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What is Memory for Mac?

Memory is Timely's tool that records everything work on to a beautiful private timeline. It captures all the time you spend in different files, work apps, websites, calendar events, meetings and GPS locations. 

No timers, no notesーit works automatically in the background while you work, so you don't have to manually track your time or remember what you've worked on. By capturing everything you do, you get a complete picture of what you work on each day. 🖼

How do I set up Memory for Mac?

First, download it! There are three places you can do so:

1.) When creating your account for the first time, you'll be prompted to download Memory for Mac. Just click on the big, green Download Memory button:

2.) If you didn't install Memory when creating your account, don't worry! You can still download Memory from a few places.

While in the Hours tab, you can click on the link from this blue banner:

Or, while you're in the Day view, can click the green button to 'Connect' or download Memory from the 'Apps' dropdown:

3.) Alternatively, you can download Memory from the Settings > Apps tab:

Once Memory has been downloaded, open the .zip file and save the app to your Applications folder.

Launch Memory!

Double-click Memory and it will show up in your menu bar; just sign in with your Timely account e-mail:

Then make sure the green button in the bottom-right corner is switched 'On' to start capturing all of your work automatically.

If you want to turn Memory off, just toggle the button back to the left. When Memory is off, not data is collected or uploaded to Timely. Just be sure to turn it back on when you need to capture your work!

Select 'Launch on Startup' so you never miss a billable hour again!

We think it's a really great idea to have this selected. This way, you won't forget to turn Memory on after restarting your computer!

What are the OS requirements?

The minimum required version of macOS is High Sierra 10.13. 

What apps can I use with Memory?

Memory can track time spent in any web or desktop app ever created by default ー it will pick up any new apps you start using. We also have bespoke integrations with Google Calendar, Office 365/Outlook Calendar, Gmail, Todoist, Trello, Asana, GitHub to capture a little more detail for your timesheets. Timely's location tracking for Android and iOS can also capture the time you spend in different locations.

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