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Best Alternative to ActivTrak Employee Monitoring Software

Looking for an ActivTrak alternative that’s flexible, intuitive, and fairly priced?

CurrentWare has the user activity tracking, web filtering, and data loss prevention features you need to keep your business running securely and productively—at a fraction of the cost!

We offer fair prices and honest value to keep our products accessible to companies of all sizes.

Starting at $2.99 USD per license per month

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CurrentWare’s Data Security and Computer Monitoring Software

Starting at $2.99 USD user/month

Employee Monitoring

BrowseReporter is a versatile employee monitoring software to track productivity and efficiency. Easily monitor web browsing and application usage with intuitive user activity reports.

✓ Make informed decisions with user activity monitoring

✓ Detailed evidence of web activity, the perfect tool for enforcing internet use policies

✓ Automatically capture screenshots of employee desktops

Web Filtering

BrowseControl is an easy-to-use website blocking software for restricting internet access.

Enforce internet use policies, block distracting websites, and improve internet security with granular internet access control policies.

Block websites based on URLs and content categories

Prevent users from running certain programs

Control internet access with allow and block lists

Device Control

AccessPatrol is a data loss prevention and USB control software to protect sensitive data against theft to portable storage devices.

Block USB devices and other peripherals to mitigate the threat of USB malware and data leakage.

✓ Block USB devices, network storage, & other peripherals

✓ Get alerts of USB file transfers and device use

✓ Block file transfers based on name and filetype

PC Power Manager

enPowerManager is an effective solution for remotely managing PC power policies across an enterprise to conserve energy and reduce costs.

With a simple click of the mouse computers can be remotely shutdown or booted automatically at different times during the day.

✓ Remotely schedule and manage computer power states

✓ Configure advanced power policies for all users

✓ Track logon, startup, and shutdown activities

Employee Monitoring, Web Filtering, PC Power Management, & Device Control Software

Improve employee productivity, data security, and business intelligence with advanced awareness and control over how technology is used in your organization.

Each solution operates from the same central console, allowing you to easily manage the entire CurrentWare Suite from the convenience of a web browser.

✓ Get advantageous pricing when you purchase all four solutions

✓ Seamlessly add new solutions without redeploying the clients

✓ Includes BrowseReporter, BrowseControl, AccessPatrol, and enPowerManager


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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.
Starting at $2.99 USD per license/month.

Compare ActivTrak vs. CurrentWare Key Features

CurrentWare has the best ActivTrak alternatives for employee monitoring. The CurrentWare Suite has the key features you need to monitor time spent on applications and websites, giving insights that helps businesses understand how much time their employees spend on non-business tasks.

Review both employee monitoring software solutions so you can choose the right fit for your company.

Employee Monitoring

Bandwidth Usage Tracking
Search Keyword Monitoring
Websites & Applications Tracking
Idle Time Tracking
Employee Productivity Score
User logon & Shutdown Tracking
IP Address Location Tracking
Web Category Tracking
Email Reports & Alerts
Computer Screen Capture
Monitor Remote Employees


Web Filtering

User-level Blocking
Computer-level Blocking
Category Filtering
Whitelist URLs & Domains
Blacklist URLs & Domains
Wildcard URL Filtering
Block Applications
Custom Warning Message
Scheduled Blocking
Internet Quota & Timer
Port Filtering
Enforce Google SafeSearch



USB Device Control

Block USB & Storage Devices
Email Reports & Alerts
Device Blacklists & Whitelists
Block External Devices
Block Transfers by File Type

Setup & Deployment

Database Access ⚠️
Paid Add-On

Self Hosted Cloud
Cloud Platform
Local & Remote Client Install
Command-Line Deployment
Active Directory Sync
Windows OS
Remote Workforce Management
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Starting at $2.99 USD per license/month.


