Mac App: Signing In

Using the free Harvest for Mac app, you’ll be able to track time to your Harvest account right from your desktop! To use the latest version of the app, your computer will need to be running Mac OS X 10.14+.

Installing and signing in to Harvest for Mac

  1. Download Harvest for Mac from the Mac App Store or by going to
  2. Open the Harvest file, then open the app to sign in.
  3. Click Sign In with Google to sign in using your Google account or enter the email address and password associated with your Harvest account, then click Sign In.
  4. If you have multiple Harvest accounts, select a company name from the Choose Account menu to be taken to your timesheet for that account.
  5. If you need to switch accounts later, click the settings button (gear icon) in the bottom right corner of the app and select Switch Accounts.

Resetting your password

You can reset your password by using the Forgot Password? link on the Harvest sign in page in a web browser. Head to, enter the email address associated with your account, and click the confirmation button. We’ll email you a link to set a new password.

Checking for updates

If you’re running into trouble with your Mac app, it’s possible you’re not using the latest version. To check for updates, click Harvest in your computer’s menu bar, then select Check For Updates… from the dropdown.

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