RationalPlan Pricing Plan & Cost Guide

RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

4.4/5 (88 reviews)

RationalPlan Pricing

Pricing model: Freemium, One-time License, Subscription

Free Trial: Available (No Credit Card required)

RationalPlan can be used as On Premise with a one time payment or as SAAS with a monthly payment.

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Pricing Comparison

How does RationalPlan compare with other Project Management & Planning apps?

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Pricing Comparison

Project Management & Planning app prices shown are $/month

Please note: For comparison purposes the price for RationalPlan has been scaled monthly. Actual price is $/per year




RationalPlan Pricing Reviews

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  • Robust functionality
  • Price and easy to use
  • Ease of use and price.
Cons
  • Price
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25 reviewers had the following to say about RationalPlan's pricing:

Patrick Turcotte

An excellent alternative to Microsoft Project

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

I've been using RationalPlan-Single for close to 6 years now, and am still a huge fan. To me, Microsoft Project is not an option, both from being a Mac user and for the licensing cost, and honestly, I don't need all the bells and whistles. I'm not a professional project manager, but I do need to build WBSes and Gantts on a regular basis, and also sometimes need to open project files sent by customers. Generally speaking, although the interface has its peculiarities, RationalPlan is pretty straightforward to use, and more than enough for my needs. There have been odd glitches in the past (corrupted save files used to be an issue), but those were worked out over time, and I feel the current version is stable and reliable. All in all - enthusiastically recommended.Multi-platform Excellent value for the price

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Rick Stahlhut

RationalPlan was the easiest project planner I could find

Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

I don't need project plans very often. I just want a basic outline and gantt chart with lags of various types. For me, the complex planners on the market are not worth the money or the time to learn. I don't use all the features of RationalPlan, either, but it has worked for me now, and I know I will not outgrow it. Is easy to learn and not too expensive

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Edwin Kellogg

Better than the high priced planning software

Reviewed 2015-06-15
Review Source: Capterra

I have used high priced planning software for years. Rational Plan is much more economical and does everything simply and easily.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

William Ponds

Best alternative to MS Project or Primevera!

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

I own a small business and can not afford expensive software so I looked for a while for a scheduling program that would work but wasn't too expensive. I had learned Primevera Project Planner in college but that is an enterprise level program with a hefty price tag. I tried several free programs before I came across RationalPlan. RationalPlan is full featured, easy to use, performs well and is reasonably priced. As with all project planning programs I have tried my only complaint is with the printouts. It's a chore to get the schedule to print out nicely. I'm sure this will improve in future versions and I look forward to using RationalPlan for the foreseeable future.Price, ease of use, features, interface.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Bob Wojnovich

Great Product

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

Great alternative to Microsoft Project. Excellent value also. Easy to use and all the features you need.Price and easy to use

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Robert Wojnovich

Great Alternative to Microsoft Project

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-02-17
Review Source: Capterra

This app is everything you need for mpp files. Great value and easy to use. Also easy to print PDFs.Ease of use and price.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Dwayne Wilks

Rational Scheduling

Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

Does everything I need it to. Does whatever I would be using Micro$oft Project to do but at a price that anyone can afford.Does what I need it to. Has the functionality of what I'd use MS Project to do.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

William Milles

Good Software

Used weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

I have been using this software to develop project plans for my business...its ease of use and its functional capabilities make it a great tool to develop complex (and even simple) project plans and over all management of planning an budgeting. I would highly recommend this software to anyone who wants an alternate to microsoft.... I have been using project management software since 1983 (CPM or critical path project management software even before microsoft project). its a great low cost project management tool...

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Elisabeth Wagner

Ease of Use - Missing Function MULTI

Reviewed 2013-11-22
Review Source: Capterra

Dear Sirs, I have thoroughly tested your product and found it very intuitive, however especially for a Multiproject plan it is necessary that one and the same ressource (Person) can have different pricing ( e.g. internal/external project/special price project) but is only limited with time per day. I think it would be better to allow a cost change within the project and to eliminate it at the ressource or make the cost more flexible with more prices to choose.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Stuart Hatcher

Good simple project planner

Used monthly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

I picked this up to generate simple programmes for construction projects, and was pleasantly surprised to find it easy to use, and also capable of much more complex task, resource and project management. It has a straightforward interface, and is reasonably intuitive, offering layers of complexity without requiring their complete use. It's one of those packages where the more you use it, the more useful it becomes. Splendid.Low cost. Simple to use. Capable of more complex management if you need that.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Bill Hoffman

Bill's MyReview

Used weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-03-01
Review Source: Capterra

I think this is the best project management software for the Mac at an affordable price. It is easy to use with most of the features found in the Microsoft project management softwareI am still wishing for a PERT ChartI use this software to help me develop proposals.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Randall Douglas