Compare CurrentWare vs ActivTrak Pricing

CurrentWare Pricing

CurrentWare’s ActivTrak alternatives are a cost effective solution for tracking the computer usage of your team members.

  • When purchased individually, CurrentWare’s solutions start at $2.99 USD per license/month.
  • The full suite (BrowseControl, BrowseReporter, AccessPatrol, enPowerManager) starts at $6.50 USD per license/month.

CurrentWare’s advantageous pricing includes discounts for the pre-purchase of multiple year plans, large volumes of licenses, and education/non-profit organizations.

ActivTrak Pricing

ActivTrak has three pricing tiers for their employee monitoring and time tracking software.

  • Free – Limited to 3 Users & 3GB Storage
  • Advanced – $9 USD PUPM
  • Premium – $15 USD PUPM

Their Advanced tier includes unlimited storage, USB device and file transfer detection, employee productivity tracking, remote installation, and alarm-triggered screenshots. Their Premium tier adds additional features such as productivity goal setting, a personal insights dashboard for employees, and inefficiency and distraction analysis.

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Shady Maple Transforms Their Employee Productivity With Computer Monitoring Software

“Being able to identify negative browsing trends and put a stop to them within a couple of hours has meant that our employees are focused on the job almost all of the time. We have become an extremely efficient workforce.”

Why Choose CurrentWare?


Affordable Pricing

CurrentWare provides employee monitoring at a fraction of the cost


Protect USB Ports

Don’t just monitor USB activity—Block access to unauthorized devices


Deals for MSPs

Managed Services Providers and resellers get up to a 20% margin on their licenses

Purchase the Exact Solutions You Need

ActivTrak and CurrentWare both provide solutions for user activity monitoring, USB activity alerts, and web filtering. Unfortunately with ActivTrak if you only need one feature set you’re still paying the added costs of supporting all of the other features.

Why pay for more features than you need? Each CurrentWare solution can be purchased individually, giving you access to the key features you need without paying for the features you don’t.


Have Full Control Over Your Data

With CurrentWare’s on-premises solutions you’re in complete control. Sensitive employee monitoring data stays secured to your standards rather than being sent to a third party.

Easily maintain data localization and residency compliance requirements by keeping employee data exactly where it needs to be.


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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.
Starting at $2.99 USD per license/month.

Monitor Employee Computer Activity
to Measure Employee Productivity & Security

Make Informed Decisions with User Activity Monitoring

BrowseReporter’s multiple reports provide managers with the activity data they need to better understand how in-house and remote team members are spending their time at work.

  • Boost productivity and efficiency by identifying employees that are wasting work time on social media, games, and other distractions
  • Track productivity and efficiency for your entire workforce, a specific team, and individual employees
  • Find out the time slots that remote workers and other employees with flexible schedules are the most active

Enforcing Acceptable Use Policies Has Never Been Easier

Our employee computer monitoring software gives you detailed evidence of web activity, making it the perfect ActivTrak alternative for enforcing internet use policies.

  • Empower anti-harassment initiatives with evidence of employees that are visiting inappropriate websites during work time
  • Identify suspicious activity and insider threats with alerts when your employees transfer files to USB devices or visit high-risk websites including porn, torrents, and file sharing websites
  • Monitor employees to collect evidence of unwanted computer usage, then use BrowseControl to block unwanted websites and applications

Automatically Capture Screenshots of Employee Desktops

With CurrentWare’s ActivTrak alternative you can see exactly what your employees are doing on their computers. With BrowseReporter you can easily capture screenshots when specific websites or applications are used.

  • Capture high-resolution and compressed screenshots of your employee’s desktops
  • BrowseReporter can be configured to automatically delete older screenshots to reduce storage requirements
  • Screenshots are tagged with the website or application that was being used, the time, and the name of the computer that was captured

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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.
Starting at $2.99 USD per license/month.

Employee Computer Activity
Dashboards & Reports

BrowseReporter’s user activity dashboards and detailed reports give you the insights you need to identify
workplace productivity leaks, detect excessive bandwidth usage, and improve business intelligence.

