoicing features. The app is ideal for freelancers and small teams.

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TMetric - Track work hours and report

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows, Linux), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge)

Price: Free, $5, $7

TMetric offers you time tracking and reporting features that can become automate with browser extensions. You can also generate invoices and send them to clients. There is also the option for employee monitoring that comes in handy when working with a remote team.

TMetric app screenshot

Trello - Track tasks and work more collaboratively

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $9.99/month

Trello is an extremely popular time management app, that helps you with project planning. It allows you to create boards with lists and cards that keep track of your tasks. Trello allows you to collaborate with your colleagues easily. The app is famous for its simplicity and flexibility.

Trello app screenshot

Forest - Stay focused in a fun way

Available on: Mobile (iOS, Android), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox)

Price: Free, $1.99 /month

Forrest is one of the most ingenious time management apps on the list. You plant a virtual tree every time you start a task and stay focused until it’s fully grown. If you diligently stay focused you will grow your virtual forest. Websites that cause the most disruption can be blacklisted with Forest.

Forest app screenshot

Todoist - From overwhelmed to on top of it

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows), Browser Extensions

Price: Free, $3/month, $5/month

Todoist is a feature-packed to-do list. You can add tasks quickly, prioritize them, divide them into sub-tasks, add them to favorites or make them recurrent. Share your workload and monitor your progress with a visual report of your time at work. Todoist is in our opinion the best to-do app on the list.

Todoist app screenshot

RescueTime - Know exactly how you spend your time

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows, Linux), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox)

Price: Free, $6/month.

RescueTime records your time spent online. In the process, it shows you how much time has been wasted. This helps you to eliminate time sinks and be more productive. One a week you will receive a report of your tracked time, that will offer a bird-eye-view of your work.

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Remember The Milk - Make to-do lists and set reminders

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android, Blackberry), Desktop (Mac, Windows, Linux), Other (Fire, Apple Watch)

Price: Free,$3.33/month per user (billed yearly)

Remember The Milk is a simple to-do list app, that allows you to create and categorize tasks. You can even beak the tasks down into sub-tasks and add tags to them for more clarity. Remember the milk works across all devices so you can receive reminders for your tasks with a due date.

Remeber The Milk app screenshot

Pathable - Create the best events

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: Bespoke starting at $3500 per event

Pathable is an event planners’ best friend. It allows you to create agendas and schedules with ease. The app helps you to create engaging events and makes communication with attendees a breeze. You can set up polls and interactive maps in the app for maximum engagement.

Pathable app screenshot

BeeBole Timesheet - Track employee time and create reports

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: $5.99/user per month

BeeBole Timesheet is a time management and budgeting app ideal for medium companies, departments and teams. With features like a real-time timer, multiple currencies, more than 30+ custom reports and KPIs, and a mobile app that works offline, businesses can really learn where their time goes.

BeeBole app screenshot

Focus Booster - Stay productive with the Pomodoro technique

Available on: Web, Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $2.99/month, $4.99/month

Focus booster helps you to stay productive with a mix of breaks and work sessions. It is most helpful when you feel that don’t have enough hours in your workday. It is based on the famous Pomodoro Technique, which helps you pace your work. The app is getting some major updates (new features and a new look) at the start of 2020, so keep an eye on it.

Focus Booster app screenshot

Evernote - Take notes anywhere, anytime

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $7.5/month per user, $15/month per user

Evernote is a note-taking app that allows you to write down your ideas, tasks, save images and more. It also has the option to record and save sound. Everything you save on Evernote can be shared with your teammates. Save your time by organizing and planning your work hours with ease.

Evernote app screenshot

Scrumie - Know what’s happening in your team

Available on: Web

Price: Free in beta, $5/month per user (full version)

Scrumie is a completely new teamwork overview tool that makes team management much easier thanks to a transparent teamwork overview, virtual daily stand-ups, team’s availability (inc. time zones), Slack integration, and more. It’s an ideal tool for any remote team.

Scrumie app screenshot

My Life Organized - For those who value simplicity

Available on: Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Windows)

Price: $49.95, $59.95 (one-time payment)

MyLifeOrganized is a robust to-do list app with the option to hierarchically arrange tasks. You can also set location-based reminders for your tasks or add your tasks via email. Although the app doesn’t have a web version it will sync your data in the cloud.  

MyLifeOrganized app screenshot

Asana - Stay on top of your projects and grow your business

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Browser extension (Chrome)

Price: Free, $10.99/month, $24.99/month

Todoist is a feature-packed to-do list. You can add tasks quickly, prioritize them, divide them into sub-tasks, add them to favorites or make them recurrent. Share your workload and monitor your progress with a visual report of your time at work. Todoist is in our opinion the best to-do app on the list.

Asana app screenshot

Flow - Manage projects and tasks in one collaborative workspace.

