Project management tools comparison

Business > Enterprises > Project Management
2016-05-26 16:31:28

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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Preview AppRedmineactiveCollabWrikeTrello.comBasecampNutcacheAsanaVisionFlowGenius ProjectHuddleAssemblaOneDeskMavenlinkBinfire.comCollabtiveEPM LiveTrakezeInsightlyLiquidPlannerDeskAwayNimbleProWorkflowWedoistSolve360WORKetcProjectManager.comPlan.ioTeamLab
Hosted solutionsYes- see PlanioNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Planio is a Redmine Hosting ProviderYes Teamlab Office is available for deployment on a corporate server. Teamlab Office version 7.5 is also available as open source at Sourceforge.
Available as standalone softwareNoYesYes Self-hosted web application (not SaaS)-NoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoYesYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYes no
Free planYes 1 project, 10 users, 100 Mb file storageYes 5 users, unlimited collaboratorsYesYes 1 project, 2 Writeboards, 10 MB file storageYes 20 usersYes For teams up to 15 users, unlimited in time.- 20 day free trial, free for non-profit and open sourceNoYes Free Plan & Free 30-day Trial on All Paid PlansYesYes Indefinite free usage for up to 3 usersYes 1 project with 2 users and can store files upto 25MB.- Trial 14dYesNo- 30 day free trial
Hosting starting price (per year)29 EUR /month0 EUR249 USD588 USD per year (free version available)588 USD5 USD / user / month228 EUR420 EUR0 USD Contact for pricing108 USD30 USD per user/month468 USD190 USD pa120 EUR0 USD 1 user, 1 project. $10/user monthly0 USD for up to 2 users (free); $12/user/month or $84/user/year when paying annually up front288 EUR ($24 / seat / month)300 USD15 USD /mo/usr240 USD0 EUR 3 users and no files; $5 monthly39 USD 3 users78 USD monthly 2 users25 USD per month per user108 EUR0 EUR
LDAP supportYes- Support available by overriding authentication using provided features for extending/overriding default auth systemNoYesNoYesYesYes testNoNo Hack possibleNoNoNoNoNoYesNo
Contacts Address BookYes Can use folders to store contact info in rich text formatNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes Comprehensive CRM applicationYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Including Helpdesk features, email templates, auto respondersYes
Shared CalendarYesYesNoYesYesYesYes subscribe to the iCal feed, link to Outlook or Google calendar.YesYes Google Calendar IntegrationYesYesYesYes subscribe to Google Calendar, iCalendarYesYesYesYes
Schedule meetingsNoYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYes
Export dataYes Excel, CSVYes HTMLYes Export/import folders and tasks as Excel spreadsheetsYes HTML, XMLYes Multiple formatsYesYes reports in pdf, any views to excelYes CSVYesYesYes Currently as PDF & CSV soonYesYesYesYes Export to CSV, Quickbooks, or XMLYes spreadsheet, CSV, zip fileYesYes EXport contacts as CSV, entire database as SQL Server 2008YesYes CSV, XLS, iCal, RSS, SQL, SVN DumpsYes
Visual customizationYesYes Company logo, themesYes Can add widgets to the Dashboard, can set folder color- logoYesYes company logoYes add a logo and change color themes, re-skin the entire site to your corporate theme....YesYesYesNoYes logo, colors, theme, categories...YesNoYes
OpenID AuthenticationYes- Possible by writing custom authorization providerYes Sign in with Google accountNoYesNoNoYesYesYes Google Apps or Onelogin.comYes
SSL SecurityYesYes Since it's self-hosted web application, administrators can add SSL on their ownYesYesYesYesYesYes Huddle encrypts all data exchanged with the server to industry standard levels as well as authenticating the server itself to the user.YesYesYesYesYesYesYes Mandatory for all connectionsYes
Email notificationsYesYesYes Full email integration: create tasks from emails: Receive auto reminders about tasks that are nearing the deadlineYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Set daily reminder emails of all your overdue and approaching workYesYes Customizable for users and clientsYesYes
Mobile versionYes- Web interface optimized for mobile devicesYes iOS, AndroidYesYes iOS,AndroidYes- They show a tablet and mobile on their website but can't find any apps- only view with iphoneYes iPhone, iPad, BlackberryNoYes coming soonYesYes iPhone, iPad, Android- No app but can use on iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, HTC Android...YesYes iOS, AndroidYesYes
Custom fieldsAvailable in Enterprise subscriptionYes, on all major objects (project, issue/task, companies, contacts/users, contracts, assets), with complete audit trail of changesCustom fields are within and throughout the entire platform. From customer portal, to feedback management, to project and product management.Custom URLs and brandingYes, able to customize all fields, views, lists and branding.Custom URL. Fully customizable fields, drop downs, etc. Custom branding options available.You can add up to 10 custom fields per record on a free plan and 25 custom fields per record on a paid planBest 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 URLFor contacts; see also Lame: only single/multi-line text, select list, and checkbox list. No URL, number. But can't display them in the contacts list! Also for leads, projects and timesheets