Granular User Activity Data Dashboards

  • Use the collected data to review aggregated results of your entire workforce or drill down to individual users
  • Select the date range and activities you want to populate the dashboard with
  • Use the activity log to review raw data; add/remove columns, sort data, and export to .XLSX or .PDF

Productive vs Unproductive Web Browsing

  • View time spent on productive vs unproductive web browsing
  • Customize to what is considered productive in your organization
  • Compare trends in aggregated & individual productivity over time

Idle Time Tracking

  • Track how long users are away from their computers
  • Customize idle time based on the last keyboard/mouse inputs
  • Discover which departments or employees are the most active

See What Websites are Browsed the Most

  • Find out what the top browsed productive, unproductive, and neutral websites are
  • See which groups are the most active internet users
  • Review what categories of websites are being visited

Monitor Bandwidth Consumption

  • Detect bandwidth hogging websites on your network
  • Review bandwidth usage trends to inform network capacity planning
  • See which individual users or groups have the greatest bandwidth usage

Track Application Usage

  • Detect the use of unauthorized software applications
  • Find out what the most popular apps are and how long they're used for each day
  • Determine software adoption rates through user activity data

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Fully functional. Easy to use. Install in minutes.
Starting at $2.99 USD per license/month.

Employee Monitoring Software Features to Improve Transparency & Respect Employee Privacy

CurrentWare’s ActivTrak alternative provides the flexibility you need to monitor employee computer activity while respecting workplace privacy expectations. Here are the features you need to bring transparency into your productivity monitoring strategy.

End-User Reports

Give your employees access to their own computer activity data. They can see exactly what internet and application usage data is being captured and use the time tracking their own benefit.

Custom Data Retention

Automatically delete user activity data after a set period of time. Maintain auditable records of employee computer usage and time tracking for only as long as needed.

Monitor Software Notifications

Protect Against Malware

Display a custom message from time-to-time to notify your employees that their computer activity is being monitored.

Show in System Tray

On-Premises Solutions for Data Localization & Residency

Enable this feature to make the CurrentWare Client visible in the system tray of your employee’s computers.

Console Permissions

Centralized Endpoint Security

Restrict access to employee monitoring data with a password-protected console and unique data access permissions for each manager. Easily provide access on an as-needed basis.

Schedule Employee Monitoring

Centralized Endpoint Security

Schedule BrowseReporter’s user activity tracking to only collect data during work time. Turn off monitoring during non-work hours and personal browsing periods.

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CurrentWare Features

Internet Off

Internet ON/OFF

One click to completely block
the Internet

Internet Off

URL Filter

Allowed list or Blocked list for
specific URLs

Internet Off

Category Filtering

Block websites based on
content categories

Internet Off

Internet Scheduler

Set unique restrictions at specific
times of the day

Internet Off

Internet Monitoring

Track what websites are being
visited by employees

Internet Off

Web Activity Reports

15+ different detailed web
activity reports

Internet Off

Track Application Use

See what applications are being
used by employees

Internet Off

Email Reports

Automatically email reports of web
usage to managers

Internet Off

Block USB

Block unauthorized USBs to protect
against data theft

Internet Off

Block External Devices

Easily block DVDs, external drives
& other peripherals

Internet Off

Device Permissions

Set full access, read only or no
access on storage devices

Internet Off

Allowed List

Allow specific storage devices on
your network

Internet Off

Centralized Console

Manage all your users from the
centralized console with Active
Directory import or syncing

Internet Off

Remote Client Install

Only a few steps to remotely install
the CurrentWare Client on all of
your computers

Internet Off

Offsite Management

Extend onsite Internet usage
policies to laptops running outside
the corporate network

Internet Off

SQL Server Supported

Database scaled for enterprise and
large business operations using
Microsoft SQL Server


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