*the app doesn’t open -> don’t panic!
ActoTracker is application for keeping track of activities so you don’t have to.
Its purpose is to help you to answer questions like:
- what was that document I was working on Monday morning last week
- what was the email that let me to change this file
- what was the website I used to look up this information
What can it be used for:
- system-wide bookmarking and history service
- records entire document workflow e.g. bug fixing
- keep track of a research material
- as an alternative to tagging
ActoTracker is great for project management
How does it work:
The ActoTracker keeps track of when you open and how long you work with a document. Besides documents, it will also record URLs of websites you visit and is even able to track your emails, calendar events and chat sessions. This functionality is provided in form of AppleScript plugins an user can easily tweak or create their own, which makes it very flexible and extensible.
Think of the ActoTracker as system-wide bookmarking app
The recording of activities can be done manually via menu or hotkey or it can happen quietly in the background without interfering with your work. Filters may be used customize this behavior in detail.
The ActoTracker organizes records in journals, where each record can be annotated and tagged. All records are fully searchable within the application itself and the Spotlight.
With this kind of power comes also great deal of responsibility. Ultimately, it is always you who is in the control. All information is stored locally and never leaves your machine.