Twelve Free Project Management Software Applications
August 15, 2011
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I’ve been going through some of my lists of free Project Management software applications, checking that they are still free and still available. I currently have twelve on my list but I would be delighted to hear from you if you have any other open-source software you think I should add.
ClockingIT is a free hosted application, keeping track of all your tasks and the time you spend on them.
dotProject is a web-based project management application, designed to provide project layout and control functions.
GanttProject is a cross-platform desktop tool for project scheduling and management.
JxProject is a free project management software package: a version without adverts is available for $20.
Open Atrium is an open source team collaboration tool and includes a blog, a wiki, a calendar, a to do list, a shoutbox, and a dashboard to manage it.
OpenProj is an open-source desktop project management application similar to Microsoft Project. OpenProj opens existing MS Project files and is interoperable with Project, Gantt Charts and PERT charts.
Project HQ is a collaborative open source project management tool, similar to Basecamp and activeCollab. Project HQ uses a structured workflow to assist you in managing your projects.
ProjectPier is a free, open-source, PHP application for managing tasks, projects and teams through a web interface.
ProjectStat.us is a service that can help you manage your customers’ project info and allow your customers to see up-to-date project information at any time.
CRM-focused software. There is a free Community Edition but other software is not open source and is not free.
Free and open source software project management tool that covers most project management tasks.
Teambox is a mix of social collaboration tool and online project management for sharing tasks and projects with a team. Only free for the first three projects, then a pricing plan comes into effect.
Another 2 free packages:
Project in a Box
The free Community Edition of Project in a Box uses PRINCE2 materials and templates.
Tree.io is a cloud-based service with unlimited projects and storage. The first 3 users are free – after that you pay $15 per user per month.