Hubstaff is a simple application that your virtual workforce installs on their machines to track time, activity levels, and take screenshots.
Workers can select a project, and Hubstaff will then track time and activity to that specific project, which becomes viewable in the web application.
When a user is running Hubstaff, randomized screenshots will be taken about every 10 minutes.Hubstaff also calculates activity percentages to show how active your team is. Here’s how the activity levels are calculated:
No, Hubstaff does not store individual keystrokes. We simply store whether any key was pressed, and assign a value (true or false). We do not store which key was pressed.
Hubstaff has been designed specifically for your operating system of choice. We’ve built lightweight native applications for Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, Chrome OS, and the Chrome browser.
No, you can add as many users as you would like to your organization. You can also have as many projects as you like. The number of users are restricted by your plan size but Hubstaff is fully capable of scaling to the largest team sizes. You can check out our pricing for more details.
All screenshots taken by our desktop client are stored on Amazon's S3 service.
Our desktop client triggers a screenshot to be taken and then that screenshot is either a) moved to Amazon S3 immediately or b) stored on the user's local computer until an Internet connection can be established to upload the images to Amazon.
We recommend reading the Amazon AWS security details.
We also recommend reading our terms of service.
Yes, any owner or manager of an organization can delete work screenshots for any reason they choose. Users can delete activity (screenshot + time) but not individual screens.
For details on how to delete a screenshot, follow the steps in this support article.
Yes! We have a free version of Hubstaff for a single user called Solo Lite.
Hubstaff also has an attractive referral program that allows you to get our plans at a discounted rate or 100% free.
Yes, after starting your account you can cancel it at any point. There are no contracts and no obligations.
Yes, Hubstaff integrates with over 30+ third party applications like Basecamp, Asana, and Trello. Hubstaff integrates with some of the world’s most popular project management, invoicing & accounting suites.
Yes! Hubstaff offers automatic and manual payment options. You can see more details about setting up automatic payroll here.
If you aren't satisfied with your Hubstaff account, just email us within the first 60 days and we will be happy to refund your money. We don't offer refunds (full or partial) after 60 days.
We’ve got a robust affiliate system that is 100% free, and you’ll be paid for every referral made through your unique link. As a Hubstaff affiliate partner, you'll get 30% recurring commissions on your sales for Hubstaff. You can apply to become a Hubstaff affiliate partner here.
Not at all! This blog post should give you more than enough reasons why.