GanttProject

GanttProject


4 / 5
81 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

GanttProject is known to work best for construction, media and other industries which deal with mid-sized projects, tasks measured in days and clear dependencies between tasks.


Average Ratings

81 Reviews

  • 4 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $5.00/one-time
  • Pricing Details
    Free and open-sourced
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    No
  • Support
    Online

Vendor Details

  • GanttProject
  • www.ganttproject.biz/
  • Founded 2003
  • Czech Republic

About GanttProject

Free project scheduling and management app for Windows, OSX and Linux. Includes Gantt chart, resource load chart, PERT chart. Supports project baselines. Reads and writes MS Project files, exports to CSV,PDF, HTML, PNG. Can work with WebDAV servers


GanttProject Features

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Budget Management
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Customizable Templates
  • Gantt Charts
  • Idea Management
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Resource Management
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Traditional Methodologies
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Capacity Monitoring
  • Color Coding
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Drag & Drop
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Progress Tracking
  • Task Management
  • Templates

GanttProject Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Capterra loader

One of the best project managers in local applications

Mar 28, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: GanttProject is one of the best local tools for project management, it allows you to visualize your projects in a graphic way, being more pleasant for introductions to your team or clients, opting for a simple image of a complex system, helping your presentation and understanding, showing in graphical ranges how much it takes to develop each task, group that participates and more, all this of its more known tool the gantt diagram, is a very unique way to organize the projects and facilitate their understanding and progression.

Cons: One of the most important disadvantages is that the bars do not indicate the amount of work but only the time invested, this does not allow to see how many resources will participate in the task, the case can be presented where a shorter bar actually takes much more work and personnel involved which brings confusion or detracts from the diagram.

Overall: Have a tool that allows me to organize my projects in a visual way, easier to present to clients or users outside the area, with which they can better understand the times each task takes.

GanttProject a basic alternative to manage a project

May 14, 2018
3/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: If you want to create or manipulate a Gantt chart without having to pay for the license of a commercial program, this open source program is a good option because it is easily manipulated, the menu bars are very similar to other programs aimed at managing of projects and instinctively you get what you're looking to develop.

It is universal since it allows you to import and export files made in MSProject and CSV, with the software you can perform the PERT without problems, although the graphic representation is very generic and unattractive, the performance of the program in projects of academic or small scale is outstanding.

You can install in Windows, Mac and Linux, It has good compatibility.

It is free download, although the developers appreciate some donation, very suitable for students, universities, companies that handle small projects and little staff.

Does not consume many computer resources, the software weighs only 14MB.

Cons: It allows you to allocate the human resource and time, but does not perform complex analysis of those components, you can not easily identify who is overloading tasks, where is the critical path? What processes are the bottlenecks?

The design is very primitive, lacks development, but it is like that small car that allows you to reach the goal at a moderate speed

The printing of the diagrams is cumbersome, you must work with care in the design of the printing area, the software is associated more with the visualization than with the printing of reports. GanttChart is not compatible with the spring XER format, it must be passed through MSproject

Overall: I have done five small projects with the tool, it has been useful and excellent at the level of expressing the goals of those involved, the participants, the time of development of each task, activity, types of associated deliverables and the participants of each of the activities , level of responsibility and hours of dedication, really that is very useful in terms of the general visualization of the goal.

Unfortunately I can not automatically define in this software the levels of resource overload, the critical path of the processes and the possible bottlenecks of the process.

In general, the software is good and practical at your level.

I can define and design a project for free and manage the main structure of the project, share it with the people involved and they can deploy it by installing the tool in any existing operating system

Capterra loader

One of the best local apps for project management

Mar 16, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This very complete application for project management, has one of the most familiar diagrams in the computer world, focused on seeing the duration times of each task and which task precedes another, excellent for organizing projects and always having the application without depending on a connection, is open source and free.

Cons: Currently, there is a lack of improvements and the addition of tools and functionalities with which other applications for project management count, so to stay in the market fight they must improve.

