You didn't sign up for constant interruptions

RescueTime helps you understand where your time goes each day. Optimize your energy. And take back control of your day.

Understand where your time goes

RescueTime works in the background on your computer, phone, and tablet to show you exactly how you spend your time (no manual entry required).

Build better digital habits

Set Goals for what matters most to you, whether that means less time on social media, writing for 2 hours a day, or not checking email first thing in the morning.

Rebuild your focus muscle

Take control over your distractions. FocusTime automatically blocks social media, news, and entertainment when you need to focus.

Optimize your day

Make the most of your productive time and protect yourself from burnout with customizable Work Hours, in-depth reports, and trends.

Get the full picture of where your time goes

Easily track time spent in meetings, on calls and breaks or any other activity to get a full record of how you spend your time each day.

“If you want to become your most productive self, you need to understand how you spend your time. There’s no better tool for doing that than RescueTime.
- PC MAG editor’s choice

Knowledge worker

“In this age of distraction, being able to focus for a long period of time on a single task is a competitive advantage few people have. RescueTime helps me identify not just how I spend my time but also when I’m most likely to do my best work each day.”

- Jonathan White, Developer at AirBnB

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“[RescueTime] wants you to be a more efficient person. You’ll discover things about yourself that will make you wonder how you ever got any work done without it.”

- Alexis Ohanian, Founder, Reddit


“Most people waste their time because they don’t know they’re spending it. RescueTime is the wakeup call and reality check most people need when they’re struggling to manage their time and attention.

- Srinivas Rao - CEO of Unmistakable Creative

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“Until I began using RescueTime, I had no idea just how bad my social media overuse was. Since I’ve been using it, I’ve gone from hours of social media use per day to about a half hour.”

- Colleen Doran, award-winning comic book writer and illustrator

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Student or Teacher

RescueTime has made me 100% more aware of my productivity. It’s the best tool I’ve found for recording how you’re spending your time, digging into the details, and building better habits.”

- Jonathan, Ph. D student

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Use RescueTime for yourself or your entire team
(without invading their privacy)

Whether you’re a team of 2 or 2,000 RescueTime for Orgs gives your entire team the gift of focus

Team-wide productivity reports tell you exactly where your team’s time goes

Key Tools and Trends show your ratio of “Urgent” to “Important” tasks

Employee-first reporting protects your team’s privacy

Built with love by a dedicated team of developers, data scientists, and big thinkers

Tips, Guides & Resources to keep you on track

Blog Post

The State of Work Life Balance in 2019: What we learned from studying 185 million hours of working time


Failing to prepare is preparing to fail

Data Post

Screen time stats 2019: Here’s how much you use your phone during the workday

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