The idea of a tool capturing your desktop activities can be a little daunting. Rest assured that Memory for macOS or Windows does not have full access to everything that is going on inside your computer; it can only capture basic information about the applications or websites you use. 

Memory works by reading window titles that are active. Let's say you have Google Chrome active on a website, it will send the current window title together with a timestamp with some detail about your activity, such as the website or file name. 

Here is an example of a row of data collected by Memory -

It will show up on your Memory Inbox like this -

List View: 

Timeline View: 

Please note that Memory does not track websites when viewed in Google Chrome's private/incognito mode.


Also note that:

  • Memory does not track websites when viewed in Google Chrome's private/incognito mode.
  • You can turn off tracking at any time by clicking the Memory icon and toggling the button:

You can access the Memory in Windows right from your system tray. Click the pink brain icon 🧠 and toggle between OFF and ON.

To make sure you never miss a billable minute, make sure Memory is set to automatically launch on start up. It just makes life a little easier. 😎 

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