About Harvest

Harvest is an online time and expense tracking tool for teams and projects of all sizes. Harvest harnesses the power of time tracking to help users answer critical questions about their team's time, project progress, and the health of the business. Plus, it turns billable time into invoices that make it easy to get paid online. Businesses can use Harvest to carry out time tracking, expense tracking, project management, billable hours tracking, task assignment, invoicing, scheduling, and more.

One of the biggest challenges with tracking time is getting team members to do it. The Harvest app - available for Mac, Windows, iPhone, and Android - makes time tracking easy for teams by letting them track time in the way that's easiest for them. Users can track time as they work - by starting a timer from their desktop, phone, or browser - or enter hours all at once, after they're done. Harvest even integrates with third party tools including Asana, Basecamp, and Trello - so that team members can track time from applications they already use.

Harvest also helps businesses put that timesheet data to work by turning it into intuitive, visual graphs that provide insight into teams and projects. Managers can see what each team member has worked on and what's taking up the most time. See project cost, how much time has been tracked to each project, how much budget is left, and how many billable hours have been worked. And when it's time to invoice clients, Harvest allows users to create an invoice right from the tracked time within the application. Email this data to each client and get paid online with the help of PayPal and Stripe integrations.

A monthly subscription to Harvest costs $12 USD/person/month (billed monthly) or $10.80 USD/person/month (billed annually). A free plan is available for single users. Discounts are available for nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.

Pricing starting from:

US$12,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Harvest

  • Time tracking - Log hours into a timesheet or start a timer from your desktop, phone, or browser.

  • Integrations - Connect Harvest to dozens of tools, including Asana, Basecamp, Jira, PayPal, QuickBooks, Trello, and Xero.

  • Expense tracking - Take pictures of receipts and save expenses to specific projects.

  • Powerful reports - Visual reporting gives you essential information about your team and your projects based on timesheet data.

  • Invoice clients - Create invoices based on your tracked time, email them to clients, and get paid online through PayPal or Stripe.
  • Typical Customers

    • Freelancers
    • Small Businesses (2-50)
    • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
    • Large enterprises (500 and more)

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China and 19 others

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$12,00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Harvest Software - Harvest makes it easy for your team to capture their time with native apps across devices. Also, Harvest integrates with the tools your team knows and loves — so your team can capture time the way they already work.
    Harvest Software - Harvest is an intuitive, lightweight time tracking experience that’s easy to adopt and use every day.  Create automated reminders to help your team track time regularly and accurately.
    Harvest Software - Harvest provides visibility into the key aspects of your projects—budget, team capacity, and costs—enabling you to keep everything on time and on budget.
    Harvest Software - Time tracking software is only useful if it’s actually used. That’s why we designed Harvest to be easy to adopt, integrated with your favorite apps, and flexible enough for all types of teams.
    Harvest Software - Turn your team’s tracked time and expenses into invoices and collect payment quickly with integrated online payments.
    Harvest Software - From Slack and Basecamp to Trello and GitHub, Harvest integrates with the tools your team knows and loves. Capture time the way your team already works.
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    Harvest Software - Harvest makes it easy for your team to capture their time with native apps across devices. Also, Harvest integrates with the tools your team knows and loves — so your team can capture time the way they already work.
    Harvest Software - Harvest is an intuitive, lightweight time tracking experience that’s easy to adopt and use every day.  Create automated reminders to help your team track time regularly and accurately.
    Harvest Software - Harvest provides visibility into the key aspects of your projects—budget, team capacity, and costs—enabling you to keep everything on time and on budget.
    Harvest Software - Time tracking software is only useful if it’s actually used. That’s why we designed Harvest to be easy to adopt, integrated with your favorite apps, and flexible enough for all types of teams.
    Harvest Software - Turn your team’s tracked time and expenses into invoices and collect payment quickly with integrated online payments.
    Harvest Software - From Slack and Basecamp to Trello and GitHub, Harvest integrates with the tools your team knows and loves. Capture time the way your team already works.

    Features

    Total features of Harvest: 40

    • API
    • Accounting Integration
    • Activity Tracking
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Attendance Tracking
    • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
    • Billable Items Tracking
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Customizable Reports
    • Data Import/Export
    • Expense Tracking
    • For Small Businesses
    • Invoice Management
    • Mobile Access
    • Mobile Time Tracking
    • Multiple Billing Rates
    • Offline Time Tracking
    • Online Time Tracking Software
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Management
    • Project Time Tracking
    • Project Tracking
    • Projections
    • QuickBooks Integration
    • Reminders
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Reporting/Project Tracking
    • Resource Management
    • Task Management
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Tracking
    • Time Tracking by Client
    • Time Tracking by Project
    • Timer
    • Timesheet Management
    • Web-based Deployment

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4,6 /5
    (579)
    Value for Money
    4,2/5
    Features
    4,3/5
    Ease of Use
    4,6/5
    Customer Support
    4,4/5

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    Eileen
    Eileen
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    • Industry: Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
    • Company size: 201–500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Time tracking tool, with great potential

    Reviewed on 2023/04/11

    Harvest provides a set of capabilities that facilitate time management, balancing the workload...

    Harvest provides a set of capabilities that facilitate time management, balancing the workload among our employees and boosting business performance.

    Pros

    This is a very intuitive tool that allows you to track time from any device, without any complications. I like that it provides automatic reminders that keeps our work team alert. It is very useful to verify the workload of each employee and reorganize the operational capacity. It facilitates the planning of all activities with excellent filters that help optimize our organization.

    Cons

    This time tracking solution has worked very well, I just wish it incorporated more customization options.

