Redcort Software Blog

  1. Virtual TimeClock Scripted Installations

    Virtual TimeClock for Windows supports silent, unattended program installation and removal. Command line script parameters allow you to easily customize an unattended program installation and uninstallation to meet your network deployment requirements. This article provides you with an overview of common setup script parameters for Virtual TimeClock....
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  2. Make the Switch from Paper Time Cards

    If you're tired of collecting stacks of time cards and spending hours totaling punches while adding up overtime, it's time to replace your mechanical punch clock. The amount of time and money you can save by replacing your punch...
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  3. Virtual TimeClock Backups on Shared Folders

    The importance of backing up your time clock software data can't be overstated. If your computer or hard drive crashes, we can help get you up and running again in just a few minutes if...
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  4. What does "not optimized for your Mac" mean?

    MacOS users recently started seeing a one-time, informational message after launching many of their favorite applications. When you launch Virtual TimeClock you may see a message from Apple that says, “Virtual TimeClock is not optimized for...
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  5. How to Run Reports for Inactive Users

    Occasionally, you may find yourself needing to run a report that includes inactive employees. This is especially important for running historical activity reports that are used for job costing. Normally, once a user is made inactive...
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  6. My TimeClock Clients Keep Losing Connection

    If you are a Network Edition user and often find yourself reconnecting your TimeClock clients to your TimeClock Server, this indicates that you need to set up a static IP address on your TimeClock Server computer. In...
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  7. Enjoy a Free Starbucks Drink on Us

    Note: This promotion ended on April 20, 2018, however we always welcome reviews from our customers, so feel free to leave us a review at the link below! ​We want to spread the word about...
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  8. New California Overtime Laws for Ag Workers

    Recent state legislation is changing overtime eligibility for California workers in the agricultural industry beginning on January 1, 2019. Under the current Wage Law Order No. 14, agricultural laborers receive overtime rates after 10 hours...
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  9. Emailing Timecards

    If you are a regular TimeClock user or administrator, you may have found yourself wondering how to email a timecard. There are many situations where emailing would be preferrable to printing so Virtual TimeClock makes saving...
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  10. Printing Timecard Entry Notes

    Entry notes are a convenient way for TimeClock users to leave a note on their timecard when they punch in or out. There are many creative ways to use this feature including noting a job number,...
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  11. Virtual TimeClock Program Logs

    One of the most helpful utilities in Virtual TimeClock are the program logs. TimeClock users tend to dismiss warning and error messages quickly, which means important troubleshooting data can be missed. This is where program...
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  12. Find Your Missing TimeClock Window

    From time to time we hear from a customer who has a missing TimeClock window and can't finish their current task. Usually the customer notes that they selected a button but it did not open the corresponding window. This often...
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  13. Looking for an alternative to TSheets?

    Following Intuit's®1 recent acquisition of TSheets®1, we've been receiving quite a few calls and emails regarding Virtual TimeClock as an alternative time clock solution to TSheets. In this brief blog, we've outlined several reasons it...
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  14. Enabling Right Click for Your Mac

    One of the handy, time-saving features for users in Virtual TimeClock is the action menu. From the In & Out Board, this menu is accessed using the right-click on your mouse. While Windows users have...
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  15. Time Clock Software: Local vs Cloud

    One of the key considerations when you are choosing a time clock software is how your data will be stored. Data refers to all personal and corporate time and attendance information stored within your time...
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  16. Time Clock Software: Renting vs Purchasing

    We talk regularly with our current and prospective users about the differences between Virtual TimeClock (purchased software) and SaaS (Software as a Service) time clocks. Purchased software is a software license with a one-time cost...
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  17. Redcort is Hiring Software Developers!

    This has been a busy year for Redcort Software and we're excited to be hiring again! As we grow our team here in Clovis, California, new hires will enjoy a casual, professional work environment, hard...
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  18. Automatic Update Write Permissions Error

    We've had a couple support calls in the last month about the "write permissions" error that pops up while running automatic software updates. This blog will explain what the error means and how you can successfully...
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  19. Control Automatic Updates For Group Time Clocks

    Keeping Virtual TimeClock up-to-date is important, but there are certain situations where you may want to prevent your software from checking for updates and displaying a notification. If you have a group time clock you...
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  20. Virtual TimeClock 18 Release 1.1

    Our first automatic update for Virtual TimeClock 18 is a maintenance release that includes several bug fixes and improvements. If you have not yet upgraded to Version 18, visit our upgrade guide for more information....
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  21. Monitoring Modified Timecards

    Did you know that Virtual TimeClock reports all manual timecard punches and modifications? Not only will Virtual TimeClock report these changes, but you can also use the Program Logs to find out who made changes...
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  22. Alternative to TimeClock Plus Cloud

    We've heard from quite a few people over the last couple months who are looking to replace their TimeClock Plus®1 time tracking software. TimeClock Plus is moving away from desktop software and into the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)...
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  23. New Employment Laws in 2018

    January is the time of year when new employment laws often begin to take effect. We’ve compiled several important changes to labor laws in the United States that you should know about. Continue reading for...
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  24. Enhanced Program Logs in Virtual TimeClock 18

    Virtual TimeClock not only tracks when employees clock in and out, it also records timecard changes made by managers and administrators as well as all user and program errors. These program logs are especially helpful...
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  25. Simplify Payroll By Integrating Virtual TimeClock With SurePayroll

    If you’re considering implementing a payroll service or switching your current payroll provider, we want to take a moment to recommend SurePayroll®1. Continue reading to find out how you can save time, money, and increase efficiency...
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