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Microsoft Project Alternatives

How do Microsoft Project alternatives compare?

VisionProject and Smartsheet stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Microsoft Project to its top 100 alternatives, Cloud Coach has the highest rating, with PowerSteering as the runner-up, and Microsoft Project ranking 64th place. Trello has the most reviews with a total of 18,658, while Microsoft Project has 1,150. Users say Cloud Coach tops the list for value for money followed by PowerSteering, while Microsoft Project comes in 82nd. Users also say FoxPlan and Cloud Coach are the easiest to use, while Microsoft Project takes 77th place.


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Top 100 alternatives

VisionProject

4.5
(2)

Projects, Portfolio, Documents, Reports and More

Features

Total

1

2

35

features in common

1

features in common

VisionProject's unique feature

  • API

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Custom Charts

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Project Time Tracking

Smartsheet

4.4
(1,572)

An online work execution platform for any size organization.

Pricing

Starting from

$14/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

What users say about Smartsheet's value for money

The survey Functionality is adequate and the ability to connect between other services is useful but will cost extra. The User Usage data is also helpful in removing unused License.

RH

Robert H.

You can pull off amazing things if you sit down and build it. I was able to build a completely automated revenue and labor estimator that shows me how profitable each member of my team is.

NB

Nick B.

Total

16

69

35

features in common

16

features in common

Smartsheet's unique features

  • Task Tracking

  • Forms Management

  • Web Forms

  • Commenting

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Performance Management

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Custom Charts

  • Project Templates

Pricing

Starting from

$600/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Quick Base's value for money

If you looking for a solution that gives you a flexible solution that you can develop your own solution and at a cost effective price, it's worth taking Quickbase for a spin.

DS

Dennis S.

Though initially there shall be some trouble in getting what you require, a little research can help you to build a great application. It is completely worth the money that is being spent on it.

HJ

Harish J.

Total

5

60

35

features in common

5

features in common

Quick Base's unique features

  • Status Tracking

  • Data Import

  • Applicant Tracking

  • Two-Factor Authentication

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Data Visualization

  • Project Planning

  • Gantt Charts

Sciforma

4.4
(41)

Project and Portfolio Management Software

Pricing

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Sciforma's value for money

Sciforma has been helpful with keeping track of timelines, budgets and resource allocations.

CL

Charles L.

It helps to track project milestones, project status, project costs. It also can be customized to meet our company needs.

LL

Lisa L.

Total

18

69

35

features in common

18

features in common

Sciforma's unique features

  • Performance Reports

  • Collaborative Workspace

  • Workflow Management

  • Risk Analytics

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • Burndown Charts

  • Performance Management

  • Activity Tracking

Easy Projects

4.4
(200)

Project management and collaboration tools

Pricing

Starting from

$24/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

What users say about Easy Projects' value for money

Easy projects holds all projects notes, so you don't have to go digging through emails. The upgrades to the system have been ongoing and great improvements but at a great price.

RR

Rhonda R F.

Organise my projects and tasks for multiple projects. Helps keep project budgets visible and keeps the team accountable.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

22

111

35

features in common

22

features in common

Easy Projects' unique features

  • Multi-Department / Project

  • Web Forms

  • Assignment Management

  • Preview Functionality

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Project Notes

  • Custom Charts

  • Visual Analytics

  • Burndown Charts

Asana

4.4
(9,482)

Project and work management for teams of all sizes.

Pricing

Starting from

$10.99/month

Value for money

4.4

0.4

4.0

What users say about Asana's value for money

I loved the look and feel, it is very practical and a perfect experience if you are a beginner with proyect manager programs. It is a good price-value exchange.

sN

shana N.

It was a very good tool to use, highly user friendly, quite effective and very visually attractive. This tool is great for startups in my opinion and the price is fair for the features it has.

Aliz G.

Total

24

138

35

features in common

24

features in common

Asana's unique features

  • Request Routing

  • Archiving & Retention

  • Inbox Management

  • Filtered Views

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Business Intelligence

  • Burndown Charts

  • Presentation Streaming

Clarizen

4.2
(166)

Enterprise Project Management Solution

Pricing

Starting from

$45/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Clarizen's value for money

The vendor is very nice to deal with from a sales perspective, as well as with training. We are very pleased with Clarizen and will continue to use it after our initial subscription is up.