Project management
Time tracking / TimesheetsNoYesYesYesNoNoYes Unlimited employeesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes All Time Sheets can be printed or exported to a spreadsheetYesYesNoYesYes also has timesheet approval featureYesYes
Automatic Tracking timerYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesYesYesYes record time as you work on your tasksYes With Start/Stop timerNoYes With Start/Stop timerYes
Project MilestonesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Tasks managementYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes tasks list, recurring tasks, task calendar view...Yes Task lists per projectYesYesYesYes
Gantt chartNoYesNoYes Interactive, sleek, instantly created from task listNo- With external pluginsNoNoYesYesNoYesYesNoYesNoYesYesNoYesYesYes TimelineNoYes Interactive, but not as sleek as WrikeYesYesYes
Resource managementYesNoYes Workload view, custom fields for tasks- 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.YesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYes Software focuses on resource availability including holidays, working days, working hours, and managing across the full portfolio of projects all resource allocationsNo
Workflow systemYes Available for designs and also in conversationsNoYesYesNoYesYes Using SectionsYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNo- Timesheet approvalsYesNo
Report generationYesYesYesYes Workload per userNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Export reports to a spreadsheetYesNoYesYesYes
Portfolio managementNoYesYes possible with excellent tools like roadmapYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Issue trackingYes Via kanban boardsNoYes Ability to create custom tagsNoNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
Link contacts with tasks/projectsYesYes Cross-task dependenciesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Best in classYesYes
Document Management
Document editing- Turn your designs into interactive prototypesYesNoYesNoNoNoYes via Google DocsYesYesYesNoNoYesYesNoYesNoYesNoNo- Via google docsYesYes
Online browser editingYesNoNoYes Native, plus integration with Google Docs and with Box, both of which have browser editingNoYes via Google DocsYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoNo-NoYes
Document sharing and storageYes Add attached documents to conversations, share designsYesYesYes Can upload files and can also use Google DocsNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYesYesYesYesYes Can upload filesYes Can upload filesYesYesYes
Project integrationYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Access rights managementYesYesYesYes Folders can be shared individually among users. External collaborators can be added.YesYesYesYesYesYesYes Set granular permissions against each workspace or folder, controlling who can view specific itemsYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes Documents can be private, public or shared; Search is completely permission based - you can only search for things that you are allowed to seeYesYesYesYes
Document VersioningYesYesYesYesNoNoYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYes
Import from external resources (GoogleDocs, etc)YesYesNoYes Google Docs integration; Excel; MS ProjectNoYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNoNoNoNo Google Docs integration is a joke - you simply paste the URL of the documentYes Google Docs integrationYesYesYes
Description/Tags for documentsYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes- Team can add comments to each File- Users can add messages to FilesYesNoYesYesYes
Custom RolesYesNoYesYes
Micro- blogging Status Updates- Has its own status updates, no built-in integration with 3rd party servicesYes + activity streamYesYesYes- can receive notification for chosen documents updatesNoYesYesYesYes Subscribe to RSS updatesYes
Live chatNoYesYesYesYesNoYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYes
Phone conferencingNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Integration with third parties services
Google Apps integrationYes Chrome web extensionNoYes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks from emailYesNoNoYesYesYes Gmail contextual gadgetYes Google CalendarYes Integrate with Google Apps and Google DocsYesYes Gmail contextual gadget to import contacts from email and add call logs, tasks etc.Yes Gmail contextual gadget to create tasks, leads and projects from emailYesYes Single Sign on, Universal navigation
Microsoft Office Integration- Import from MS Project is possibleYes Also integrates with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive. Possible to edit MS Office files online without downloadingYesYesYes Word, Excel and PowerPointYesNoYesNoYes
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