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Basecamp vs Asana vs ProofHub


Compare Basecamp vs Asana vs ProofHub

Last updateJul. 14th 2017 10:08:22 AMNov. 24th 2020 10:02:43 AMFeb. 25th 2019 6:13:32 AM
Touch screenYesYes
LicenseCloud-Based SaaSCloud-Based SaaS
PlatformWeb-appWeb-appWeb-app Mobile apps
LDAP supportYesNo
Gantt chart- With external plugins- Premium etc membersYes
Hosting starting price (per year)$ 588$ 9.99 per user per month, billed annually$ 540
Hosted solutionsYesYesYes
Available as standalone softwareNoNoYes
In frenchNoYes
Visual customization- logoYes Logo, Color
Twitter supportNoYes
File attachmentsYesYes
Mobile versionYesYesYes
Email notificationsYesYesYes
Social networkNo
  • Basic plan: $24/month (15 projects, 5 GB file storage)
  • Plus: $49/month (35 projects, 15 GB file storage)
  • Premium: $99/month (100 projects, 30 GB file storage)
  • Max: $149/month (unlimited projects, 75 GB file storage)
From $50/mo for Asana Premium team (with 15 users).
  • Essential: $45/month (40 projects, Unlimited users, 15GB storage)
  • Ultimate Control: $89/month (Unlimited projects, Unlimited users, 100GB storage)
Document VersioningNoYes
Free trial periodYes 30 daysYes
Livechat supportNoYes
Email supportYesYes
iPhone SupportYesYesYes
CalendarYesYes Tasks with Due date set are placed on calendar available as iCal feedYes
Free planYes 1 project, 2 Writeboards, 10 MB file storageYes Unlimited tasks, projects and conversations; up to 15 team members; basic dashboards and basic searches.Yes
Tasks delegationYesYesYes
Live chatYesNoYes
Forums & BlogsYesYes
Time tracking / TimesheetsNo- In paid versionsYes
Contact ManagementNoNoYes
Document ManagementYesNoYes
Time Tracking- With external plugins- With external pluginsYes
Document editingNoYes via Google DocsYes
Online browser editingNoYes via Google DocsYes
Document sharing and storageYesYesYes
Project integrationYesYes
Import from external resources (GoogleDocs, etc)NoYesYes Google Drive, Dropbox, Box
Access rights managementYesYesYes
Description/Tags for documentsNoYes
Mobile VersionYesYesYes
Group ChatNoYes
Security level (https usage)YesYes
Report generationYesYesYes
Import dataYesYes
Export dataYes HTML, XMLYesYes XML (atom)
Task hierarchyNoYesYes
SSL SecurityYesYesYes
Issue trackingNoYesYes
Portfolio managementYes possible with excellent tools like roadmapYes
Workflow systemNoYes Using SectionsYes
Resource management- 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.Yes ProofHub offers time tracking feature. Track work flow of projects from anywhere and anytime.
Private projectYes Granular control per-projectYes Granular control per-projectYes
Phone SupportNoYes
Contacts Address BookNoYes
Shared CalendarNoYes
OpenID AuthenticationNoYesNo
Automatic Tracking timerNoYes
Project MilestonesNo- Available for all Premium, Business and Enterprise customers.Yes
Tasks managementYesYesYes
Micro- blogging Status UpdatesYesYes
Import Basecamp dataYes It is already Basecamp data...Yes
Freshbooks integrationNoYes
Video tutorialsYesYes
Public Feedback SystemYes "Answers" ForumsYes
Schedule meetingsNoYesYes
Phone conferencingNoNo
Service Level Agreement (SLA)No
Pricing plans
  • Basic plan: $24/month (15 projects, 5 GB file storage)
  • Plus: $49/month (35 projects, 15 GB file storage)
  • Premium: $99/month (100 projects, 30 GB file storage)
  • Max: $149/month (unlimited projects, 75 GB file storage)
  • Essential: $45/month (40 projects, Unlimited users, 15GB storage)
  • Ultimate Control: $89/month (Unlimited projects, Unlimited users, 100GB storage)
Link contacts with tasks/projectsYesYes
Drag & DropNoYesYes
Box Integration- With paid external plugin.YesYes
Inbuillt Browser ChatNoYes
Casper Mode (Hidden-Mode)NoNo
Email IntegrationNoYes
Skill SetsNoYes
Standalone SoftwareNoYes
License Type# Projects, unlimited users. 10, 40, 100, Unlimitedx Number of users, unlimited usage, private projects, company-wide dashboards.Unlimited users, unlimited projects
Cost$1,200/year for 100 projects and 40GB storage. $1,800/year for unlimited projects and 100GB storage.25 users = $1,500/year$540/year for 40 projects, Unlimited users, 15GB storage
User storiesYesYes
We-wired webYes
Compare Basecamp vs Asana vs ProofHub
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  • Sharon on Jul. 13th 2017 12:52:24 PM
  • DomoVAn on Feb. 24th 2016 10:39:07 AM
    suggested on ProofHub to set Viewer to unlisted
  • DomoVAn on Feb. 24th 2016 10:38:48 AM
    suggested on ProofHub to set Name to Ваше
  • DomoVAn on Feb. 24th 2016 10:38:18 AM
    suggested on ProofHub to set Name to Ваше
  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 8:15:07 PM
    rated Asana: Rating 3/5
  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 8:11:14 PM
  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 8:08:16 PM
    rated Asana: Agile support 4/5
  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 7:39:44 PM
  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 6:16:34 PM
    rated Basecamp: Rating 2/5

    Many features missing, many features need external plugins which would be hard to keep track of/etc.

  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 6:06:19 PM

    No custom task status, tasks can't be moved between projects or task lists.

  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 5:59:42 PM

    Gives a pretty complete overview, but nothing that shows 'at a glance' how the project is doing in terms of any timeline/etc.

  • AMarino on Jul. 16th 2015 5:47:46 PM

    Can make templates from an existing project, or from scratch

  • Brian Atkins on Jan. 30th 2014 7:11:51 AM
    commented on ProofHub

    Proofhub is a remarkable tool to plan, organize and deliver the work effectively. With this tool, I can easily share files, assign tasks, define responsibilities, set deadlines, hold discussions, create notes and keep track of everything in seconds. It is easy to use and does not add to the already built pressure on the team. The dashboard is so clean and organized, that help me to easily focus on my work and get the best done on time. Also the support team is always on their toes, listening to users queries and feedback. And the best thing is that with different kinds of plans available, there is something for everyone in Proofhub. Highly recommended!

  • Akhilesh Sharma on Aug. 25th 2013 3:10:57 PM
    commented on Asana

    Thank you Adelle...Proofhub ( is actually really good, not only for timesheets but for complete project management.

  • jessica on Jul. 11th 2013 1:51:25 PM
    commented on Basecamp

    Nodoubt, Basecamp is good but it lacks important features like time tracking, private messages and integration with google. Have you tried proofhub? Features like time tracking, casper (hidden) mode, to-do's, discussions make it awesome. So, you don't miss anything.

  • adelle on Jul. 5th 2013 1:18:04 PM
    commented on Asana

    Asana is fantastic tool. But we will wait while they add time tracking in asana. For now we use excellent time tracking system in ProofHub (, its project management abilities are a bit simpler than in asana, but time tracking functionality is really good.

  • Alex on May 7th 2013 9:24:22 AM
    suggested on Basecamp to set Editor to alex-1qkqco34