On the Job
On the Job
4.0b5

4.2

On the Job free download for Mac

On the Job4.0b5

16 June 2020

Project time tracker.

Overview

On The Job is a time tracking solution designed with ease of use in mind. Easily track the time you spend on multiple clients and multiple tasks. The clear and simple interface is designed to get out of your way, so you can spend less time keeping track of your time, and more time working productively. With low memory usage and a small footprint, On The Job is designed for anyone, from web designers to lawyers, who need a truly simple solution for tracking their time.

What's new in On the Job

Version 4.0b5:
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33 Reviews of On the Job

neartheredrocks
04 December 2017
Version: 3.0.9

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Is anybody using On The Job 3.0.9 with macOS High Sierra and can confirm that it runs in High Sierra without problems?
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neartheredrocks
04 December 2017
Version: 3.0.9
Is anybody using On The Job 3.0.9 with macOS High Sierra and can confirm that it runs in High Sierra without problems?
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ohmmmmmm
11 March 2016
Version: 3.0.9
I have a tiny architecture practice and have been using On The Job for only two months. For my minimalist needs, it has been working very well. It is fast, simple, and produces a professional looking invoice. It is anti-bloatware to be sure. I asked the developer a couple of questions and got a response in a couple of days. I suggested a refinement to the app allowing individual timing sessions for a single task to show up on an invoice. This suggestion was positively accepted by the developer. So far, so good!
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Pupsta
05 October 2015
Version: 3.0.9
Feel very let down by this developer. No updates in ages, now it continually crashes in El Capitan, and emails to the support address are ignored. I think we can now call this abandonware. My advice is spend your $40 elsewhere.
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Catinthehat93
23 February 2015
Version: 3.0.9
Somehow all the recent posts about this being Abandon-Ware aren't here now. This developer has continued to claim that he will keep development going, but the only revision to the software in about the last 2 years have been a Mavericks update. Same story with another of Stunt's software, Overflow. Both are nice apps, but Overflow could use some tweaks, and On the Job needs some serious revisions for a freelancer's use. I recommend looking elsewhere.
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5
Contrid
31 December 2012
Version: 3.0.8
Great software thank you!
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4.5
Johnleh
28 August 2012
Version: 3.0.6
I've been using this for over a year now. As a freelancer for over 15 years, I've used a small handful of time tracking solutions. So far this is the best I've found, and I'm happy to have it. It's good!
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Xplicit
27 April 2012
Version: 3.0.6
This is not a time tracking solution. You can create jobs, keep how much time you've spent on those and create invoices. Unfortunately the time tracking itself is very cumbersome.
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neartheredrocks
19 April 2012
Version: 3.0.6
I am right now testing On The Job extensively. It is an interesting, potentially very good application for the time tracking and billing needs of freelancers with many concurrent jobs like me. However, it certainly needs some more work and I am not sure whether Stunt Software is really working on this application. It took them more than two years to move from version 3.0.3 to version 3.0.6; one of the application's biggest problems (creating reports) seems to get not addressed; the latest entry in the blog on their website is from July 2011 (announcing the upcoming release of OS X 10.7); their support forum is full of topics with problems and requests and not much seems to happen (except getting the status "assigned). It would be great it Stunt Software could convince me and others that they are indeed working on this software! After all, $40 is not exactly cheap - a software like this deserves active development.
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4.5
Dodipower
09 September 2011
Version: 3.0.5
On the Job is the perfect Time-tracking tool for me.
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Ajmac25
02 August 2011
Version: 3.0.5
A good app, easy to learn and good service. It finally has been updated but there are still some issues that I would like to see, such as a better invoice editor. I will continue to veal new version and update later.
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Johnleh
27 January 2011
Version: 3.0.3
This is very good indeed. I just finished running a trial of pretty much this whole field of time-tracking/invoicing software, using them all in my daily freelance workflow. This was the one that made the cut. I liked OfficeTime as well, but this a bit better. Very well designed and solid. For my mind, intuitive. Full featured. Simply great.
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Cerebrl
16 August 2010
Version: 3.0.3
