Project management tools comparison

Business > Enterprises > Project Management
2016-08-25 15:11:49

This software comparison table lists all interesting project management software and web applications used by companies to manage their projects and teams.

This matrix currently compares a lot of online project management tools, including famous ones (Basecamp, Zoho Project...) and innovative ones.

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activeCollabAsanaAssemblaBasecampBinfire.comCollabtiveDeskAwayEPM LiveGenius ProjectHuddleInsightlyLiquidPlannerMavenlinkNimbleNutcacheOneDeskPlan.ioPreview AppProjectManager.comProjeQtOrProWorkflowRedmineSolve360TeamLabTrakezeTrello.comVisionFlowWedoistWORKetcWrike
Hosted solutionsNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Planio is a Redmine Hosting ProviderYesYesYesYes- see PlanioYesYes Teamlab Office is available for deployment on a corporate server. Teamlab Office version 7.5 is also available as open source at Sourceforge.YesYesYesYesYesYes
Available as standalone softwareYes Self-hosted web application (not SaaS)NoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYes noNoNoYesNoNo-
Free planYes For teams up to 15 users, unlimited in time.Yes 1 project, 2 Writeboards, 10 MB file storageYesYes 1 project with 2 users and can store files upto 25MB.NoYes Indefinite free usage for up to 3 usersYes Free Plan & Free 30-day Trial on All Paid Plans- Trial 14dYes 20 usersYes 1 project, 10 users, 100 Mb file storage- 30 day free trialYes sorftware is completely free, to install onsite. Hosting is paid serviceYes- 20 day free trial, free for non-profit and open sourceYesNoYes 5 users, unlimited collaborators
Hosting starting price (per year)249 USD108 USD588 USD190 USD pa120 EUR300 USD420 EUR0 USD Contact for pricing0 USD for up to 2 users (free); $12/user/month or $84/user/year when paying annually up front288 EUR ($24 / seat / month)468 USD15 USD /mo/usr5 USD / user / month30 USD per user/month108 EUR29 EUR /month25 USD per month per user1200 EUR for up to 20 users240 USD0 EUR39 USD 3 users0 EUR0 USD 1 user, 1 project. $10/user monthly228 EUR0 EUR 3 users and no files; $5 monthly78 USD monthly 2 users588 USD per year (free version available)
LDAP support- Support available by overriding authentication using provided features for extending/overriding default auth systemYes testYesNoNo Hack possibleNoYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNo
Contacts Address BookNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes Including Helpdesk features, email templates, auto respondersYesYesYesYesYesYes Comprehensive CRM applicationYesYesYes Can use folders to store contact info in rich text format
Shared CalendarYesNoYesYes subscribe to Google Calendar, iCalendarYesYesYes subscribe to the iCal feed, link to Outlook or Google calendar.YesYesYes Google Calendar IntegrationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Schedule meetingsNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Export dataYes HTMLYes HTML, XMLYesYes spreadsheet, CSV, zip fileYesYes reports in pdf, any views to excelYes CSVYesYes Export to CSV, Quickbooks, or XMLYesYes Multiple formatsYesYes CSV, XLS, iCal, RSS, SQL, SVN DumpsYes Excel, CSVYesYes CSVYesYesYesYesYes Export contacts, reports or selected views as csv or xlsx; entire database as SQL Server 2012Yes Export/import folders and tasks as Excel spreadsheets
Visual customizationYes Company logo, themes- logoYes logo, colors, theme, categories...YesYes company logoYes add a logo and change color themes, re-skin the entire site to your corporate theme....NoYesYesNoYes company logo, themesYesYesYesYesYes Add own logo and change header colour.Yes Can add widgets to the Dashboard, can set folder color
OpenID Authentication- Possible by writing custom authorization providerYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYes Google Apps or SSO plugin under developementNoYesYes Sign in with Google account
SSL SecurityYes Since it's self-hosted web application, administrators can add SSL on their ownYesYesYesYesYes Huddle encrypts all data exchanged with the server to industry standard levels as well as authenticating the server itself to the user.YesYesYesYes Mandatory for all connectionsYesYesYes ssl (https) enabled, login phase encryption (even without ssl), encryption of API callsYesYesYesYesYes
Email notificationsYesYesYesYesYes Set daily reminder emails of all your overdue and approaching workYesYesYes Receive auto reminders about tasks that are nearing the deadlineYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Customizable for users and clientsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Full email integration: create tasks from emails:
Mobile version- Web interface optimized for mobile devicesYesYesYes- No app but can use on iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, HTC Android...- only view with iphoneYes iPhone, iPad, BlackberryYesYes iPhone, iPad, AndroidYes iOS,AndroidNoYesYes- Mobile interface plugin under developementYesYes- They show a tablet and mobile on their website but can't find any appsYes iOS, AndroidYes iOS, Android
APIYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes Completely secured APIYesYesYesYesYesYes
Custom fieldsYes, able to customize all fields, views, lists and branding.You can add up to 10 custom fields per record on a free plan and 25 custom fields per record on a paid planCustom URLs and brandingCustom fields are within and throughout the entire platform. From customer portal, to feedback management, to project and product management.Yes thanks to "Screen Customization" plugin. No LimitBest among many. "Category Tags", but can't create one from the Contacts editing form in their workspace, WTF (can create from the Gmail gadget) + can customize the fields displayed for any entity: Company, Contact, Task etc. + many field types, including URLCustom URL. Fully customizable fields, drop downs, etc. Custom branding options available.Yes, on all major objects (project, issue/task, companies, contacts/users, contracts, assets), with complete audit trail of changesCustom Fields of various types can be added to any record type, and also shown on related records/entries: plain text, date, url, dropdown, radio, checkbox etc. Also able to add fields that pull data from the account - select another Contact, Activity or Product for example. Custom Fields can also be shown in reports and exports.Available in Enterprise subscription
