WakaTime for TeXstudio TeXstudio

The open source plugin for productivity metrics, goals, leaderboards, and automatic time tracking.


  1. Install the wakatime python command line tool.

  2. Create a ~/.wakatime.cfg file with contents:

    [settings] api_key = XXXX

    Replace XXXX with your actual API Key.

  3. Run install.py

    Mac and Linux

    curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/wakatime/texstudio-wakatime/master/install.py | python


    Download and extract texstudio-wakatime-master.zip, then double click install.py.

  4. Use TeXstudio like normal and your stats will automatically show on your WakaTime Dashboard.