Changelog Desktop App


Date: March 11, 2023

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the timeline not to refresh on a new day.

  • Fixed an issue that caused tiles to appear twice in the third layer dropdown in edit mode

  • Fixed an issue that caused the app to flicker when opened via buzzer (Windows and macOS)


Date: March 07, 2023


  • The selection automatically jumps to the next layer if there is only one tile in a layer. (Also backwards)
  • Do not open window directly on tray icon click on macOS
  • Improved update experience on Linux

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the buzzer not to work when other USB devices were plugged in
  • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect tile to be selected when there was only one tile in the layer.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the dropdown menu to appear above the dropdown in edit mode on small screens.


Date: March 03, 2023


  • The size of the window can now be set smaller
  • Improved design of adding tiles
  • Improved program icon for macOS
  • Improved update experience on macOS

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused sub layers to display a different font size than set.
  • Changed broken icon in the info box of time entries under macOS.


Date: February 28, 2023

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused time entry notes to be lost when editing in the timeline.


Date: February 24, 2023

New features:

  • Buzzer settings: You now have the option to enable or disable the buzzer’s proximity sensor. The default setting is enabled and provides a smooth app experience. However, in some environments, the proximity sensor may be too sensitive, causing the app to open and close unintentionally. In this case, we recommend disabling this feature.



  • We have improved the display of information when hovering over time entries in the timeline.
  • If you are logged in to the desktop and open the web console from there, you will be automatically logged in to your account there without having to re-enter your credentials.
  • The app is now synced more frequently.
  • You will receive additional feedback in the app when the buzzer is successfully plugged in or unplugged.
  • The position of the buzzer in the app is now saved.
  • The buzzer now takes on the color as soon as it is plugged in.


Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the app to flicker when typing a note.
  • Fixed an issue that caused no time entries or transparent time entries to be displayed after an app restart.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the buzzer not to be detected on Windows machines in some cases.
  • When the app was launched without an internet connection, the app could no longer be opened without resetting the cache. This problem is now fixed.


Date: February 2, 2023

New features:

  • Added an alternative way to manually add time entries via a button in the timeline tools

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed an issue that caused the buzzer to light up only blue under macOS


Date: January 15, 2023

New features:

  • The automatic closing function can now be set to 0 seconds to enable immediate closing (when using the buzzer).


  • Users can now log out without exiting the app at the same time
  • A new tooltip helps to understand when no internet connection is available
  • The account information has been moved to settings
  • Improved text descriptions and translations in settings
  • Several design improvements

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed time offset +00:00
  • The timeline section is no longer cut off on large screens


Date: November 7, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes


Date: October 27, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Prevent multiple online status calls
  • Avoid multiple subscription to main-window-opened


Date: September 23, 2022

New Features:

  • Stable version
  • Settings > Advanced:  Subscribe to beta update channel added
  • Standard update channel: latest (stable)

Bug fixes:

  • Allow add new tiles while filter is active

3.1.34 (Beta)

Date: August 26, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Fix login issue

3.1.33 (Beta)

Date: August 25, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Some users had to re-enter their login data every time after a PC restart. These now remain stored even when the PC is restarted, unless the user actively logs off.

3.1.32 (Beta)

Date: July 18, 2022


  • Improved logging for better support in support cases

3.1.24-31 (Beta)

Date: July 14, 2022

Features from 3.1.24 available for MacOS


  • Spell checking disabled

Bug fixes:

  • Prevent adding multiple tiles when double-clicking the “Quick Add” button

3.1.24 (Beta)

Date: July 1, 2022

New features:

  • Settings > Advanced: Show favorites only in first layer.
    This feature is especially useful for large teams with many clients/projects. In this way, each user can mark his favorites for himself and only these will be displayed in his app.


  • Setting translations

Bug fixes:

  • Broken URL to web console dashboard

3.1.23 (Beta)

Date: April 27, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Autoupdater was not displayed on Windows devices. All features and improvements from 3.1.0 now available for Windows. See what’s new below.

3.1.0 (Beta)

Date: April 21, 2022


  • Quick Add
    • Admins and managers can now quickly add tiles directly in the desktop app

  • Reminders & Notifications
    • App can now notify you when the timer is started
    • App can now remind you after X minutes of active recording
    • App can now remind you to take a break at a defined time.
    • App can now remind you to track time if time has not been startet during working hours.

      Make sure you allow notifications from timeBuzzer in your operating system.

  • App supports now Apple M1 Silicon arm64
    • Universal download for arm64 and x64


More new features:

  • Time entries can now be easily edited manually using input fields.

