Activity Timer is a computer activity, project or task timer. You can use it to track the time you spend using the mouse or keyboard. When minimized you can see the time so far by hovering the mouse over its icon.
You can also set it to play or show reminders to look away from the screen for a few seconds from time to time as advised by eye doctors - this can mitigate that tiredness of the eyes that can result from long periods of staring at a computer monitor.
You can also play or shows screen alarms as a reminder to stop work after a preset period of time.
You can track projects individually. You can change the project or set it to working or not working with a quick right click on the icon. Also can be set so that the projects list shows whenever you move the mouse into the corners of the screen. You can also automatically change project when you use particular windows or documents
You can set it to flash its icon, flash the border of the screen, show a splash screen, or play any tune or CD track when your desired time for the session is over. The tray icon itself is a miniature pie chart showing the session time.
You can also run a screen saver as the end of session or as the eye protection reminder.
You can choose when you want each day to roll over to the next - preset to 6 a.m. which is suitable for most.
Has many report options - by week, or day. You can also record all the time periods during the day for each activity. Includes automatic backups as well.
You can set it to start whenever you start the computer.
Easy to add a new project - just enter its name into the box and press the New Project button and it is done.
Free with splash screen - bar charts disabled and some of the special features. Low price if you pay for the extra features.
Straight forward layout. Extremely easy to use
You can also edit text for its windows and menus, for instance to translate into your own language.
What's New in this Release: Anyy image for the splash screen for the eye protection and end of session reminders. Any web page for the splash. Automatically change project when you use particular windows. Change project for any session after it is recorded. Show tables of times per week. Show project costs on a per hour basis.
Link to Work Log & Activity Timer sample code
Platform: Win95,Win98,WinME,WinNT 4.x,WinXP,Windows2000,Windows2003,Windows Tablet PC Edit
License: Free To Try
Date Added: Oct 30, 2006
Last check for an update: Feb 21, 2017
Last version date: Oct 07, 2008
Page Visit: 84
Malware Status: Clean
Scan Date: Mar 30, 2008