About Calamari

Calamari is No #1 choice for leave and attendance management system for SMBs. At Calamari, our mission is to make the HR and people management easier to empower entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. We help small, medium and big companies focus on their growth and increases efficiency of attendance management.

Calamari helps in efficient time tracking management, giving yout the timesheets, reports and employee monitoring tools for easile managing your workforce. With mobile applications connected via iBeacons your employees clock in/out without any action (automatically with their mobiles).

We provide and initial set up and data import of your employees from the previously used tool and are always available to help with customers needs. We are open for creating new helpful integrations and personalized features for our clients.

Pricing starting from:

$10.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Calamari

Calamari is the simple solution regarding daily problems occurs in IT teams:
• Send leave request without looking for your manager
• Teammates can monitor leave entitlement in continue
• Receive instant notification regarding absence request.

Calamari helps managers, CEOs & HR departments with:
• Automatic leave entitlement calculations
• Absence history and reports
• Adjustment to organization policies
• Custom absence types and multilevel approval
• Accept leave requests on any device
• Plan capacity of your team
• Check substitution candidate before you accept absence
• Monitor team members availability
• Define permission levels for managers and regular employees
• Birthday notifications
• Daily / weekly upcoming absence notifications.

Benefits of Calamari Clockin:
• iBeacons: mobile app allows your employees to clock in without actually doing anything
• Easy reports - you can export your time records to payroll
• Attendance and absence from one place - integration with absence calendar
• Role based security - you can define different access levels for your managers and regular employees
• Attendance policies - set up alerts, and ensure clear communication of your company policies on attendance.

Integration with IT & management tools:
• JIRA Tempo,
• Google Calendar,
• Slack,
• Office 365,
• Apple Calendar,
• Gmail,
• Asana,
• Basecamp,
• G Suite,
• Microsoft Teams,
• Tempo Planner.

Devices

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Markets

Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Curaçao, Angola, Argentina, American Samoa, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Åland Islands, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Burundi, Benin, Bermuda, Brunei, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Bhutan, Botswana, Belarus, Belize, Canada, Congo - Kinshasa, Central African Republic, Congo - Brazzaville, Switzerland, Cook Islands, Chile, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Czechia, Germany, Djibouti, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Algeria, Ecuador, Estonia, Egypt, Eritrea, Spain, Ethiopia, Finland, Fiji, Falkland Islands, Micronesia, Faroe Islands, France, Gabon, United Kingdom, Grenada, Georgia, French Guiana, Guernsey, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Gambia, Guinea, Guadeloupe, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Guam, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hong Kong SAR China, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Isle of Man, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Comoros, St. Kitts & Nevis, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, St. Martin, Madagascar, Marshall Islands, North Macedonia, Mali, Myanmar (Burma), Mongolia, Macao SAR China, Northern Mariana Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Montserrat, Malta, Mauritius, Maldives, Malawi, Mexico, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, New Caledonia, Niger, Norfolk Island, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, Nepal, Nauru, New Zealand, Oman, Panama, Peru, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, St. Pierre & Miquelon, Puerto Rico, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Palau, Paraguay, Qatar, Réunion, Romania, Serbia, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Singapore, St. Helena, Slovenia, Svalbard & Jan Mayen, Slovakia, Sierra Leone, San Marino, Senegal, Somalia, Suriname, São Tomé & Príncipe, El Salvador, Syria, Eswatini, Turks & Caicos Islands, Chad, Togo, Thailand, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Tonga, Turkey, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Taiwan, Tanzania, Ukraine, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Vanuatu, Wallis & Futuna, Samoa, Yemen, Mayotte, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Supported Languages

English, French, German, Polish, Spanish

Pricing starting from:

$10.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Calamari Software - Calendar with detailed information about upcoming absences, holidays, and remote work
Calamari Software - Online Timesheets with all the details about employees working time. You have a possibility to clock in/out, call a break, add project, and notes
Calamari Software - Clock in/out and see all the details about your working day
Calamari Software - Easy management for team leaders
Calamari Software - Many possible integrations with a possibility to use our API
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Calamari Software - Calendar with detailed information about upcoming absences, holidays, and remote work Calamari Software - Online Timesheets with all the details about employees working time. You have a possibility to clock in/out, call a break, add project, and notes Calamari Software - Clock in/out and see all the details about your working day Calamari Software - Easy management for team leaders Calamari Software - Many possible integrations with a possibility to use our API

Features

Total features of Calamari: 52

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Process Control
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking Software
  • Automatic Time Capture
  • Benefits Management
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Clock In / Out
  • Compensation Management Software
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Management Software
  • Document Storage
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Scheduling Software
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • FMLA Administration
  • GPS
  • HR Management
  • Leave Policy Management
  • Leave Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Location
  • Online Punch Card
  • Online Time Clock
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Punch card
  • Real Time Data
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Self Service Portal
  • Shift Swapping
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Time & Attendance
  • Time Clock Software
  • Time Off Management
  • Time Off Requests
  • Time Tracking Software
  • Timesheet Management
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Variable Workforce
  • Workstation Tracking

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5
(403)
Value for Money
4.7/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support Software
4.9/5

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Avishkar P.
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  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Effective timesheet and leave management - we have a very happy HR Department!