TL

Tony L.

I really like the Clarizen customer attention as well; it's very professional. Clarizen licensing is really competitive also.

AL

Andrzej L.

Total

12

56

35

features in common

12

features in common

Clarizen's unique features

  • Issue Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Risk Assessment

  • Dashboard Creation

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Heatmap

  • Template Management

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Resource Management

ProWorkflow

4.5
(223)

Project Management & Time Tracking For Teams Of Any Size.

Pricing

Starting from

$20/month

Value for money

4.4

0.4

4.0

What users say about ProWorkflow's value for money

A solid software for small ad or creative agencies that need to track projects. Easy to learn and has some good capabilities for tracking time against budget.

Martha M.

Our company chose this software as a lower-cost solution from other, more robust tools out there. It definitely has a lot of features, I just wish they weren't so complicated.

DP

Danielle P.

Total

23

105

35

features in common

23

features in common

ProWorkflow's unique features

  • API

  • Real Time Updates

  • Permission Management

  • Pipeline Management

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Resource Allocation

  • Business Intelligence

  • Burndown Charts

  • Performance Management

Workfront

4.3
(1,033)

Online Enterprise Work Management Software

Pricing

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Workfront's value for money

This is a low cost online payroll system that will help starting and small business with little budget in payroll manpower. Customizable reports and modules are also good features of the software.

DA

Denver A.

The reporting feature is worth the price of admission itself. Their support team is quick to respond and the self-help area is robust so you can find an answer to any question you may come across.

Jonathan H.

Total

26

157

35

features in common

26

features in common

Workfront's unique features

  • Administrative Reporting

  • Help Desk Management

  • Assignment Management

  • Asset Lifecycle Management

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Custom Charts

  • Business Intelligence

  • Business Analysis

  • Heatmap

Mavenlink

4.2
(410)

Project Management, Resource Planning, & PSA software

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

4.0
4.0

What users say about Mavenlink's value for money

Happy to have approvals, but they could be more flexible. Managing budgets against project timelines.

MC

Matthew C.

Moving forward it also manages the budget and time of my projects in a way that completely favors me and also it accommodates my working efficiencies as well.

Angela B.

Total

22

108

35

features in common

22

features in common

Mavenlink's unique features

  • Multi-Currency

  • Ad hoc Reporting

  • Profit / Loss Statement

  • Knowledge Base Management

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Project Notes

  • Compliance Management

  • Timeline Management

  • Burndown Charts

Jira

4.4
(10,014)

Project & Issue Tracking Software - See why we're #1!

Pricing

Starting from

$7/month

Value for money

4.2

0.2

4.0

What users say about Jira's value for money

If you are invested in the Atlassian ecosystem then the integration is great. They provide everything you need to successfully manage your software projects.

JS

John S.

For this and much more we recommend using Jira. It is an excellent platform, with a fairly affordable price.

SB

Sarah B.

Total

10

41

35

features in common

10

features in common

Jira's unique features

  • Planning Tools

  • Portfolio Management

  • Status Reporting

  • Application Integration

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Resource Allocation

  • Multiple Projects

  • Project Tracking

Wrike

4.2
(1,636)

Manage your projects from start to finish with Wrike

Pricing

Starting from

$9.80/month

Value for money

4.0
4.0

What users say about Wrike's value for money

It has definitely improved our capability as a team so we have gotten good return on investment from it.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

The price and feature list look great. The marketing and landing page talked about it being perfect for agencies like mine.

Charles K.

Total

21

85

35

features in common

21

features in common

Wrike's unique features

  • Secure Data Storage

  • Task Planning

  • Document Management

  • Version Control

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Performance Management

  • Communication Management

  • Project Notes

KeyedIn

4.4
(40)

Cloud-based project & portfolio management software

Pricing

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

What users say about KeyedIn's value for money

It is a great overall PM and Professional Services solution at a competitive price. Some functionality needs some improvement but overall we are satisfied.

NR

Neil R.

The portfolio planning capability is a brilliant tool for annual planning and evaluating multiple scenarios. Finally, KeyedIn offer a very sensible cost model.

