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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!

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    CurrentWare’s Data Security and Computer Monitoring Software

    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 and dashboards.

    ✓ 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.

    Schedule PC power states or remotely boot up, shut down, or restart computers from the convenience of a central console.

    ✓ Remotely schedule and manage computer power states

    ✓ Configure advanced power policies for all users and computers

    ✓ Track logon, startup, and shutdown activities with intuitive reports

    Get All 4 Modules in the CurrentWare Suite

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

    ✓ Get an advantageous price starting at $8.99 USD PUPM when you purchase all four modules as a bundle

    ✓ Seamlessly add new modules without redeploying the clients

    ✓ Includes BrowseReporter, BrowseControl, AccessPatrol, and enPowerManager


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    Compare Key Features of
    ActivTrak vs. CurrentWare’s ActivTrak Alternatives

    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

    CurrentWare’s BrowseReporter is the best ActivTrak alternative for monitoring employee efficiency; it provides intelligent insights into how each team member spends their time at work.

    Bandwidth Usage Tracking
    Search Keyword Monitoring
    Internet & App Usage
    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

    CurrentWare’s BrowseControl provides the best alternatives to ActivTrak for blocking websites such as Google Drive, pornography sites, and distracting websites.

    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

    CurrentWare’s AccessPatrol provides the best alternatives to ActivTrak for protecting sensitive information from being illicitly transferred to a portable storage device.

    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 ⚠️
    No Windows 7 Support
    Remote Workforce Management
    Citrix Ready

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    The reporting feature offers accurate insights on internet activities in order to ensure compliance & organization policies are met. The offsite management feature makes it easy to monitor those working from home.

    Carroline Achieng O., Sales Consultant
    Absa Life Assurance, 10,001+ Employees

    BrowseReporter is simple to use and provides our company with the information we were looking for. Having BrowseReporter installed has prevented any internet abuse. This was exactly what we wanted!

    Denise P., IT Manager
    Paper & Forest Products, 51-200 Employees

    BrowseReporter allows us to better control the activities of our remote employees, which are growing in number due to our transformation policy. It prevents irregular practices that go against our company's basic labor standards.

    Kilmer M., Senior Director of Advertising
    Financial Services Company, 51-200 Employees

    Browsereporter is an extremely useful piece of software for monitoring our employees' devices while they are at work. It enables us to view data in real time, conduct detailed analyses of each employee's activities, and improve productivity where necessary.

    Sebastian P., Chief Marketing and Customer Experience Officer
    Retail, 10,001+ Employees


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    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 starting price is $3.99 USD per license/month.
    • The CurrentWare Suite’s (BrowseControl, BrowseReporter, AccessPatrol, enPowerManager) starting price is $8.99 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 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.

    Due to the significant cost you may want to search for more ActivTrak alternatives with a more advantageous starting price.

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    “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’s ActivTrak Alternatives?


    Affordable Pricing

    CurrentWare provides user activity 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 of CurrentWare’s ActivTrak alternatives 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 & self-managed cloud deployment options you’re in complete control. Sensitive employee 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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    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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    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.

    User Activity 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

    Track Productive vs Unproductive Time

    Employee Productivity Dashboard
    • View time spent on productive vs unproductive web browsing & app use
    • Customize to what is considered productive in your organization
    • Compare trends in aggregated & individual productivity over time
    • Use the Productivity by Location reports to ensure you have a productive remote workforce by comparing productivity levels between time spent in-office vs time spent working remotely

    Idle Time Tracking

    Screenshot of BrowseReporter's employee idle time tracking dashboard
    • Find out when remote employees are idling for too long or spending too much time on non-work related activities
    • 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

    BrowseReporter internet bandwidth usage dashboard
    • 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

    BrowseReporter's software application usage monitoring dashboard with graphs
    • 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

    Take Screenshots Of Your Employees’ Desktops

    BrowseReporter's employee desktop screen capture feature with a grid of screenshots displayed

    Taking screenshots of your employees' desktops lets you see exactly what they are doing on their computers.

    • 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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    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 for 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 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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    and employee productivity?

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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

    Platform Security

    Protect your CurrentWare console
    with 2FA, passwords, privilege
    management, and more

    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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