Reviewed on 16/11/2017

My review pretty much covers it. Resource planning in the Calendar view. Monitoring leave applicatio...

My review pretty much covers it. Resource planning in the Calendar view. Monitoring leave applications and clock in locations. My HR Managers now have confidence in the timesheet information as they can review it in real time and not just at month end.

Pros

We have decentralized operations, and our managers and HR love being able to see presence and location statuses of our employees in real time, and at a high level.
The Calendar function in the leave module allows for great oversight and enables more efficient resource management and allocation.
The time-sheet and leave reports available are robust and we love the download to excel feature, this perfect tabular format allows for deeper dives on trends, pivot tables etc within Excel.
It really is simple to use for employees and managers. The app keeps things simple to enable clocking in/out and applying for leave.
Really just very easy to navigate, after training our managers, no one has had to come back to us on how to navigate the system.
There are several clock in methods which allows for flexibility, eg smartphone clock-in, QR scans, and browser check-ins.
I must also commend the support team for providing excellent back-end support for our administrators! Keep up the great work and service

Cons

A few improvements could be made, such as allowing for attachment uploads from a smartphone for leave applications and for locations to be tagged when clocking in with a QR code.

Jenna P.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Would recommend!

Reviewed on 13/04/2021

The customer service and technical assistance that I have received while working with Calamari has...

The customer service and technical assistance that I have received while working with Calamari has been unparalleled. As soon as I signed up for a free trial a representative reached out to me and answered every question I had. For weeks she had very consistent and helpful communications with me and guided me through every step of the way!

Pros

This software is clean, simple and easy to use. it integrates well with Slack and outlook calendars. It's easy for employees to use and keep track of their own time off reporting in an organized way. It's very customizable to out companies accrual rules, holidays, birthdays, working hours and PTO. I really love that our employees do not have to leave the Slack pap to request PTO and check their balance.

Cons

There is little that is missing from this software and they are always making updates! I would say if you have a lot of employees it takes some time to set them all up initially.

Alternatives Considered

Built for Teams

Reasons for Switching to Calamari

It was fully integrated with Slack and they are competitive in pricing
Sharon D.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Great software with excellent customer support

Reviewed on 04/01/2022

Pros

I like the leave and sick leave tracking features and the integration with Outlook calendar

Cons

I have not come across anything I do not like

Jimz ..
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  • Industry: Media Production
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used for Free Trial
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  • Likelihood to recommend 1.0 /10

the sign-up system is faulty, and no one cares in "support"

Reviewed on 20/08/2017

Cons

i signed up. received the email, followed the link and only get a green screen asking you to "wait for a while".

and after a few HOURS ( you get it right, hours ), that so-called "while" is still there. refresh / quit browser do no help. same link goes to same screen with same words.

i received the mail at 0100, tried it on 0300, get the same result. so i contacted them via the webform.

i checked back on 0700. my mailbox got nothing - not even a acknowledgement of receiving my email, and surely nothing about why the while is still staying. and yes - same signup link still goes to the same page with the same words.

i'm still hopeful, so tried again on 1900 on the same day. now the best part arrived - the same link i tried said "my license expired and my account is blocked".

so, what Calamari suggesting, is that my signup license is "looking at their green screen and wait for a while" - but hey, i haven't looked at that for 14 days yet, why have my license expired SO SOON???

is Calamari a hoax for getting my email? the other "positive" reviewers sound SO TRUE, i just can't tell how can that be. i'm not suggesting fake accounts with fake reviews, but i doubt for this kind of performance and stability, how can i handle the attendance / leave management thing of my whole company to it ?

Dorota K.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A powerful solution to get rid of paperwork!

Reviewed on 12/10/2021

Do you remember the days when all of your employees had to give you paper requests to go on...

Do you remember the days when all of your employees had to give you paper requests to go on vacations? I don't! Calamari is lovely, and we got rid of all the silly paperwork we had to do back in the past!

Pros

- Really helpful regarding compliance. You don't have to remember about all those required by the labour law requests. You have them all inside one app!
- Gives you plenty of customization options. We added a few custom made types of leave like Anniversary Vacay Days. It was super easy to configure.
- Great integrations with Google calendar and slack. You can see all the most important information, not login in.
- All in one virtual place! No more checking paper to verify PTOs!

Cons

I can't think of any! Calamari changed my life :)

Response from Calamari

Hello!
We're really glad to hear that! We're working hard to make Calamari a helpful and simple solution everyone can use. Managing the variety of labor policies is one of the features that make HR management in multinational companies easier ;).

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Calamari FAQs

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Calamari offers the following pricing plans:

14-day free trial, no credit card required. Starting with 10 users: Calamari Leave: $1.7 annual/$2 monthly €1.5 annual/€1.8 monthly Calamari Clockin $2 annual/$2.5 monthly €1.8 annual /€2.1 monthly Special pricing is available for non-profit organizations.

Calamari has the following typical customers:

2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000

Calamari supports the following languages:

English, French, German, Polish, Spanish

Calamari supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Calamari integrates with the following applications:

Asana, Basecamp, Confluence, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Workspace, JIRA Service Management, Jira, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft SharePoint, Slack

Calamari offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Chat

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