Hamster – time tracker software

(Project) Hamster helps users to keep track of how much time spent on various activities during the day.

Whenever you move from one task to another, you change your current activity in the GNOME applet.

This software can present graphical statistics of how long you have spent on each task, and may be useful for project management or keeping employee timesheets.

Features include:

  • Intuitive graphical interface.
  • Fast and easy data entry with autocompletion of recent activities.
  • Flexible grouping with @categories and #tags.
  • Day, week, month or custom views by tallies by grops.
  • Graphical reports which are exportable and interactive.
  • Workspace tracking – switch activity when switching desktops.
  • Configure idle/off detection.
  • Configure reminder of the current activity.
  • Tag support.
  • Searching.
  • Full text search.
  • Data export in text, XML, and CSV formats.
  • Internationalization support.

Website: projecthamster.org
Support: Blog, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Toms Bauģis, Patryk Zawadzki and many contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


Hamster is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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