TH

Thierry H.

Total

14

54

35

features in common

14

features in common

KeyedIn's unique features

  • Multi-Currency

  • Benefits Management

  • Strategic Planning

  • Dashboard Creation

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Multiple Projects

  • Visual Analytics

  • Performance Management

  • Timeline Management

Trello

4.5
(18,658)

Visual collaboration tool for shared project perspectives

Pricing

Starting from

$12.50/month

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about Trello's value for money

Ease of organization and simple, intuitive layout are the strengths. Undoubtedly, for the cost benefit, one of the best software I have ever used for this purpose.

Ed

Evander d.

Pricing is great I love software that has entry level packages that are free. It allows you to be able to try out the software for a small project than scale from there.

Andre L.

Total

10

53

35

features in common

10

features in common

Trello's unique features

  • File Management

  • Automatic Notifications

  • SSL Security

  • Data Import/Export

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Gantt Charts

  • Resource Allocation

  • Heatmap

  • Reporting & Statistics

Wimi

4.7
(97)

Reinvent your teamwork

Pricing

Starting from

$9/month

Value for money

4.7

0.7

4.0

What users say about Wimi's value for money

Moreover Its cost in terms of quantity and quality of its services is simply derisory. The "What Else" slogan fit it perfectly well.

LF

Laurent F.

It is a great cost efficient tool, easy to deploy and use and with immediate benefits.

ls

laurent s.

Total

15

84

35

features in common

15

features in common

Wimi's unique features

  • SSL Security

  • Preview Functionality

  • Progress Reports

  • Reminders

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Project Notes

  • Visual Analytics

  • Compliance Management

Intervals

4.5
(66)

Time tracking, task management, & project management.

Pricing

Starting from

$29/month

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about Intervals' value for money

Intuitive, extremely user-friendly project management tool. Project creation, task creation, duplication and cost-related features are outstanding.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Intervals is a web-based PM tool that can be accessed from anywhere by team members. Project creation, tracking, updates, costing etc. are easily and quickly accomplished on this tool.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

25

108

35

features in common

25

features in common

Intervals' unique features

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Search Functionality

  • Productivity Reporting

  • Progress Tracking

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Compliance Management

  • Business Analysis

  • Resource Allocation

  • Visual Analytics

Assembla

4.2
(75)

Project management tool for software development teams

Pricing

Starting from

$10/month

Value for money

4.0
4.0

What users say about Assembla's value for money

This is a good tool for smaller teams, but I would like if they didn't raise their prices so much.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

It works well and originally the price was great.

ES

Eric S.

Total

8

51

35

features in common

8

features in common

Assembla's unique features

  • @mentions

  • Auditing

  • Search Functionality

  • Content Management

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Heatmap

  • Projections

  • Multiple Projects

  • Project Workflow

Pricing

Starting from

$7/month

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about ActiveCollab's value for money

Similar to Trello, but better with more features and a great price point. While it is great for tasks, it doesn't do a good job of capturing bugs or issues, which is a must have for us.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

I found the software relatively easy to use compared to other PM softwares. It offers great features and is inexpensive so brilliant to manage even small projects.

Weronika K.

Total

16

72

35

features in common

16

features in common

ActiveCollab's unique features

  • Task Scheduling

  • Overtime Tracking

  • Third Party Integration

  • Commenting

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Multiple Projects

  • Compliance Management

  • Presentation Streaming

Genius Project

4.0
(76)

Project portfolio management software

Pricing

Starting from

$35/month

Value for money

3.9

0.1

4.0

What users say about Genius Project's value for money

The biggest qualms is pricing for the product but if you can get around that then it's a great product.

JM

Jacob M.

Trialed this software: Impressed but overpriced.

Ad

Alex d.