Project management
Time tracking / TimesheetsYesYesNoYesYesYes All Time Sheets can be printed or exported to a spreadsheetYesYesNoYesYesYesYes Unlimited employeesYesYesNoYes also has timesheet approval featureYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYes
Automatic Tracking timerYesNoYesYes record time as you work on your tasksNoYesYesYesYes With Start/Stop timerNoYes Automatic tracking when working on TicketsYes With Start/Stop timerYesYesNoYesYes
Project MilestonesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Tasks managementYesYesYesYesYes tasks list, recurring tasks, task calendar view...YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Task lists per projectYesYesYesYesYesYes
Gantt chartNoNoYes- With external pluginsYesNoYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesYes TimelineYesYesYesNoYesNoYes InteractiveYes Interactive, sleek, instantly created from task list
Resource managementNoYes- Rudimentary in Basecamp. The new basecamp does not support time tracking which really kills resource management. However, roadmap, which bi-directionally links with Basecamp, does an excellent job of this.YesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes Software focuses on resource availability including holidays, working days, working hours, and managing across the full portfolio of projects all resource allocationsYes Planning calculation takes into account capacity of Resources that can work on several projectsYesNoYesYesYes Workload view, custom fields for tasks
Workflow systemNoYes Using SectionsYesNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYes Available for designs and also in conversations- Timesheet approvalsYesYesNoNoYesYesYesNoYes
Report generationYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Export reports to a spreadsheetYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYes ~50 built-in reports, but Smart Lists allow for additional customisation.Yes Workload per user
Portfolio managementNoYesYes possible with excellent tools like roadmapYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Issue trackingNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes Via kanban boardsYesYesNoNoYesNoYesYesYes Ability to create custom tags
Link contacts with tasks/projectsYesYesYes Best in classYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Cross-task dependencies
Document Management
Document editingNoYes via Google DocsNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoNoYes- Turn your designs into interactive prototypes- Via google docsNoNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYes
Online browser editingNoYes via Google DocsNoNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYes-NoNoNoYesNoYesNoYes Native, plus integration with Google Docs and with Box, both of which have browser editing
Document sharing and storageYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYesYesYesYesYesYes Add attached documents to conversations, share designsYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYesYesNoYesYesYes Can upload files; integrates with Box and Google DriveYes Can upload files and can also use Google Docs
Project integrationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Access rights managementYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Documents can be private, public or shared; Search is completely permission based - you can only search for things that you are allowed to seeYesYesYes Set granular permissions against each workspace or folder, controlling who can view specific itemsNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Folders can be shared individually among users. External collaborators can be added.
Document VersioningYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes
Import from external resources (GoogleDocs, etc)NoYesYesNoYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNo Google Docs integration is a joke - you simply paste the URL of the documentYesYesNoYes Box and Google Drive integrationYes Google Docs integration; Excel; MS Project
Description/Tags for documentsYesYesNoYesNo- Team can add comments to each FileYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes- Users can add messages to FilesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Custom RolesNoYesYesYesYesYes
Micro- blogging Status Updates- Has its own status updates, no built-in integration with 3rd party servicesYesYesYes Subscribe to RSS updatesYes- can receive notification for chosen documents updatesYesNoYesYesYes configurable sending of emails on status changeYesYes + activity stream
Live chatYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYes
Phone conferencingNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
Integration with third parties services
Google Apps integrationNoYesYesYes Integrate with Google Apps and Google DocsNoYesYes Gmail contextual gadgetYes Google CalendarYesYesYes Single Sign on, Universal navigationYes Chrome web extensionYesNoYes Gmail contextual gadget to import contacts from email and add call logs, tasks etc.NoYes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks, leads and projects from email, or attach email to existing records. Google Calendar and Drive integration also.Yes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks from email
Microsoft Office Integration- Import from MS Project is possibleNoYesYesYes Word, Excel and PowerPointNoYesYesNoYesYesYes Also integrates with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive. Possible to edit MS Office files online without downloading
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