When comparing Desktop Task Timer vs Everhour, the Slant community recommends Everhour for most people. In the question“What are the best time tracking apps for freelancers?” Everhour is ranked 14th while Desktop Task Timer is ranked 18th. The most important reason people chose Everhour is:
Bi-directional sync means that you can continue to send invoices through QBO. Report filtering — great, unique options for grouping and displaying time data.
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Pro Light version available
There is a cheaper light version available for those that don't need the full functionality of the app or would like to try it out without spending the more money on the more expensive version.
Pro Export time to CSV
Users can export CSV files from the app to use for billing, etc. Though this does require the non light version.
Pro An internet connection isn't required
Due to the app having no cloud sync there is no need to have an internet connection for the app to run. Everything it does is local to the device.
Pro Sync time across devices using a shared folder
While not necessarily the easiest of options (really more a work around to the apps limited functionality) users can sync the apps files to a shared folder or cloud storage folder in order to have sync'd time across Mac's.
Pro Integration with QuickBooks Online
Bi-directional sync means that you can continue to send invoices through QBO.
Report filtering — great, unique options for grouping and displaying time data.
Pro Integration with Asana
Allows for consistency and streamlines processes for my team, reducing the need for duplicate efforts
Clearly displays project status
Pro Flexible Reporting on Spent Time and its Cost
Allows using a combination of different columns to break time by project, task or member.
Con Only available for OSX
Can only be used on OSX devices, which is pretty limiting for those that use multiple OS's.
A bit more control over user permissions and/or roles would be useful.
Con Offline functionality
Everhour does not have offline functionality for use when internet is not available.