  • General settings
    • Choose from three different designs for the tray icon to perfectly match the design settings of your operating system. (Colored/ Black/ White)
    • Enable the app to start in the background at system startup.
    • Hide the program icon in the taskbar.
  • Advanced settings:
    • Change the steps at which the time entries snap to during editing.
    • Set a key combination to open and close the app via keyboard.
  • Proxy Firewall: Added information about firewall settings
  • Account settings: In addition to the tray menu, you can now also log out and exit the app in the settings


  • App login redesign
    • Improved login window design
    • Link to the settings added
    • Simplified login via partner solutions
  • App settings redesign
    • Display app version number in settings window
    • Save & Restart with one click in settings window
  • If you click & drag a new time edit mode is automatically opened
  • App displays the colors of the tiles in the edit mode drop-down menu for faster selection
  • Smoother behavior of the app when minimizing
  • App is closed immediately if user is not logged in and there is no other window open
  • App indicates when you are offline and synchronization with the cloud is not possible.
  • Improved text and translations
  • Improved help tags


  • The buzzer in the app can be dragged to the right, making it easier to select for people who use long tile names.

Bug fixes:

  • Running time entries were sometimes not displayed in the timeline.
  • Footer buttons cannot be operated on very small screens with low resolution.

3.0.69 – 3.0.70 (Beta)

Date: January 28, 2022

New features:

  • Setting: Turn off LED
    Setting: Change buzzer rotation

Bug fixes:

  • The problem that some time entries disappeared in the timeline and were only displayed again after synchronization is now fixed. The error occurred when a line break was used in the notes field.


  • Minor design improvements in app settings

3.0.66 – 3.0.68 (Beta)

Date: January 23, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • The buzzer is now detected every time it is plugged in, even if the app is already open.
  • Long tile names no longer cause display problems in edit mode, which prevented dropdowns from being operated.
  • Other minor bug fixes


  • New installer is now shipped with the update
  • In addition to the system installation, a user installation is now also possible.
  • The app is restarted automatically after installation and update

3.0.65 (Beta)

Date: January 19, 2022


  • Improved midnight transition
  • Minor design improvements (e.g. color for disabled zoom buttons in timeline tools in dark mode.)
  • Improved update process: display of installation progress and possibility to run app directly afterwards.

Bug fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes

3.0.64 (Beta)

Date: January 04, 2022

Bug fixes:

  • Note fields: Spacebar and arrow keys work again

3.0.47 – 3.0.63 (Beta)

Date: Dezember 26, 2021

New features:

  • Introduction: Long buzzer click to go back in the layers

Bug fixes:

  • Minor bug fixes


  • Buzzer LED flashes when jumping back
  • Removed “indicator mode”
  • Autoforward deactivated when there is only 1 tile in a layer
  • Hide search on empty layers on app start
  • Improved update message (inkl. changelog link)
  • Disable closing timer when focus is in layer
  • Set standard closing timer from 5s to 3s
  • Improved visibility of the automatically closing timer (color optimization)

3.0.44 – 3.0.46 (Beta)

Date: November 24, 2021

Bug fixes:

  • Linux window height fixed
  • Sort tiles by name
  • Settings: Fix intial fontsize dropdown
  • Settings: show intial values of fontsize and timer


  • Add display of favorites
  • Restore theme color at startup
  • Settings: Choose language dropdown
  • Space behind midnight
  • Stop resizing/draggin at midnight
  • Minor performance optimizations

3.0.43 (Beta)

Date: November 9, 2021

Bug fixes:

  • Removed decimal places in the timeline
  • Full hours are now correctly displayed as :00 instead of :60
  • Synchronization while time is runningno longer causes color changes of the time entries
  • The colors of the activity tools are now displayed correctly when a time entry has been edited
  • Other minor bug fixes


  • Synchronization does not change the position and zoom of the timeline anymore
  • Long time entries no longer “run” out of the window
  • Tile list now loads more smoothly and no longer causes flickering.
  • Record display optimized
  • Height of time entries increased
  • Background color of empty layers
  • Styling of search tiles when no search was found
  • Quitting the application under MacOS with CMD+Q
  • Quitting the application under MacOS in the menu

3.0.42 (Beta)

Date: November 6, 2021

Bug fixes:

  • Error handling gobal tiles
  • Other minor bug fixes

3.0.39 – 3.0.41 (Beta)

Date: October 18, 2021


  • The window size is now saved so that the window retains its size when reopened
  • The app can now also be closed on Macs via the closing button in the title bar without closing the application completely.
  • It is prevented that app is completely closed. Instead, the window is only hidden.
  • On Mac and Linux, the “minimize” and not the “hide” function is used to hide the app window.
  • When the window opens, the focus is automatically set to the comment input field
Bug fixes:
  • Minor bug fixes

3.0.38 (Beta)

Date: November 2, 2021


  • Choose language in general settings


  • The window size is now
  • Improved display of long tile names in the selection bar
  • Added link to registration form to login window
  • “Show current time” scrolls now to 70% window with
Bug fixes:
  • ESC or click outside selection bar does not start the timer.
  • LED does not turn off anymore after 1 second of tracking