Overall: Organize and record the duration of a project, locally, quickly and with a familiar tool for all coworkers.

Capterra loader

Do well and free of charge, what you need more

Feb 03, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: GanttProject is not a simplified project management tool. It is a powerful tool because it offers all you need to control activities, resources and deliverables.

It has a simple interface, use a few computer resources and it's free of charge for any purpose.

It offers good resources to work with external people, sharing the project plan in the network, and importing/exporting content (as possible) to traditional commercial products.

Cons: Collaboration resources are still weak and are in need of improvement.

It is not ready for new agile initiatives reducing the scope of its use.

Overall: Corporate users are always asking for a project management software license only to open a project plan, look for an appointment or a resource allocation, and print it.

The Project Managers should change their mind and focus in collaboration and team performance rather than complex and high featured tools that most of the time are not fully used.

GanttProject is what most of the project teams need to control their activities and goals.

Capterra loader

BEST GANTT SOFTWARE AVAILABLE!

Apr 24, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Honestly, I've been using this freeware program for MANY years and has helped me prepare gantt charts for many things, including but not limited to, detailed production schedules for film projects. I've also used it to create a development schedule for a mobile app I'm involved with. It's pretty easy to use once you understand the basics of gantt charts and you'll never use another program again. The best part is I've been using this software for a long time and have never had to pay a cent to use it. Can you say that about other similar products out there that have the same features? SIMPLY AMAZING. I'm so happy to see this company still up and running and wish them nothing but the best as we move further into 2018. Give it a shot, you have nothing to loose, literally. 9/10!

Cons: Nothing. It's free. It's simple. It's awesome. OK... if I had to get "picky", I'd maybe say the one thing that could make this better would be if they had an online version where you can access your gantt charts anywhere on-the-go. Other than that though, nothing to complain about!

Overall: I'm a longtime user and I'm so proud to see this freeware still available to people to use.

9/10!!

Must have project management tool

Dec 21, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Very easy to teach and use. Our newcomers pick this up quickly.

- Its simple but packed with many options

- Makes life much easier as a project manager

Cons: - The text font gets a little weird when you re-size the screen you're working on

- Nothing else really, it's a nice product

Overall: This is a must have for project managers. It will make your life much easier, and your employees much more efficient.

Capterra loader

An easy way to make gantt charts

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to create tasks, you can create dependencies between them and you can include elements such as costs, differentiate tasks by colors, define their duration among others. You can easily see the progress of each task or the project in general.

Cons: This program is very easy to use, however it still has some defects when it is running, a disadvantage is that it does not allow the printing of the diagrams pert.

It does not allow to see free days assigned to specific resources within the Gannt chart.

Overall: Ease of visualization and simplicity.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on June 22, 2018

One can print PERT chart by exporting it to PNG image.

Capterra loader

Basic Gantt Chart Program for Project Management

Apr 15, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I'm a relatively new user to Gantt Project. I began looking for a good Gantt Chart application several months ago to help organize AV technical installations in a detailed, organized fashion and found Gantt Project through my Avixa training course. I love that's it's freeware! It's a great, powerful tool for creating and organizing basic projects and tracking/planning your progress along the way. There are a few different way to view and edit your data but overall it was very intuitive to get up and running quickly. It also supports different operating systems.

Cons: It isn't cloud based for collaboration with a team in real time...so for my team we will keep the files on cloud based storage and can work on them one at a time. Using the software on a Mac I discovered a glitch...when scrolling the calendar from left to right or vice versa using two-finger scroll, it seems to malfunction and only want to move forward in time. You can get back to an earlier date by manually clicking and dragging.

Overall: Being a free, open source project management software, it's perfect for me and the size projects I manage with my team. I would say that it's perfect for small to medium sized projects but would be unsuitable for something much larger such as a management solution for large building construction, etc.

Capterra loader

If only it is a cloud solution...