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: $5.95/user per month, $11.95/user per month

Flow is a simple time management app that focuses on tracking projects and tasks (can be broken down into sub-tasks). You will have a great overview of your project with the timeline view. Flow also offers you the option to connect tasks to deadlines and track your progress.

Flow app screenshot

TimeTree - Share your calendar and appointments

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: Free

TimeTree helps you and your team to be up-to-date with events you added to your calendar. This time management app organizes your work by merging all of your teammate’s calendars into one. Every event you book in your calendar is also a chat room for your team. Very useful!

TimeTree app screenshot

Taskade - Create notes and chat with your team

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox)

Price: Free, $7/month

Taskade is a simple to-do list and task manager with additional collaboration features. Create projects, edit them and chat in the same place in real-time. You can also create a team calendar and a roadmap for your projects in no time.

Taskade app screenshot

Any.do - Control your events and tasks in a single view

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows) Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox), Other (Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Watch)

Price: Free, $5.99/month (billed annually)

Any.do offers you a calendar app with a basic to-do list. It helps you organize your time at work and it proves to be helpful in your private task management. It is compatible with almost every device imaginable (including Alexa, Google Assistant). Plus, it has a beautiful design.

Any.do app screenshot

Chanty - Chat with your team and get things done

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $3/user per month (billed annually)

Chanty is a team chat app that connects your team in a user friendly way. Besides the real-time chat feature with unlimited message history, Chanty also offers task management features like to-do lists and Kanban boards. Deadlines will soon be added to the app, so you can organize your work even further.

Chanty app screenshot

Be Focused Timer - Focus when you work and study

Available on: Mobile (iOS)

Price: Free

Be Focused Timer is a mobile time management app that breaks up your tasks into manageable bits and separates them with short brakes. It’s useful for people who like the Pomodoro technique. The app also allows you to track your progress throughout your work hours. The downside is the availability – iOS exclusive.

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Loop Habit Tracker - Find out what are your habits

Available on: Mobile (Android)

Price: Free

Loop Habit Tracker is an android mobile app that allows you to pick a habit and helps you to sustain it. Just set some goals and the app will remind you to complete them. It will track your progress and present it in a neat graph. This way you will see if a habit is becoming stronger or weaker.

Loop Habit Tracker app screenshot

Microsoft To Do - Focus, from work to play

Available on: Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: Free

Microsoft To Do is a successor to Wunderlist. It is an advanced to-do list that is used for daily planning and for making complicated tasks simpler with a step by step approach. Every task or list can be shared with your team. You can also set reminders and due-dates.

Microsoft To Do app screenshot

Freedom - Block distracting websites and apps

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows), Browser extensions (Chrome)

Price: Free, $2.42/month (billed yearly), $129 (one-time payment)

Freedom blocks any website or application that causes you to lose your focus and breaks your concentration. It is one of the simplest time management apps on the list, you just pick a time and the device you want to block the app/site from and you are good to go.

Freedom app screenshot

OmniFocus - A to-do list with a lot of depth

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS), Desktop (Mac)

Price: $8,33/month (billed annually)

OmniFocus is an app made for Apple products. In its core, Omnifocus is a to-do app, that let you create project and tasks. You can also set reminders to specific tasks you stay on top of your work. It is a simple app with a great track record.

OmniFocus app screenshot

Toggl - Track time and create reports

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Windows), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox)

Price: $9/month per user (billed annually), $18/month per user (billed annually)

Toggl is one of the most popular time trackers out there. It allows you to track time on projects and later generate reports from your tracked data. Toggl helps you raise your productivity levels and keeps your work hours in check. Its funky design is always fun to work with.  

Toggl app screenshot

Pushbullet - Connect all your devices

Available on: Web, Mobile (Android), Desktop (Windows), Browser extension (Chrome, Firefox)

Price: Free, $4.99/month

Pushbullet may not seem like an obvious choice for the best time management app list, but how many times have you picked up your phone and lost concentration? You can send texts, receive notifications, chat and many more on any device you choose. Pushbullet connects them all and saves you time.

Pushbullet app screenshot

TickTick - A to-do list that connects all your devices

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox), Other (Apple Watch, Outlook extension)

Price: Free, $2.4/month

TickTick is a basic to do list app, that helps you manage your time across all your devices. There is a flexible calendar view available, plus you can chat with your team via their chat feature. The Premium version offers more customizing options, task dividing, and reminders.

TickTick app screenshot

FocusMe - Break free from distractions

Available on: Web, Mobile (Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: $3/per month (billed annually), $135 (one-time payment)

FocusMe is an app and website blocker that is best suited for lowering the number of distractions in the office. Besides the blocking feature, it offers productivity-boosting features like Pomodoro timers, time tracking and reports about how you spend your work hours.

FocusMe app screenshot

Fantastical - Plan your day perfectly

Available on: Mobile (iOS), Desktop (Mac)

Price: Free, $4.99/month

Fantastical is considered the best iOS calendar app out there. You can import your events or meetings from the calendar to a neatly organized list. It offers a daily, weekly or monthly user-friendly view. The only downside is that it is iOS and Mac exclusive.