I not too sure why others have not reviewed this app, but I guess I will be the first. On the Job (OTJ) is a pretty functional piece of software. The organisation of the task timing is nicely done. You have clients, and under each client, you have projects. Within these projects you have jobs, or tasks. Each job has a title and notes as well as the times in which you worked on the job. It has a list of all the dates and starting times you activated the timer for that particular job. You can invoice 3 different filters -- Invoice this Job, this Client or All Jobs. Then you set the date range. The invoices are okay. You can choose from templates and customize them if you want. This is where the app breaks down a little. The customization is a little awkward and hard to get "just right", so if you are a perfectionist, good luck getting exactly what you want out of them. But, overall you can get a nice invoice to send to you client. Another cool feature is the menu bar icon which you can start and stop timers for any of your jobs. The app has a great inactivity monitor which if inactive for too long it warns you and gives you a choice to stop and remove time or continue. The one thing it misses that I would like is a pause. Pros: Clean interface, nice organization, inactivity monitor, menu bar control and it hasn't crashed on me yet (I have been using this for months). Cons: Invoice "designer" is a bit awkward and hard to get "just right"; no pause job, just stop job and I would like, but don't need, a notes section for the different times (nice if you want to leave yourself a note from where you left off). Summary: A good solid and stable app that does exactly what you need and quite a bit of what you want. It is a crucial piece within my workflow. [Cerebrl]
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Cowicide
17 July 2010
Version: 3.0.3
I like this app a lot, but I really wish it was more intuitive to session times, etc. But the main thing I think it's missing is the ability to track the time you use specific apps, etc. like MyMacTime does. I'd love to have that as an option.
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Hal2007
20 January 2010
Version: 3.0.3
Dupe: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/14742/on-the-job
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Ajmac25
20 January 2010
Version: 3.0.3
I have been using this program for 2 years and really like it. It tracks my time well and easily. It creates professional looking invoices and allows me to customize them to my preferences. Customer support is good and I would recommend this to anyone looking for a good quality, easy to use app at a good price. I have used other apps like this and this is by far my favorite.
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stakadush
03 February 2009
Version: 3.0
All I can say - if you need a time tracking application try this one first. It will save you time in trying other ones. :)
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Robomalo
14 October 2008
Version: 2.3.1
This is a great program, but 3.0 has been promised for a LOOONG time.
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5
Joeshmoe200us
18 January 2008
Version: 2.3.1
Simplest and inexpensive Job Time Tracker. I use this to quicklly keep track of and to e-mail out invoices for my web design business. I tried out demos of about 5 other time trackers, and this had a great interface and allowed me to filter in completed jobs by dropping them into a folder I created. The function that allows you to create a PDF, or to e-mail directly is a huge time saver.
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Ericg
17 January 2008
Version: 2.3.1
Wow, just tried it and loved it. I've tried other Mac Project Timers and keep on encountering limitations. Everything about this application is elegant - the timer, the invoice, the ease of use. Just outstanding.
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Saraswati
14 April 2007
Version: 2.2.2
I used MultiTimer Pro (OS 9) for many years and loved that app. Unfortunatley, the developer decided not to create an OS X version. On the Job is a terrific substitute MultiTimer Pro. In fact, the developer, Dan Messing, also used MultiTimer Pro for years and was inspired to create On the Job. This app is elegant and easy to use. I totally concur with the previous reviewers. Thank you Dan Messing!
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Photek
24 February 2007
Version: 0.7b
This app looks really promising... and they type of app I have been looking for for a while now... It is defiantly still a beta.... but it looks good so far.
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Starmanta
13 January 2007
Version: 2.2.2
This is a very slick app! As another reviewer said, everything about it screams "polished". I have only one issue with it, and that is the (apparent) inability to set different rates for different tasks within the same project. For example, one might invoice $25/hour for coding but only $12.50/hr for reading the related material. This is a minor gripe, though, and probably one that most people will never notice.
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4.75
Robin-O-Hood
21 November 2006
Version: 2.2.2
On The Job is so easy to use that I actually enjoy putting it to work tracking and billing client projects. I also use it to track the time (by task) I spend on my own project developments as it helps me to clearly see where my time goes. A great professional & personal time management tool. See how it works (with illustrations) and a detailed review @ The Apple Blog: http://theappleblog.com/2006/09/30/on-the-job/ Steven Hotelling
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5
Noneo
05 October 2006
Version: 2.2.2
Freelancer's first class choice! This app is excellent, it never let me down! It covers all I need, a great timer, creates invoices and looking beautiful not to say sexy! ; ) Respect to the Developer! Thanks!
