Codealike vs WakaTime

Codealike and WakaTime are both automatic time trackers, however WakaTime has support for over 60 IDEs while Codealike only supports a handful. WakaTime is better for independent contractors and software teams because WakaTime shows more granular details about the projects, files, and features developers worked on, while Codealike only shows high-level XP metrics.


  • Fully automatic
  • 8 editors supported
  • No integrations
  • No goals
  • Public leaderboard
  • No daily breakdown
  • No team features


  • Fully automatic
  • 60+ editors supported
  • Integrations with Git, GitLab, etc.
  • Programming goals
  • Public & private leaderboards
  • Accurate to the second
  • Team dashboards and reports
WakaTime Dashboard screenshot