Chronos for PC and Mac

Published by Clemens Schulz

  • Compatibility: Available on Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7 & MacOS 10, 11, 10.8
  • Category: Productivity
  • Licence: Free
  • Software version: 2.2.1
  • File size: 2.26 MB

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Chronos Features and Description

1. Time tracking can be started or stopped from within any application using custom global shortcuts or the menu bar item.

2. Chronos is a time tracking application with a clean and intuitive user interface.

3. Tracked work periods are organized in projects and tasks.

4. It is designed to be minimalist, so you can focus on your work.

5. Projects can be exported as CSV files.


  • - Ability to create client categories, projects under those categories
  • - Ability to start and stop time
  • - Automatically stops the time on its own if there is no activity
  • - Ability to add notes for each project
  • - Ability to export stats
  • - Intuitive and easy to use interface

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Installation Requirements

PC Compactibility/Requirements for Installation

Compactible OS list:
  1. Windows 11
  2. Windows 10
  3. Windows 8.1
  4. Windows 7
  5. Windows Vista

Requirements for MacOS Installation

Intel, 64-bit processor, OS X 10.7 or later.

Compactible OS list:
  1. macOS Ventura: 13.3
  2. macOS Monterey: 12.6.4
  3. macOS Big Sur: 11.7.5
  4. macOS Catalina: 10.15
  5. macOS Mojave: 10.14
  6. macOS High Sierra: 10.13


Chronos - Is it safe to download?

Yes. The app is 100 percent (100%) safe to download and Install. Our download links are from safe sources and are frequently virus scanned to protect you

Software Reviews and Criticism

  • By Caleb-G

    Great Simple Time Tracker

    As a freelancer, I need to track my time. However, I despise apps that promise to automatically track your time, as I always would end up having to dig through the logs to sort stuff out. Chronos has the perfect set of features for me, without too much complexity. It’s just one of those apps that makes you wonder why developers would build anything else. The menubar helper is really sweet, too. Two things would make it perfect for me. First, it hasn’t been updated since August 2013. Although it still performs perfectly, the UI is looking a bit dated and I like to see some ongoing development. The developer is still writing apps though, so let’s hope that he returns to Chronos sometime soon. Because of this apparent abandonment, I’ve tried and failed to find a suitable replacement that would “stick". The other change? It would be lovely if you could hide the dock icon. Overall, it's a great app with perfect functionality, and I will continue to use it, praise it, and hope that it gets some love soon.

  • By StevetheBird

    Best time/productivity app I've found so far

    I have tried about 5 different apps to track my time as a freelancer, ranging from free to $15 and I have been disappointed by all of them. This is the first app that is covering all the things I need - ability to create client categories, projects under those categories, ability to start and stop time AND it stops the time on its own if it there is no activity (you set the idle limit). You can also add notes for each project and export your stats. The interface is intuitive and easy to use. A really helpful app for the money.

  • By GRMacGeek

    I really like this App!

    I have been using Toggl for years, (paying the $5/month) but it was more than I really needed. Chronos has been great, does what I need, simple to activate from the menu bar, easy to pick which projects I need to attach time logs to, and has a nice simple Export function. If you need simple time tracking, give this one a spin!

  • By CarlosOWingate

    Unfortunately Couldn’t get App to Start Running

    I was unfortunately unable to get the app recording time at all on my 2012 PC. When I pressed the red Record button no time started accruing. I have purchased and used over 100 apps and this was the first that I have been unable to operate. There is unfortunately very little “how to” information in either the app or the website. I am disappointed to say that this app has for me been a complete waste of money and time.

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