As a freelancer, the block feature allows my clients to track easily how each hour invoiced was used.
Time reporting app for freelancers Easy & Flexible
Report time worked to your clients easily.
Keep clients informed on how time purchased has been spent.
Invite up to 15 team members on each project for free.
Group and report time logs regardless of team members, tasks & periods.
Pay only for active projects and archive an unlimited number of projects for free.
You see all time logs according to your current time zone. This is practical if team members are in different timezones.
Sometimes you may want to log time worked but want to publish it later.
Invite team members to collaborate on each project for free.
Changes made by other team members are immediately reflected. No surprises when the page is reloaded.
Share your time logs report with anyone (ie. clients) without needing to login.
Define each participant permissions at any time.
Email your customised report links to any team members.
Divide your projects into tasks easily.
Filter tasks per team members, blocks, and task description.
Assign each task to a single participant if needed.
Group tasks the way you want with tags.
Drag & drop tasks according to your priorities.
Set a time budget per task
Time blocks Features
Group logs as blocks
You can group time logs regardless of team members, tasks & periods. Theses groups are called blocks.
Set a limit
Each block could have a maximum time allowed. For example, a block could represent a 10 hour package.
Set an expiry date
Each block could have an expiry date. For example, a block could represent an hourly package valid for 1 month.
You can disable the features that you won’t be using for different projects.
You can easily duplicate projects. This can be very handy if you need project templates.
Export to excel
You can export your project task, time logs & time blocks into Excel (csv).
You can transfer the ownership of any of your project to one of its participant.
Download & Import
You could download a backup of your project, then import it at a later stage. A backup could also be used as a project template.
Archive an unlimited number of projects for free. Pay only for active projects.
Time based invoice
Build invoices based on the time reports you've prepared.
Create an invoice from scratch without importing anything.
When creating your first invoice, the invoice details entered will be stored, so that when creating any new invoice you won't have to retype all the details again.
Definitely the most cost effective solution to share time worked with my clients. I can keep all completed projects for free forever!
With jikan, my clients can track progress of the projects they have hired me for, and are comforted by seeing professionnal-looking and transparent reports.
To be able to keep track, manage and measure the input of each collaborators on a project on one single platform was the number one reason we chose Jikan.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Jikan really free?
Yes, the first plan is USD 0.00 forever and it will not change. This free plan includes all the features of Jikan for 1 active project. Once you are done with a project, you can archive it and create a new active project. The free plan allows you to have one active project at a time, you could therefore have an unlimited amount of archived projects. Once you need to work on more active projects, then you must upgrade to a paid plan.
What is an archived project?
An archive project is a "frozen" project that you can still access but cannot update. Read more...
Why shall I choose Jikan over other time reporting app?
Jikan has been built by freelancers for freelancers. We, the jikan creator, do use Jikan on a daily basis because we were not happy with what was existing. Read more...
What does Jikan means?
Jikan means "Time" in Japanese. All of our products try to follow the Japanese theme because we are the Samurai Web Experts.