FunctionFox Pricing, Features, Reviews & Comparison of Alternatives

FunctionFox

Timesheets & Project Management Software

4.47/5 (133 reviews)

FunctionFox overview

What is FunctionFox?

FunctionFox is an online project management and timesheet software designed for creative companies, such as advertising, graphic design, marketing, public relations, and multimedia firms. Users can monitor multiple jobs, assign tasks, manage remote workers, and keep projects on track and on budget.

Built especially for small businesses, FunctionFox provides a simple time tracking tool and a more complex, full-featured project management app. The software provides managers and stakeholders with multiple reports on all project activity, clients, tasks, and personnel. The tool can also be used to compare financial data such as estimates and actual costs as well as to see an overview of timelines, productivity, and budgets.

FunctionFox can be used by staff members to track the time it takes them to complete tasks with the app's stopwatch timer. They can also use the PM tools to create and view a personal calendar, share files and documents, define timelines and milestones, create to-lists, and assign tasks. A project blog with commenting and email alerts can also be set up for further team collaboration. Users can also create invoices, schedule meetings and events with a group calendar, and create contact lists and client profiles.

Pricing

Starting from
$35/month
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Devices

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Markets

United States, Canada

Supported languages

English
FunctionFox screenshot: Home dashboard for quick access to FunctionFox features including: Timesheet, To-Do list, Project Status and MoreFunctionFox Timesheets and Project Management Software: Quick TourFunctionFox screenshot: Timesheets: Track your time on projects.  FunctionFox screenshot: Project Status: Manage your projects in a central location.FunctionFox screenshot: CEO Desktop: Dashboard views of your time, projects, and clients.FunctionFox screenshot: To-Do list: actionable listings of your work assignments FunctionFox screenshot: Project Gantt Charts: See how all your projects fit together, adjust schedules, and adjust on the fly.FunctionFox screenshot: Project Calendars: Calendar view of your project schedules - don't let deadlines slip past.FunctionFox screenshot: Project Schedules: Plan action assignments, enter milestones, and schedule project meetings. See how all your schedules align in the Gantt Chart view. FunctionFox screenshot: Resource Availability: See how your team resources, adjust work loads or reassign work quickly and efficiently. FunctionFox screenshot: Communication Boards: Keep your project communications and linked resources in a central location

FunctionFox reviews

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Travis Brown

Great Software to keep track of hours and projects

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-11-17
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
We have used this program for a few years now and have found it very easy to track progress on projects, log hours, and make sure that our office is running as efficiently as possible. This has been a great investment for us!

Cons
It took some time to get familiar with how to use the software. Adding gantt charts for project planning would be great, but overall this program fits our needs quite well.

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Claude Benoit

Feedback regarding Function Fox

Used daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2020-01-27
Review Source: Capterra

I have been very impressed with the FunctionFox staff and their project management software from the very beginning of the process. The sales rep. was very knowledgeable and explained the features and benefits very clearly. The samples and tutorials were great and made the learning process kinda fun. FunctionFox's support team are exceptional at responding to our questions and reply promptly with detailed user friendly instruction on how to take full advantage of the powerful tools and functionality. Deciding to use FunctionFox in our face paced graphic design company was a great decision. It helps us spend more time on being creative and less time retyping project names, task names, design rates etc.

Pros
The software is designed with the creative industry in mind. You can set up project names, common tasks with specific hourly rates. When it comes time invoice a project I no longer have to request time sheets from staff. I just log in to the software, select the project name within the appropriate dates and all of the information that I need is presented quickly and efficiently which makes invoicing easy.

Cons
I can honestly say that I cannot find anything wrong with this software.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Donna Vizzuso

Very User Friendly

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2020-04-23
Review Source: Capterra

This software has helped us stay on top of billable time & streamlined our billing process as well as helped with keeping on top of budgets.

Pros
This website is Web based so it's easy for everyone to access and stay connected. Very good customer service.

Cons
I do wish it was a little easier to customize the reports on my own.

Response from FunctionFox


Thanks Donna for your kind words. Always a pleasure to work with your team.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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Taylor Hays

Antiquated Time Keeping Software

Used daily for 2+ years
Reviewed 2018-01-09
Review Source: Software Advice

For the time being, FunctionFox serves the purpose of keeping our team's time but when we have time we will most likely migrate to a new system. There are so many better options at this price point with more features and benefits.

Pros
We have used this product for over 5 years and it is really easy for employees to understand how to input their time. Their customer service staff is helpful when you ask for something directly.

Cons
Setting up backend organization of clients and projects is a bit confusing and difficult. There aren't very many integrations for communication with other softwares and if there are, it is difficult to get them set up. Updates and added features have to be added to your account from a FunctionFox rep.

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Likelihood to recommend: 3/10

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Ann Smith

Using FunctionFox in a small college marketing department

Used daily for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2020-02-03
Review Source: Capterra

Pros
I love how much functionality and detail I get with FunctionFox. It has enabled workflow and increased our productivity and brand consistency so we can prioritize the most strategic, outcome-oriented projects. I love that campus users all go to a single link to request work. I cannot imagine going back to an email-based request process or a lower functioning project management system.

Cons
The learning curve was high and hard for some. The dashboard is not as intuitive in some places as we would like.

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Likelihood to recommend: 10/10

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FunctionFox pricing

Starting from
$35/month
Pricing options
Free trial
Subscription
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Classic: $5 per user/per month ($35 for first user)
Premier: $10 per user/per month ($50 for first user)
In-house: $20 per user/per month ($150 for first user)

FunctionFox features

Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Gantt Charts
Project Management
Project Planning
Project Time Tracking
Project Tracking
Projections
Timesheets

API (212 other apps)
Collaboration Tools (169 other apps)
Drag & Drop Interface (133 other apps)
Multiple Projects (115 other apps)
Prioritizing (140 other apps)
Progress Tracking (130 other apps)
Reporting & Statistics (121 other apps)
Task Management (155 other apps)
Task Tracking (152 other apps)
Third Party Integration (140 other apps)

Security and privacy

Encryption

Encryption of sensitive data at rest
HTTPS for all pages

Access control

Multi-factor authentication options
This will ask you to sign in with LinkedIn

Videos and tutorials

Additional information for FunctionFox

Key features of FunctionFox

  • Advanced report generator
  • Client/contractor access
  • Contacts
  • Cycle and capacity reports
  • Estimates, quotes, & budgets
  • Exchange documents & attach files
  • Gantt Charts
  • Personal calendar
  • Project scheduling with project calendar
  • Project status & status options
  • Reports - additional action & production reports
  • Reports - clients, project, status
  • Resource Availability Calendar
  • Resource calendar
  • Retainers
  • Tasks with editable rates
  • Timelines with milestones
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Benefits

Reporting: FunctionFox offers out-of-the-box reports on tasks, personnel, clients, productivity, estimates, expenses, and project overviews. Create custom reports with 10 custom project data fields.

Estimates and invoicing: Track estimated time and costs against actual figures. Create and send invoices.

Calendars: Created shared group and project calendars and create events and milestones, and schedule meetings. Set up your own personal calendar.

Manager and CEO Views: CEO desktop with detailed estimates and costs, and project timeline views for an overview of project statuses, costs and future plans.

Task management: Create tasks and to-do lists and assign tasks to staff or view the complete list of tasks.

Project Blog: Use this communication tool to share and record all project related info and conversations.

Project Requests: All departments can submit project request forms from one platform.

Cycle & Capacity: The Capacity report shows an overview of the whole project portfolio across a given period. The Cycle report shows project timing through multiple stages.