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Kimai logo.jpg
Original author(s) Torsten Höltge
Developer(s) Kimai development team
Initial release January 4, 2007 (2007-01-04) (0.6.0)[1]
Stable release

1.19.7  (May 7, 2022; 12 days ago (2022-05-07))

Preview release 0.9.3 RC1  (April 30, 2014; 8 years ago (2014-04-30)) [±]
Written in JavaScript, PHP
Operating system Cross-platform
Available in Multi-lingual
Type Productivity software
Time tracking software
License(s) GNU General Public License v2.0

Kimai is free open-source time tracking software.

Product history

The Kimai open-source project was originally started by developer Torsten Höltge.[2] A SourceForge project was started for the software on January 04, 2007[3], and the first public release arrived as version 0.6.0 the same day.[1] Releases have been sporadic since, with the latest release arriving on August 4, 2011 as version 0.9.2.[4]

After a long hiatus, a stable version 0.9.3 was released to GitHub on October 29, 2015.[5]


The main features of Kimai include:

  • track work time
  • activity summary
  • organize summary by various attributes
  • web-based
  • multi-user support
  • multi-lingual
  • skinnable
  • XAMMP support

Hardware/software requirements

Installation requirements for Kimai include:

  • PHP 5.2 or greater
  • MySQL libraries for PHP
  • MySQL database

Consult the documentation for more information.

Videos, screenshots, and other media

  • Screenshots of Kimai can be found at Softpedia.
  • A demo of Kimai is available on the site.

Entities using Kimai

Further reading

External links