Receive the real-time feedback about your work efficiency and the number of distractions.
Manage tasks, keep an eye on your performance and block distracting websites like Facebook, Reddit or Product Hunt to keep your unproductive habits under control.
I left Rescue Time after figured out they a) constantly got hacked and b) they sell data. If you think it's not related — you're wrong. It get hacked to sell the data as well. Think, services like that should avoid using cloud, or if they are, it must provide top security level.Pros:
Good tool for tracking productivity. Think, macOS should provide it by defaults (as iOS will does since 12).Cons:
Security risk: collecting tons of private data and doesn't provide multi-factor authentication
The team is passionate about their mission/vision. I have high hopes for how this product will grow.Pros:
Best productivity application I've used; great data visualization identified causes of distraction quickly; made me more focused in daysCons:
Missing contextual tasks; sometimes email is a productive task, sometimes its an unproductive one :D
Having used a number of productivity apps before, I can say most of such
apps focus on one of the aspects, only: e.g. time boxing, tasks organization etc. And none of those provide a complex solution, "all-in-one". Y-Productive is definitely one of pioneers here. It tracks your productivity in real time. In the focus mode, I have much more chances to complete the work. Feature of history/statistics makes me thinking about retrospective of my work, and it gives another bunch of motivation. Categories feature allows to "teach" the app constantly, and prevent a distraction next time.
I also know Y-Productive team works on the feature kind of "Smart Coach" - virtual assistant which gives an advice based on user behavior. I`m really starving to test it, since this sounds like real AI. Also, mobile app may become a logical extension to the current...Pros:
Cool UX/UI design and useful features - focus mode, reports, categories. My personal assistant who never sleeps and tracks my productivity.Cons:
Not really a con, but... I`m missing Focus Mode for desktop apps (Mac/Win). Now, Focus Mode works for browsers, only.
Would really recommend to try out the app if you want to have a tool for focusing on your daily tasks.Pros:
Simple yet powerful tool with great UI/UX. Productivity counter and focus mode are really good features.Cons:
Maybe would be great to have Productive/Unproductive categorisation for different spheres (like work, self-learning, home etc.)
I've been using the app for very long time and I'm completely amazed from the first day. It's not only functional but it's also beautiful and user-friendly (yes, a very important point!).
I had problems with working constantly on things but now it greatly improved and I know where I lose my time and work on improving that.Pros:
Easy to understand, ability to track where you lose your time, block unproductive web-sites.Cons:
I miss a mobile app but it's in developers plans :)
Saw it. Tried it. Signed up for it. Liked it immensely more than Rescuetime within a short while of use. Decided to stop using Rescuetime since I realized that it recorded plenty of information, but the experience wasn't really what I was hoping for when I started using it and I rarely checked the data. This app is cleaner upon first impressions and I've already found myself using it more and paying attention to what I'm doing and not doing more. Well done and looking forward to future updates.Pros:
Very nice to use & only takes a few minutes to get used to it. Already find it helping with productivity & being used more than Rescuetime.Cons:
All the people that are grumbling that the Maker is actually charging for something he made.
I've used this for about 2 weeks and very quickly it replaced RescueTime for me. The reports and real-time feedback on your productivity (in 5 minutes intervals), plus the insights it gives you like how many times you switched to non-productive apps, is amazing. On the other hand, time tracking is still limited, so if you have to log billable hours by client or aggregating several projects, I'd recommend using this with another app like Toggl.Pros:
Insightful UI shows you in real time if you've been productive or not This alone makes it more useful than other productivity tracking appsCons:
No free version. Task time tracking is limited, with no option to export or set billable hours.
This app is awesome!Exactly what I needed.
Great solution for people who wants to track their productivity.
The first thought using this app was : I need it for my phone!I spend a lot of time with it and it harms my productivity so much.
The question is : when you guys are going to have a mobile app?:)Pros:
Easy to useCons:
looking for the mobile app
I really like this app so far, I got downloaded it at the beginning of my workday and already feel really set up as I'm closing out. The way it handles adding lists to your productivity/unproductive tabs is intuitive and non-intrusive. I like it, and I like seeing how productive I was while trying to attempt a task - very critical to my job that requires lots of self-motivation and self-accounting.Pros:
Very intuitive UI, Very easy to get started.Cons:
Easy to just toggle focus mode off, tasks isn't feature rich.
I've been using Y-productive for almost a year. Two most important things for me is that it helps me in keeping track of how much time I spend on different projects and makes me aware of how much time I waste on unproductive stuff.Pros:
Easy to use, nice design, new functions coming all the time.Cons:
There still some functionalities that are not developed yet.
I gave Y-Productive a chance and I really enjoyed what I saw -- plus devs are quite responsive and it is developed in Tallin <3
However at this time it lacks many of the features that I love from Timing, I for sure will gonna give Y-Productive another spin in the future.Pros:
Beautiful and easy to understand UI / Light on the system (could be lighter, though)Cons:
Lacks many features other products have (read: Timing App)