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Usage is a free macOS app that may appeal to time tracking fans

If you’re among those who like to review the way they’ve spent their working hours, I offered several suggestions in the Working Smarter for Mac Users eBook and online course, but I recently discovered yet another useful tool for time tracking. 

It’s called Usage, and it’s a menubar app for recording and displaying your application usage. It’s free and looks like this:  

I’ve been using it for a while and it seems to be about as accurate as other time tracking apps I’ve tried. Which is to say I don’t find it accurate enough to be helpful to me.

To be fair, I don’t know of a time-tracking app accurate enough to rely upon (at least in my humble opinion), so I don’t actually use a time-tracker in my worklife. But you might like it and there’s no risk—it’s free.

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Steve Sande
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Steve is the founder and former publisher of Apple World Today and has authored a number of books about Apple products. He's an avid photographer, an FAA-licensed drone pilot, and a really bad guitarist. Steve and his wife Barb love to travel everywhere!