7 best Pomodoro timer Apps to try in 2020 for Time Management

Time Management

What is the Pomodoro Technique?

Before diving in let’s discuss on Pomodoro technique. Whenever you are not doing productively and gets sidetracked a lot it means this 3 min article is right for you. The best way to fix that problem is to put yourself into a situation where you decide,

“I’m gonna get this stuff done during this period of time and I can have some fun time.”

Pomodoro technique takes that inputs into a simple system. So the idea is it takes 25-30 mins to get the work done and the break is available for 5 mins after the task. The default time for each task s 25 mins and after every task you can reward yourself with a 5 min break. With this technique, you can avoid interruptions and distractions. We have a comprehensive article over Pomodoro technique, Read here. So, here is the list of best apps available in the market. Some are for free, while others are freemium.

The Best Pomodoro Apps for time Management

Focus booster

For whom?
For freelancers who work for multiple clients or for those who handle multiple projects.

Availability?
Mac/Windows/Google Play/AppStore

Features.
Focus booster is a freemium app and service which has simple and clean UI. You need to sign up before using their services. It will track your data and syncs with focus booster web browser, app, and desktop apps. for exporting into CSV you need a premium service. It has a ticking timer which you can disable in preferences. you can also adjust your session length and break length in preferences.

Pomodone

For whom?
For those who want to integrate with third-party apps.

Availability?
Mac/Windows/Google Play/AppStore

Features.
If you are already using third party task management apps and you want to use the Pomodoro technique to boost productivity this is your app of choice. It integrates with  Trello, Wunderlist, Asana, Basecamp, Todoist, and more. this app lets you import your tasks and convert into pomodoros (25 min tasks). the statistics they provide are great for measuring productivity. they also have this chrome extension where you can blacklist certain websites during your focus period.

Focus keeper

For whom?
For those who get distracted too often and who like the minimalistic design.

Availability?
AppStore

Features.
Before jumping in, Focus Keeper is available only on AppStore, Simple app which fits touchscreens perfectly.  even is default color is tomato red, you can change the color scheme in settings. It comes with a minimalistic design which prevents users to avoid distraction. It also works if you switch apps or even if you put your phone to sleep. you can customize timer with help of virtual on-screen dial.

Pomello

For whom?
For those who want to integrate with trello.

Availability?
Mac/Windows/Linux/Web

Pomello is one of the best apps out there in the market. We all know Trello is a great platform for project management. This pomello simply integrates with trello’s tasks. It works mainly with trello’s boards and tasks. But, it is difficult to manage multiple tasks within the same timeframe. the statistics they provide are pretty great for productivity.

Be Focussed

For whom?
Best for Apple devices users to manage time and simple tasks.

Availablity?
Appstore/Mac

Features.
Be Focussed combines the power of todo list and shows on which task you are spending more time say it a day, month, a year or even more. The best part is it syncs all your data across devices. It works even in the background and supports 3D touch. Mac version supports different alarms too.

Engross

For whom? 
For those who wants to build their own personal productivity schedule.

Availability?
Android

Features.
This is my personal favorite Engross is the app which helps you to figure out what time in a day you are more productive. it lets you create tasks and each task converts to Pomorodo. the best part is it has a distraction tracking feature. so, in the end, you will know at what times of the day you are distracted the most. It has this amazing feature of whitelisting apps to prevent notifications

Toggl

For whom?
Small scale startups, freelancers, consultants and for those who work in teams

Availability?
Playstore/Appstore/Desktop App/Web

Features.
This is popular among small startups, consultants and freelancers. Toggl works on offline. once you got connected to the internet, it syncs across all your devices. It’s free for teams up to 5 users. it has a simple design and clean UI. Toggl gives reports in form of charts which are easy to interpret. the best part is that it’s open-source, so you can build whatever you want. 
Along with these, there are other great apps, clearfocus(Android/iOS), clockwork tomato(web) which also works the same as above.
Tell us what is your favorite app. Also, what feature you want from developers to build in the comment section below

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