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Furtherance is a time tracking app, with a native interface on Gnome, Windows, and Mac. It allows you to track time spent on different activities without worrying about your data being captured and sold.

Furtherance screenshot


  • Tasks are saved in a database with an unlimited capacity. It can be backed up for security and portability.
  • Tasks are grouped by name and date.
  • Tasks can be edited after they are created (name, time, and date).
  • Settings to customize the view and defaults to your liking.
  • Features can be added! Just open an issue.

Getting Started



Download on Flathub

  • The easiest way to install Furtherance is from Flathub. Make sure you have Flatpak setup.
  • Furtherance is also available on Arch in the AUR, btw (stable or nightly)

Mac / iOS

Download Furtherance on the App Store

  • Furtherance for Mac & iOS is available on the App Store.
  • It uses a different codebase (Swift & SwiftUI) to provide a native experience. You can view the source code here.


Download from Microsoft Store

  • Furtherance for Windows is available from the Microsoft Store.
  • It uses a different codebase (C# & WinUI 3) to provide a native experience. You can view the source code here.


Get it on Google Play

  • Furtherance for Android is available on Google Play.
  • It uses a different codebase (Dart & Flutter) to provide a native experience. You can view the source code here.


The easiest way to build Furtherance is with GNOME Builder.

To build Furtherance on your own, make sure you have all the dependencies: rust, cargo, meson, ninja-build, sqlite3, dbus-1, glib-2.0, gtk4, libadwaita-1

Then do:

git clone
cd Furtherance
mkdir build
cd build
meson ..
sudo ninja install

To uninstall, run sudo ninja uninstall in the same directory.


Type in the name of the task you are working on, add some #tags, and press start. That's really all there is to it.



If you speak another language, it would be greatly appreciated if you could help translate Furtherance to make it available to more people! You can get started easily using Weblate.


Besides helping to pay the bills, tips make me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. If you've gotten value from Furtherance, you can tip me via:

  • Ko-fi
  • PayPal
  • Bitcoin: bc1q70czd5evhsxnjcd45cj2n4s3dr6qmhvrlljjlk

Thank you so much!

Project Details

Built With

  • Linux: Written in Rust using the Gtk-rs bindings for GTK 4.
  • Windows: Written in C# using WinUI 3
  • Mac: Written in Swift using SwifUI
  • Android: Written in Dart using Flutter


This project is licensed under the GNU General Public License v3.0. See the LICENSE file for details. (This only applies to the Linux version, the source code you see in this repository)


This project is created and maintained by Ricky Kresslein under Unobserved. More information at