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:

USD 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.
  • Business size

    S M L

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premises

    Markets

    United Arab Emirates, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, China, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong SAR China, Ireland, Israel, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Sweden, Singapore, United States, South Africa

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    USD 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: 34

    • API
    • Accounting Integration
    • Activity Tracking
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Attendance Tracking
    • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
    • Billable Items Tracking
    • Billing & Invoicing
    • Budgeting/Forecasting
    • Customizable Reports
    • Data Import/Export
    • Expense Tracking
    • 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
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Tracking
    • Time Tracking by Client
    • Time Tracking by Project
    • Timer
    • Timesheet Management

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5
    (501)
    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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    David
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    • Industry: Semiconductors
    • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Comprehensive and easy to use time tracking tool

    Reviewed on 01/07/2022

    Pros

    It is very simple to use and configure. Make it easy to track time from anywhere with a mobile or desktop device. It allows you to customize the reminders to be more precise and efficient. It integrates seamlessly with Asana and Slack. It has a very complete help center that helps to quickly start using the platform.

    Cons

    Actually, so far I have nothing negative to mention, this is a very complete tool for time management.

    Kurt
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Harvest is a Perfect Solution for Time Tracking and Billing

    Reviewed on 22/06/2022

    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.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 1.0 /10

    I don't admin Harvest. I only enter time into Harvest. I don't like Harvest.

    Reviewed on 11/01/2018

    I personally get no benefits from this software. I'm not a fan.

    I personally get no benefits from this software. I'm not a fan.

    Pros

    So overall I'm not a fan. That said, documenting expenses is the best I've ever seen in Harvest. It's really well done and simple. Nice and clean, get your photos, get your monies and go. Big fan.

    That is where my love affair ends with this app.

    From an administrative point, maybe there are incredible advantages over other offerings. The world may have never experienced such a revolutionary piece of software and I, in turn, am a simpleton; stuck in a world of misunderstanding.

    Cons

    If you write a app which tracks hourly time and tries to put it into buckets for easy expensing, the time-tracking app should be simple for the multitude of non-admin users. Simply put, it's cumbersome and annoying.... and I say that because someone is going to take stronger language less seriously.

    Forget the fact that you have to enter in time _Daily_. When I say daily, I don't mean that you click on the day, you do the thing and save. I mean that it shows you one day per page at a time. No calendar to quickly go through a week, no monthly review where you can quickly fill in gaps. One page == one day. You can bring stuff over from the last-entered day, but the hours aren't filled in... just the buckets. This leads to an incredibly slow, painful, and frankly uninteresting experience. For a bunch of users who want to do their job instead of fiddling around with tracking how long they've done their job, asking them to use Harvest is basically asking them to make none of their time billable unless threatened with homelessness. It's incredibly painful to use.

    To be sure, I'm not a fan of time-tracking apps anyway. I akin them to asking your employees to lie to you and giving them a form in which to do it... but Harvest makes the fun of lying to your employer the low-light of your day. It's not fair.

    Jessica
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 201-500 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Harvest tracks project hours assigned and used

    Reviewed on 14/06/2022

    Daily and weekly resource allocation may be made much easier with the use of forecasting. Easy to...

    Daily and weekly resource allocation may be made much easier with the use of forecasting. Easy to use and easy to maintain. A daily or weekly timetable is available to everyone working on the project. Simple to use and simple to keep up to date.

    Pros

    It's simple to keep track of harvest time. Multiple projects and tasks can be created and assigned to various members of your team. It is possible to keep track of the time spent by each individual and compare it to the total number of hours allotted for the project.

    Cons

    An outdated and unfriendly user interface. That would be a great and eye-catching interface to view, in my opinion. As a result, it would be the same as receiving a service or conducting research!

    Katherien
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Tracking time on Harvest

    Reviewed on 25/06/2022

    Pros

    I have used Harvest since I joined the company where I work, is has been almost three years and I think is one of those tools that make everything easier. I personally have tried others but I always like that using harvest is very easy and I can connect with other apps like Jira so time tracking becomes faster. Lately I noticed they had an interface redesign and I believe it is just great, made everything even better.

    Cons

    I find a little difficult to use on mobile, I am much more used to using on a desktop device. But I do not really have any features that I dislike about harvest, it has helped me a lot and it is very useful.

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    Harvest offers the following pricing plans:

    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, Trello, Xero, Zapier, Zendesk, Zendesk Sell

    Harvest offers the following support options:

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

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