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4.75
Audiowizard
08 September 2006
Version: 2.2.1
This is the best invoice app I've come across, I've looked at many, including TimeNet, Invoicer, CGInvoice, iBiz, TaskTime, StudioCzar, and a few other's I've already forgotten. The only downside is it's customization is fairly limited, being a super basic app. I like basic/clean apps, but this one is slightly too basic. I imagine as the developer continue's to make improvements and updates, this will shape into an absolute solid app to use for easily/quickly making invoices so that you can get back to what you enjoy doing on your mac, which probobly isn't learning new business software!
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4.75
Adrian-L-D-Sampson
22 August 2006
Version: 2.2.1
Finally, a usable invoicing application. This application is full-featured but does not sacrifice polish or intuitiveness. The interface reflects its straightforward operation that integrates line-items with timed tasks and makes printing attractive invoices mindlessly simple. Like most such applications, On The Job includes a task timer; the idle warning (if you stop working but forget to stop your timer) is a godsend. This software does exactly what I, at least, need in an organized, logical way.
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Olipower
09 August 2006
Version: 2.2.1
Frankly, I could not make it calculate any cost. I put in my default hourly rate in the preferences, then started timing. It was timing, but not calculating anything. I then tried manually inputting a few hours work. Still no calculation. When makin an invoice, it still said 0,00 sum total. Aha, that must be very good for business;-) Additionally, despite the super simplistic interface, I could not find where to put the clients address. Sorry to say, but it left my harddrive 10 minutes after install.
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Glenn-Wolsey
28 July 2006
Version: 2.1.1
http://glennwolsey.com/permalink/on-the-job-time-tracking-made-easy/
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Fli
23 June 2006
Version: 2.1.1
This is an awesome app for recording timesheets. Grouping tasks is v. easy and the invoice element is a nice touch which helps me present the timesheet to clients when they ask = I get paid! Thanks dev, keep up the good work.
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4.75
reefdog
24 April 2006
Version: 2.0.4
On The Job is the perfect time tracker for anyone who values simplicity and ease-of-use over feature bloat. Everything about OTJ screams "polish." (That's "shiny", not "from Poland".) The interface is refined and intuitive, the controls and keyboard shortcut are well-placed, the invoicing is incredibly simple and effective... it's simply a beautiful tool and a joy to use. Having watched the changes from 1.0 to 2.0, it's clear that the dev has a precise concept of his product, and restrains himself to keep all the features centered around the primary function: keeping track of your time! The price is indeed a bit steep, especially considering that OTJ 1.0 was $10 cheaper (albeit quite a bit less useful). Much like your Mac, however, you get what you pay for: OTJ is the most beautiful time tracker app I've found, and far more useful than any of the more "feature"-ridden alternatives. To explain my star ratings: I give it 5/5 for Features because it includes exactly what I need and nothing I don't. Ease of use is an easy 5/5. Value is 4/5, because it has a steep price, but a refinement to offset that. And a 5/5 for Stability, because I've had no problems whatsoever with the lastest versions.
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4.5
gcoghill
03 April 2006
Version: 2.0.2
I like this. I have tried every single last time tracker out there, even *ahem* going outside of MacUpdate to look. I think I even demoed this once but for whatever reason didn't give it a chance. I came back after once again getting frustrated with my current time software, Sambucus. The developer seems like a good guy, but he just doesn't seem to have the time to program. On The Job is not for a large studio/office, but for an individual I think it's great. The biggest "feature" of this software is the open-minded and active developer behind it. He's open to suggestions, and fixes any problems almost immediately. To me, that's what shareware is all about - communication with the developer. OTJ looks slick - you'd think you were in an Apple application. It may seem simple, but I have found the bloat from other apps to just be distracting. Perhaps in the future my needs may outgrow OTJ, but for now I just wanted a timer app that I didn't need to have to learn to use. And while I agree to some point with the reviews saying the price seems a bit high, after using this for a week and communicating with the developer, I registered before the demo even ran out.
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3.25
Backspace
29 March 2006
Version: 2.0.1
This is a nice little app that works as expected. Very simple and useful. I do, however, agree with the previous review that the price is a bit high for the features it delivers.
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Anonymous
05 July 2004
Version: 1.0
Does its job quite nicely. However, I consider the price a bit steep for the few things it does. There are not many features, but future releases could be promising. I'll keep watching this product.
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