    Andualem
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    • Industry: Biotechnology
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support
    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Efficient Time and Expense Tracking with Harvest Software

    Reviewed on 2023/03/07

    I have used Harvest software for project management and time tracking purposes. One of the key...

    I have used Harvest software for project management and time tracking purposes. One of the key features that I found useful is the time tracking function, which allowed me to track the time spent on tasks, projects, and clients. This helped me to manage my time more efficiently and accurately bill my clients.In addition, I have also used the project management feature, which enabled me to create tasks, assign them to team members, set due dates, and track progress. This helped me to stay on top of my projects and ensure that tasks were completed on time.I have also used the invoicing feature, which allowed me to create and send invoices to clients based on the time spent on tasks. The software also provided the option to set up recurring invoices and track payment status, which made invoicing more efficient and streamlined.

    Pros

    1.Time tracking: Harvest is particularly effective at tracking time for individuals and teams, providing users with detailed reports that help them manage their time more effectively.2.Project management: Harvest's project management features are powerful and user-friendly, allowing users to easily collaborate and manage tasks across multiple projects.3.Invoicing and payments: Harvest streamlines the invoicing process, making it easy to send invoices to clients and track payments.4.Integration: Harvest integrates with a wide range of other software and tools, including accounting and CRM systems, which can help businesses manage their operations more efficiently.

    Cons

    1.Pricing: Harvest can be expensive for businesses that need to use multiple features or have a larger team.2.Limited customization: Some users may find that Harvest's features are too rigid and don't allow for enough customization to meet their specific needs.3.Reporting limitations: While Harvest provides detailed reports, some users may find that the reporting functionality is limited in certain areas.

    Ruth
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Easy to track time spent working on a client

    Reviewed on 2017/05/26

    Efficient time tracking that doesn't take much time out of your day and clear visibility on where...

    Efficient time tracking that doesn't take much time out of your day and clear visibility on where you are spending your time.

    Pros

    The chrome extension makes this really easy to track the time you spend working on a particular client. With the click of a button you can select the client you are working on via a dropdown menu and you just hit 'start timer'. When you stop the timer you can also add in some extra details that are great when you're trying to report back on where your time has been spent.

    When you log into the desktop version you can view week by week and day by day. You also have access to a dashboard which visually represents where you spent your time.

    Cons

    Sometimes you leave the timer running - it's really easy to forget that it's running in the background. You don't get a notification until the next morning and so I often have to log back in to correct my time logged.

    Arjan
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    • Industry: Civil Engineering
    • Company size: 201–500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Great tool for time tracking, especially for small projects

    Reviewed on 2023/11/13

    We are very content with Harvest. It made tracking our projects and function requests way easier....

    We are very content with Harvest. It made tracking our projects and function requests way easier. Which in turn made it easier to see if we sold the projects for a high enough price.

    Pros

    Easy to use time tracking. We use it every day to see how much time we spent on each project and function. We can easily see how much time was spent and how much time was calculated for the task.

    Cons

    We do not really have any cons. Exept that it takes quite some time to set it up the right way.

    Kurt
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 11–50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    Overall rating

    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Harvest is a Perfect Solution for Time Tracking and Billing

    Reviewed on 2022/06/22

    Everyone in the agency from me, the owner, to all of our team members love using Harvest. It's so...

    Everyone in the agency from me, the owner, to all of our team members love using Harvest. It's so easy to use, between the desktop version to the mobile app. It's been a lifesaver to make keeping track of time and budgets for our marketing agency.

    Pros

    I started my marketing agency in 1999. I used manual, paper solutions for time tracking for the first few years. After much research we found Workamajig in 2004 to switch to an online solution. It served its purpose for many years but everyone struggled with it and found it not user friendly at all. After many attempts we found Harvest in 2018. I played with it for a few days at the end of a month then ripped the bandaid and switched to it on the 1st of a month. It was SO user-friendly everyone loved it out the gate and we have never looked back. It's so great for time tracking and quick insight into projects and budget status at the client, project and task level. I love it!

    Cons

    It's very hard to complain about Harvest. I really love it. I do wish it had the ability to set budgets for staff by clients/projects so we can see how booked up our team is and better manage their time allocation. There is a second-party project Harvest syncs with to try to do this, but it does not work the way we needed it to so we dropped it after a brief trial.

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    Harvest FAQs

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    Harvest offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$12,00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Harvest costs $12 USD/person/month (billed monthly) or $10.80 USD/person/month (billed annually) for unlimited access to all of Harvest's features. A free plan is also available for single users with limited needs. Discounts are available for nonprofit organizations and educational institutions.

    Harvest has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

    Harvest supports the following languages:

    English

    Harvest supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile)

    Harvest integrates with the following applications:

    Akita, Alfred, Apollo, Apollo, Asana, Basecamp, Beanstalk, Bidsketch, Breeze, Chrometa, ClickUp, Databox, Domo, Flow, Formstack Forms, Freshservice, Fundbox, GitHub, Glip, Google Calendar, Google Workspace, Grapple Task Management Software, Grow, Hygger, IFTTT, InvoiceSherpa, Jira, Jitbit Helpdesk, Klipfolio, Lawcus, Mailform, Make, MeisterTask, Microsoft Outlook, OneSaas, Pastel, PayPal, Plecto, Proposify, QuickBooks Online Advanced, Quickbooks Online, Rindle, Salesmate, Slack, Smartsheet, Stripe, Teambook, Teamwork.com, Trello, Xero, Zapier, Zendesk Sell, Zendesk Suite

    Harvest offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, Chat

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