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Difference between Time Doctor 2 and Time Doctor Classic

This article shows the different features that are available in Time Doctor Classic and in Time Doctor 2.

Time Doctor 2 is a newer product created by the same company as Time Doctor Classic. 

Reports

Reporting

Time Doctor Classic

Time Doctor 2

Hours tracked 

Hours tracked in a selected time period broken down by day, week, or month.

Hours tracked in a selected time period broken down by day, week, or month.

Website and app usage

Shows all websites and apps used by each user and highlights potentially not work-related ones.

The Web & App Usage report does the same as Time Doctor Classic but also allows customization of productivity ratings of websites and apps (Productive, Unproductive, or Neutral). 

Also, provides an option to see URLs of all pages visited and window names of all apps used (more detailed web & app usage reporting). 

Timeline of a workday

A timeline list of all users’ activities in a day and an option to see more details on each activity.

A timeline list of all users’ activities in a day and an option to see more details on each activity.

Low keyboard and mouse activity

Low activity screenshots are highlighted; activity levels are shown under each screenshot. 

Activity levels are shown under each screenshot. 

Also, the Activity Summary report shows percentages and totals of idle minutes and idle seconds in a selected time period to report on overall activity levels. 

Attendance reporting

Shows if a user was late, partially absent, absent, or fully present for a shift. Also, allows for providing reasons for being absent and late.

Same attendance reporting as Time Doctor Classic, but with no option for providing reasons for being absent or late. 

Time on projects and task

Time spent on each project and task in total and per user.

Time spent on each project and task in total and per user. More options for how the data is presented than in Time Doctor Classic. 

Internet connectivity

None

The Internet Connectivity report shows the total time tracked offline by each user.

Summary report

No summary report but User and Team Dashboards show an overview of the data from other reports.

Activity Summary report shows total time worked, and total unproductive, idle, manual, and mobile time; allows diving deeper to see more details about each type of time.

User and Team Dashboards show an overview of the data from other reports.

Custom export

None

Allows exporting selected content from multiple reports in one place to fit your reporting needs. CSV, XSL, and PDF options are available. 

 

Other Features

Features

Sub Features

Time Doctor Classic

Time Doctor 2

API N/A

Yes

Yes

Client Login Feature

Client access feature (as a guest) Yes Yes

White label feature

Yes

No

Desktop Application


Silent monitoring option 

No

Yes

Start tracking automatically when the employee logs on to their computer

No

Yes

Supports Windows, macOS, Ubuntu/Linux

Yes

Yes 

(For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and above)

Option to time out due to inactivity

Yes

Yes

Option not to time out due to inactivity on selected apps such as Zoom

No

Yes

Email Notifications and Reports


Daily summary email report

Yes

Yes

Weekly summary email report

Yes

No

Trigger-based email notifications

No

Yes

Organize Employees into Groups

N/A

No

Yes

User Login Management


 

Single sign-on (Okta and MS Azure)

No

Yes

Two-factor authentication 

No

Yes

Manual Time


 

Option to add and edit time manually

Yes

Yes

Manual time approval functionality

Yes

No

Mass Deployment of the Application

MS Active Directory Group Policy

Yes

Yes

Remote desktop servers

Yes

Yes

Citrix

Yes

Yes

Jamf

No

Yes

Microsoft Intune

Yes

Yes

Windows Active Directory

Integration

N/A

Yes

Yes

Mobile Application

N/A

Yes 

(Android and IOS)

Yes 

(Only Android)

Payroll

N/A

Yes

Yes

Projects & Tasks

The option to track time without selecting a task

No

Yes

Option for users to create tasks for themselves

Yes

No

Screenshots

Option to blur screenshots

Yes

Yes

Screen video recording

No

Yes

Timezone Settings

Individual timezone settings for each user

No

Yes

View tracked time in the user’s timezone in the desktop application 

No

Yes

Idle time tracking

N/A

Yes

Yes

Web & App Tracking

Pop-ups to remind the user that they’re using websites or applications that might not be work-related

Yes

No

The ability to select which websites and applications are considered unproductive

No

Yes

Track individual pages visited on each website and window titles of apps, not just the root domains and app names

No

Yes

Work schedules

Work schedules and attendance report

Yes

Yes

Subscription plans

Some Time Doctor 2 features are available on certain plans only. You can review the plans here.

Integrations

Native Integrations: Pre-built Time Doctor integrations that allow syncing tasks between a third-party tool and Time Doctor.

Chrome Extension Integrations: Allow tracking time to tasks from third-party apps through a Chrome Extension. The Chrome extension adds a “Start Timer” button to third-party apps so that time can be tracked without leaving the third-party app. 

Integration

Time Doctor Classic

Time Doctor 2

Native

List of native integrations

No native integrations

Chrome Extension

List of Chrome extension integrations

List of Chrome extension integrations

 

For some integrations, we send tracked time back to that integration:

Integration

Time Doctor Classic

Time Doctor 2

Freshdesk

Yes

No

Jira

Yes

Yes

Redmine

Yes

No

Teamwork

Yes

No

Unfuddle

Yes

No

WorkflowMax

Yes

No

Supported Operating Systems

Operating System

Time Doctor Classic

Time Doctor 2

CentOS

Yes

Yes

Chrome OS

Yes

Not supported

Fedora

Yes

Not supported

Ubuntu

14.04 LTS and above

16.04 LTS and above

macOS

OS X 10.13 and above

OS X 10.13 and above

Windows

Windows 7 and above

Windows 7 and above

 

For more details, reach out to support2@timedoctor.com.