Rational Plan Review

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

I have been a paid user of rational plan for a number of years. My experience has been nothing but positive. It's more than a cheaper alternative to Microsoft project. It goes almost you're to toe with it. The interface is still not as polished, but they keep improving and their customer service is spot on. I really recommend it to those needing project planning power but want better value for their money.Easy to use. Mimics most of features of Microsoft Project. Great customer service. Good export options.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Luca Bellotti

A nice alternative at Microsoft Project

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

The only thing about this software is the price. For the rest is a optimal solution for project management.Feautures

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Shawn Macomber

Rational Plan

Used monthly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

I like rational plan. The price is very good compared to some of the other project management software options. Be aware that there is a lot of manual entry that needs to be done in order for it to work for you, but once that is complete it works great. Price and ability to create quality timelines

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Patrick Ng

RationalPlan Project Planning

Reviewed 2016-07-16
Review Source: GetApp

I have been using MS Project in the office PC for many years now and have been looking for a similar app to use on my mac at home. RationalPlan is just the perfect app I'm looking for - simple intuitive interface with a decent presentation style and at an amazingly affordable price! I must add that the support team has been ultra responsive when help is needed.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Debra Cote

Great tool for short money

Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

This tool is very close to MS Project, but at a fraction of the price. It is project management focused and user friendly.Robust functionality

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Sandra Kimball

Very good software at a reasonable price

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-07-18
Review Source: Capterra

I was able to provide it to many people in the organization for a reasonable price, with the assurance of knowing that it incorporates good, solid project management principles.It most closely resembles the functionality in MS Project for a fraction of the price. It was obviously created by someone who understands project management, as evidenced by the list of steps on the left side. It supports dependencies, durations, and resource allocations that work together to come up with a completion date.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Jeff Duke

Excellent alternative to MS Project for small businesses

Reviewed 2016-04-25
Review Source: GetApp

As a small business, the cost of MS Project is difficult to justify. Rational Plan offers a good value alternative that allows you to create your own Gantt charts and read and edit those created in using MS Project. Simple workflow Creates good looking Gantt charts with ease Reliably reads in Gantt charts created by MS Project Allows you to use most of the features for Gantt charts that would expect in MS Project - e.g. Resources free version for Linux (Gold star for this)!

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Matt Edwards

Rational Plan

Reviewed 2017-02-17
Review Source: Capterra

This is an economically priced practical planning software. I use this software on projects and find it has an equal footing to most other softwares used for planning and scheduling.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Leonardo Ortiz

good but...

Used weekly for 1-2 years
Reviewed 2017-02-17
Review Source: Capterra

It's good value for money but the options to print the Gantt diagram are confused or non existent. There no options to limit the dates for the printing (ie. I want to print form january to september eventhough the Project goes to december), there is no option to copy the diagram to another application, so we have to print in PDF and then copy it, etc. It's not friendly for report elaboration.Value for money, does the work

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Neal Youngquist

good functional project management software

Used monthly for 6-12 months
Reviewed 2017-02-17
Review Source: Capterra

I have used RationalPlan for almost a year to design and present projects for existing and potential customers. Entering tasks for WBS and Gantt charts is straightforward with several options presented to schedule and link tasks together. Printing reports to a pdf format has been very useful and enabled a clean Gantt chart presentation. value for money and easy to use; good technical support

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Charles Brossollet

Suitable for professional use!

Reviewed 2013-06-12
Review Source: Capterra

Suitable for professional use!Nice multiplatform interface Server allows resources to report their task completion Customer support very helpful and responsive

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Easy to use and affordable project management software

Owen Evans

Great Option for Small Business

Reviewed 2017-02-23
Review Source: Capterra

I'm not a project manager, but often need to review project plans from clients, or plan out project timelines etc. In every case over the past couple of years, Rational Plan has been the perfect tool for the job.Lost cost, easy to start using

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Rick Ales

Good MS Project Alrernative

Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

As a small company, we are always looking for the best value and not necessarily the best known brand. We have been using Rational Plan for about four year, and have been thoroughly satisfied. Having been a MS Project user, I found Rational Plan very familiar with most of the commands located right where I expected them to be. The project import/export was also valuable in allowing us to share schedules with our customers who were MS Prohect users. Customer service was great, all for a fraction of the cost of MS Project.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software

Sandra Kimball

Robust project scheduling tool

Used monthly for 2+ years
Reviewed 2017-02-16
Review Source: Capterra

Rational Plan functionality is every bit as good as MS Project. But what I find most impressive is that it was obviously created by someone who understands project management methodology. The Project Guide encourages users to follow a logical step-by-step process for setting up a schedule (first WBS, then scheduling, then creating assignments). Highly recommended for individuals and organizations who want a robust project scheduling tool.Uses sound project management principles. The functionality is as good as MS Project at a fraction of the cost.

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RationalPlan

Easy to use and affordable project management software