How Groups Work

Groups are collections of applications stored in logical categories. For example, you might have all your graphic design application in a group called “design”. It’s important to understand that if you do not have an app in a group (or an active project) it will not be tracked.

TimeSucker has a default group called “auto group” that automatically tracks any application you happen to be using. That feature is described below. You may add any application to more than one group. However, when you use that app, all groups containing it will log the time.

Adding apps to a group

To add an application (or multiple apps) to a group, select the groups tab via the sidebar and select the desired group. Then click the “add app” button (plus symbol icon) located in the top/right corner, or by clicking File > Add Apps to Group. Once an app is in a group you can drag it into another group, or hold option while dragging to copy it into a different group.

The Auto Group

If you use an application that is not in any group, the app will be automatically added to the “Auto Group”. You can’t delete the Auto Group or add apps into it, but you can drag apps from the Auto Group into other groups.

You may also turn off the Auto Group by selecting it, then clicking the settings icon that appears on the right.