Whether you run a small business or need to track working hours and calculate pay for some other activity, you might benefit from using Alternate Timer.
It is a straightforward and intuitive application that can help you manage working days for your employees, track break time, vacation and sick days, as well as calculate their monthly salary.
Track working hours and calculate pay
To begin with, you can specify a daily schedule by setting the work and break hours, then begin timing. The application automatically calculates an employee's salary depending on the defined hourly wage.
Alternate Timer can display information in a detailed table or a monthly calendar.
You can consult the calendar or timetable to get detailed information about a specific employee's monthly activity, view the number of hours worked each day, break time, salary and additional comments.
Entries can be edited manually and you have the option of setting vacation days, holidays and sliding days, as well as specify if an employee was ill for a certain period of time.
Create and manage multiple timers
It is possible to open multiple timer files at once, but the application does not automatically load them when it is launched. Therefore, you are required to manually open them each time you start the program.
Generate timetables and encrypt data
You can save the timers as project files or export timetables to CSV, TXT or HTM. These contain detailed information about each working day, as well as monthly statistics.
Each timer file can be encrypted, preventing it from being opened or modified if the correct password is not provided. Additionally, you can protect time and attendance data with a supervisor password.
Overall, Alternate Timer is a tool can can prove useful if you need a straightforward method of tracking time and calculating salaries. It offers a simple, if slightly outdated interface and can be used to generate monthly timetables.