Dec 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I love this tool! Easy to work in it, gantt is very usefull, it is free, it gives you no limits.

Cons: The only constraint here is the thing that this software is not online... If I would need to use some other computer than mine, I'd need to save a project and transfer... Not very useful and a step backwards in the time of cloud software.... Overall it is an amazing solution!

Wonderful Tool to Have in Your Business Toolkit

Mar 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I use GanttProject on my Macbook and it has been my go-to tool when I look to create a project timeline. The software is free so there is no excuse not to try it. I have used MS Project in the past and I would say that GanttProject is easier to use (especially for smaller projects) and definitely more economical than paying for Project.

Cons: I have no cons. It does its intended job extremely well.

We regularly use GanttProject it as a straight-forward, functional, project management tool

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use and learn, simple interface, does the job well. It is easy to keep abreast of where a project is at.

Cons: Doesn't allow publishing to web. It would be good to share the Gant Chart with colleagues. Also it would be very useful for people to be able to update progress themselves.

Overall: Easy to use, efficient, easy to read

it is a very good gantt software

Apr 02, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: It is easy for all kind of users, its interface is nice, have good performance, is ussable, very intuitive

Cons: may be, set task in hours too, actually it just lend set task in days, another software lend user set duartion task in hours too

Overall: i can manage my project's scheduales. task, resources and work

When your project needs a Gantt diagram.

Aug 14, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: A free software only focused for the gantt diagramms. Works on differentn platforms.

Cons: Its visual interface looks very old-fashioned. Arranging the dates and durations is becoming difficult sometimes. It would be better to be able to use it online.

Overall: We are using it when we need complicated Gantt charts for the projects and it works.

Resource Roles!

Dec 13, 2016
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: While this is not a show stopper

Overall: The tool has most of the features I would need but it would be nice if the resource manager could assign or create roles other than undefined or project manager. it does require users to explain to the money counters what departments the resources belong to for internal billing purposes. Because of this limitation, I can only give a rating of very good, not great. I have searched the forums for an answer to this but am unable to log in to post a query because I don't and won't use social media.

Recommendations to other buyers: The tool has most of the features I would need but it would be nice if the resource manager could assign or create roles other than undefined or project manager.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on December 13, 2016

Dear Mike, you can add your favorite resource roles in the project properties. Project->Properties->Resource roles.

With respect to support, there is GitHub issue tracker (no social media involved, old good login/password auth): http://github.com/bardsoftware/ganttproject/issues

has major problems

Mar 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: simular to MS project

Easy to use if you know MS Project

good ability to link tasks

Cons: Keeps crashing with latest Mac OS

Could not even enter the second task

saved it when i created the chart, added the first task no problem

Enter the second chart, when entering the second task the program crashes, did this 5 times in a row.

Capterra loader

Mac Project Manager

Feb 19, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Intuitive, easy to use, the perfect Mac Project Manager, compatible whit Ms Project.

Cons: The graphic environment is a little heavy and poor.

Overall: I'm a Mac user and test several apps, but I use Gantt Project from 2015 to all my projects, great software.

Great Sustitute to MS Project

Mar 10, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It mimics MS Project in features and format customization

Cons: No ability to customize reports

Overall: I was looking for an app as robust as MS Project but for half the price and I came accross the suggestion for GanttProject. Although there is no customized reporting and I have not figured out how to track risks, this has the same feel as what I am used to and it is very effective in managing my department's many projects and providing the big picture to leadership. I HIGHLY recommend if you are already familiar with MS Project and you are looking for a low cost or free alternative.

Recommendations to other buyers: Do not use if you do not already know your way around MS Project. Other than that, this is great!

Capterra loader

A free tool for projects and schedules

Mar 21, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: First all is a free tool besides other apps like this that are for pay, it brings the tools that you need for a project like create task, add milestones, work peer to peer, export your to many formats like PDF and JPEG, and so many other things.