Total

15

75

35

features in common

15

features in common

Genius Project's unique features

  • "What If" Scenarios

  • SSL Security

  • Job Scheduling

  • Task Planning

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • Heatmap

  • Visual Analytics

  • Business Intelligence

ManagePro

4.7
(20)

80-20 based Portfolio & Priority Management

Features

Total

5

11

35

features in common

5

features in common

ManagePro's unique features

  • Brainstorming

  • Mind Maps

  • Meeting Management

  • Task Tracking

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Data Visualization

  • Project Templates

  • Heatmap

Planview Enterprise

3.8
(9)

Enterprise project portfolio management

Features

Total

2

5

35

features in common

2

features in common

Planview Enterprise's unique features

  • Prioritizing

  • Forecasting

  • "What If" Scenarios

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Task Management

  • Customizable Templates

  • Project Notes

  • Data Visualization

FoxPlan

4.0
(1)

Project management & collaboration software

Features

Total

6

22

35

features in common

6

features in common

FoxPlan's unique features

  • File Transfer

  • Issue Management

  • Requirements Management

  • Collaborative Workspace

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Customizable Templates

  • Project Tracking

  • Data Visualization

  • Project Templates

Cloud Coach

5.0
(1)

Enterprise-class project, PSA & PPM software

Features

Total

2

10

35

features in common

2

features in common

Cloud Coach's unique features

  • Critical Path

  • Tagging

  • Portfolio Management

  • Progress Reports

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Task Management

  • Custom Charts

  • Project Management

  • Customizable Templates

TeamGantt

4.6
(176)

Online Gantt Chart Software for teams

Pricing

Starting from

$29.99/month

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about TeamGantt's value for money

Versatile, inexpensive, good visualization of workload inside the project. Resource management of employees is a plus.

Dean R.

Setting up projects for growing subscription company.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Total

8

13

35

features in common

8

features in common

TeamGantt's unique features

  • Task Planning

  • Planning Tools

  • Timer

  • Drag & Drop Interface

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Customizable Templates

  • Project Workflow

  • Data Visualization

  • Project Tracking

PowerSteering

5.0
(1)

Project and portfolio management software

Features

Total

1

7

35

features in common

1

features in common

PowerSteering's unique features

  • Prioritizing

  • Real Time Analytics

  • API

  • Real Time Reporting

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Custom Charts

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Project Time Tracking

Planview PPM Pro

3.8
(6)

Cloud project and application portfolio management solution

Features

Total

10

37

35

features in common

10

features in common

Planview PPM Pro's unique features

  • Real Time Data

  • Status Tracking

  • Budget Control

  • Portfolio Management

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Heatmap

  • Resource Allocation

  • Milestone Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

Workzone

4.7
(144)

Cloud-Based Project Management Made Easy

Pricing

Starting from

$200/month

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about Workzone's value for money

Very cost effective product for our size of a company, to receive this powerful functionality at this cost point was important.

KS

Kevin S.

We are a virtual team and Workzone keeps us organized, on-task and cohesive. It is a great value and a sound investment for any company.

HC

Heather C.

Total

23

79

35

features in common

23

features in common

Workzone's unique features

  • Document Management

  • Calendar Management

  • Task Planning

  • Multi-Department / Project

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Project Estimating

  • Business Intelligence

  • Burndown Charts

  • Performance Management

ZilicusPM

4.7
(31)

Web-based Project Management & Collaboration Software.

Pricing

Starting from

$14.95/month

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about ZilicusPM's value for money

But my favorite part is being able to put a budget and actual cost to everything. I have recommended Zilicus and have used it and will continue to use it on my large projects.

Steven B.

I liked the comprehensive suite of modules for management of - Schedule, Change, Risk, Issue, Resource, Budget, dashboards, collaborations, task management, access controls and so on.

RR

Rajarama Rao B.

Total

1

6

35

features in common

1

features in common

ZilicusPM's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Portfolio Management

  • Timesheets

  • API

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Resource Management

  • Custom Charts

  • Presentation Streaming

  • Project Time Tracking

Projectplace

4.7
(33)

Collaborative Work & Project Management Software

Features

Total

15

65

35

features in common

15

features in common

Projectplace's unique features

  • To-Do List

  • Prioritizing

  • Chat

  • Budget Control

Microsoft Project's unique features

  • Multiple Projects

  • Performance Management

  • Visual Analytics

  • Compliance Management

ProjectManager.com

4.1
(326)

Award-Winning Project Management Software

Pricing

Starting from

$15/month

Value for money

3.7

0.3

4.0