Fantastical app screenshot

HabitMinder -Track and change your habits

Available on: Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac)

Price: Free, $5.99

HabitMinder is a beautifully designed habit tracking app. Set goals and then simply start or stop the timer when you are working on your habit. The app will log the progression of your habits. More than 50 predefined habits will surely help you stay on track.

HabitMinder app screenshot

Workflow - Connect the best features of your apps

Available on: Mobile (iOS)

Price: Free

Workflow is an app that puts different actions from all your apps in one place. You can customize your screen so you have your most used actions like posting on Facebook, pulling up directions from Google Maps, etc. This will make your life much simpler and you will save time.  

Workflow app screenshot

Clear Todos - Make simple to-do lists

Available on: Mobile (iOS)

Price: $4.99

Clear Todos is a simple and straightforward to-do list app that gives you the pleasure of crossing off items on your list. If you are looking for a simple app that will upgrade the basic pen and paper to-do list Clear Todos would be a great fit.

Clear Todos app screenshot

Harvest - Track your time and expenses

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $12/user per month

Harvest is the standard time tracking and billing app that offers visual reports about how you spend your time and money. It is best suited for larger teams and businesses because it's robust and one of the most expensive apps on the list.

Harvest app screenshot

HourStack - Improve efficiency with a visual calendar

Available on: Web

Price: $5.60, $12

HoursStack is a calendar app that tracks your time on tasks, generates reports and runs across a large number of apps. It has 10 direct integrations with popular apps like Asana, Trello, Slack. Todoist, Google Calendar, plus 1,500 integrations via Zapier. You can simply drag and drop tasks from them to your calendar. It helps you organize your work in a really effective way.

Hourstack app screenshot

Timeneye - See where the time goes

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: Free, $7/user per month

Timeneye is a time tracking app that offers all the standard plethora of functionalities like time tracking, reporting, and team monitoring. It allows you to set reminders for tasks, have weekly email summaries and manage your calendar.

Timendeye app  screenshot

Timely - Automate your time tacking

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: $6, $12, $20

Timely is a time tracking app that is supported by AI. It automatically fills out timesheets and keeps tabs on your project. You will always know where you stand with specific projects or tasks, plus you will be able to organize your work with the data provided by Timely.

Timely app screenshot

Nirvana - Get things done

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: $5/month, $49 (one-time payment)

Nirvana is a time management app that helps you to focus on the tasks that matter most and pushes you to finish them on time. You can create lists and set due-dates on tasks so you stay on schedule. The app has a visually pleasing and a user friendly design.  

Nirvana app screenshot

I Done This – Complete tasks and sync your team

Available on: Web

Price: $9/user per month (billed annually), $22/user per month (billed annually), $35/user per month (billed annually)

I Done This is a productivity app that logs tasks that were done by specific users. The app offers a list where you can see what has been and what still needs to be done on that day. The list is sorted by your team members so everyone knows what to do and can be edited by everyone.

I Done This app  screenshot

Tyme - Log Tasks and projects

Available on: Mobile (iOS), Desktop (Mac)

Price: $3.99/user per month

Tyme is a time management app that is exclusive to Apple products. It offers time tracking features ranging from reports (calendar view available) to reminders and other project management reports. The app is easy to use and simple.

Tyme app screenshot

Bear - Craft notes with ease

Available on: Mobile (iOS), Desktop (Mac), Browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

Price: $1.49/month

Bear is a beautifully designed app, that is great for writing down simple notes and creating to-do lists. You can link notes to each other and be more organized. Bear also allows hashtags to label and organize tasks and notes even further.

Bear app screenshot

Pocket - Save content from anywhere

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android, Blackberry), Desktop (Mac, Windows) Other (Amazon apps, Kobo)

Price: Free, $4.99/month

Pocket allows you to save images, text or videos from any site on the web. The app works great when you spot something interesting and just don’t have the time to address it. Save it for later and never forget a thing.

Pocket app screenshot

Notion - Write, plan, collaborate

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Desktop (Mac, Windows)

Price: Free, $4 (single users), $8/user per month

Notion allows you to take notes, create a knowledge base, set up projects and tasks and finally create spreadsheets. Notion combines 4 apps into one and saves you time and helps you to organize your team and their workload easily.

Notion app screenshot

All Hours – Automatic timesheets for your business

Available on: Web, Mobile (iOS, Android)

Price: $2/user per month

All Hours is a fantastic time management app for tracking employee time and attendance. You can create automated timesheets, optimize your payroll and set up geofencing. Your employees can punch in or out with their mobile devices. At the end of the month, you can generate visually pleasing reports.

All Hours App screenshot

If you think that we should add any other time management apps and tools to the list let us know. If you are interested in time tracking, in particular, you should give My Hours a try (30-day free trial). See you on the smart side of time tracking!

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