Cons: The interphase is so basic, is not beautiful or friendly, is do it just for work, not for presentation or anything else, also the app does not bring the possibility to add values to the activities and that is a big lack.

Overall: A great free tool for projects.

Capterra loader

Free and Functional

Dec 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: GanttProject is very user friendly and much easier to get running than most other Gantt chart software.

Cons: Very minimalistic, could use some more features in future upgrades

Capterra loader

Just Gantt but Gantt

Feb 14, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The software is fully concentrated on the Gantt diagram and a task must have a start date and end date.

Other kinds of tasks are not included.

Cons: There are other project softwarres more completed

Not perfect, but really a good one!

May 08, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Reasonably controllable for project managers who has some experience in planning and schedules.

- Can work OFFLINE on your desktop! Really great!

- Can convert MSProject files, also a plus.

Cons: - Almost no active development

- Lack of some obviously needed features (Like you literally can't use Hours, Minutes, etc to give your task more detailed duration!)

Overall: Managing the project time schedule and resources without paying for a commercial software, So budget beneficial for small teams.

Capterra loader

very well. I use this software to planificate my projects is very easy and simple to use.

Jun 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: simplicity, speed, efficiency. So I can summarize this software. Increase performance when planning your project and simplify the work of a project manager

Cons: I think it can be improved a bit more at the interface level. Make it a bit more intuitive so that it is not complicated when working on the gantt diagrams or the planning of my projects

Overall: simplicity, speed, efficiency. Increase in work performance and improvement when preparing my gantt diagrams and projects

Great Project Gantt Software

Mar 15, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: All resources I need

Cons: I didn't find anything

Overall: I use for all my projects and I abandoned the MS Project. I found all resourses I need using this software. I recommend them.

Capterra loader

A step up in functionality from Excel.

Feb 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The specific function the software brings to creating and managing a Gantt chart adds value over using a spreadsheet. Dependent tasks and stacking timelines are much easier than in Excel.

Cons: Dragging sub-tasks to move their parent is clunky and bug ridden. This occasionally results in a task being duplicated.

Overall: Overall, I liked the software's features offered beyond spreadsheets. However, I found the ease of use lacking and have reverted back to Excel.

Best free alternative to Microsoft Project. You almost feel like using MS Project !

Oct 04, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Best free project management with almost same functionalities as MS Project. Very easy to use and simple. Converting project plan to PDF and printing is very simple and easy.

Cons: Sub tasks can be more visible and distinctive to main task. Report generation should have more customization options

Overall: Free alternative to MS Project

This free-to-use planner is as good as some paid-for apps & really quick to pick up.

Mar 22, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It does all the basic stuff you'd expect, is very intuitive and comes without the annoying "I know better than you" features you get with a certain popular paid-for planner. It's compatible with MS Project files & can import/export them as well as to CSVs. IT uses the common short cut keys too.

It's reliable which is more than I can say for some other online apps. Updates get applied regularly and everything is still there.

I got the basics of my first plan functional within a couple of hours of downloading it (100+ lines).

Cons: It's a bit clunky in places e.g. when entering a new task you have to overtype the default name, but that's just a minor point.

Overall: I could plan a personal project without having to go buy a package I'm not likely to use frequently.

Very useful

Jun 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It is a simple program to use and useful for the elaboration of diagrams, of good interface and complete, with certain details, but it works well.

Cons: This program is very easy to use, however it still has some defects when it is running, a disadvantage is that it does not allow the printing of the diagrams pert, even there is no greater possibility of personalization of the presentation of the gantt chart.

Lacks some essential features

Jan 22, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's free and works in a way familiar to anyone who's used MS Project.

Cons: It doesn't allow repeating tasks (eg review meetings) to be entered on one line - this is a real limitation. It doesn't allow tasks on the GANTT chart to be dragged to new positions/dates to enable quick-and-dirty project mapping.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on February 05, 2019

For the record, dragging tasks with a mouse does work with Ctrl key hold, provided that constraints permit that.

Capterra loader

A good alternative to working with a Gantt

May 29, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Despite the product is few know, it has a basic functionality as schedule tasks, link all task, create a critical path, export information. this product achieves its functionality as well.

Cons: Sincerely the first thing that I saw was the poor user interface, the product would be more attractive for the users.

Overall: I planned in its moment a project, so of this way, we had more control over all task and its time.

Capterra loader

Powerful organizational tool very simple to navigate

Mar 23, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: it is very easy to link tasks, add remove or edit. The overall appearance of the program is very simple but still accomplishes everything you need it to.

Cons: It was a little tricky to figure out how to un link tasks from one another that were accidentally linked

Overall: I can update my schedule in minutes, this is perfect for construction management as conditions are ever changing. I keep this up on my secondary screen 24/7!

Capterra loader

Great concept, old interface design

Nov 20, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: GanttProject is good option for project management since it helps you to visualice yours and all your team workflow. I like it how you can have subtasks ad how yo can project them on a timeline with exact dates.



Understanding Gantt charts will help you have more control over your time, and it is specially usefull when dealing with tight deadlines. This app will help you to see the big picture and realize what you need to do faster but also, what kind of tasks can be done at the same time.

Cons: What I don't like about this software it's the design. It looks old and it is not as intuitive as it could be. That's why it will work with you only if you have some previous information on how to manage and incorporate Gantt technique on your project managment. Otherwise, it will only appear as something complicated that wil take you more time of your workflow. If they could improve the visual design of the interface, i bet it could be more user friendly and actually make you believe it is helping you to make your workflow easier and faster.

Overall: I used it with team school projects and GanttProject was a great way to understand how much time each part of the team will take.

It actually help me relax when I could see that we had time for each part of the process, as long as everyone was aware of what was left to do.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on November 22, 2018

For the record, there is no such thing as "free trial". GanttProject is free, without any trials, demos or whatever.

Great application but missing one key feature

Nov 16, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A fully featured gantt chart creator equipped with resource allocation, progress, and dependent tasks. Tasks and milestone creation is very intuitive and the print features are great for sharing my timelines with customers.

Cons: The smallest task can only be minimum of 1 day in time. So planning tasks by half a day or by hours is not possible. This renders the software unusable for our company since we need to plan resources for meetings and software planning times during a project which are <1 day. Hopefully this will change in the future.

Overall: Resource utilization planning, project tracking

Capterra loader

GanttProject: Very User-Friendly PM Software!

Aug 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Easy to use and to modify task sequences.

Cons: Nothing - the program is very simple and generates great Gantt charts.

Overall: A+ positive experience in generating and sharing project timelines.

Capterra loader

Useful For Project Management

Mar 01, 2019
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like how easy this software was able to figure. I am also impressed with how affordable this software is to use. I was able to create a Gantt chart the first day upon use of this software. This is the software of choice at my university, therefore, it must be legitimate.

Cons: Adding little details to my GanttProject proved to be difficult to figure out without training. I was also unimpressed by how low quality the design is on the software itself. It is not very appealing.

Overall: Using GanntChart was useful when trying to create tasks for my upcoming project. Although I was able to create a Gantt chart my first time using this software I was unable to add details and critical paths. However, training was easily accessible with a little research.

Capterra loader

Great product and easy to use.

May 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: At a basic level it provides everything you need to get a project planned and to execute it well. It is very easy to open and use and easy to make adjustments on the fly. The interface is easy to read and understand and the GANTT chart is very clear and easy to follow.

Cons: More functionality would be nice, but the base product is great. It would be good to have some control over the look and feel of some features such as to lock the zoom level on the GANTT chart or to customise the task list view to display information you'd like to see.

Overall: This product has made my life very easy. I had to plan a project and this software gave me clarity and focus to ensure success.

Easy to use

Jun 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It has the basic functionalities and most used in this type of programs. Good presence Possibility of export / import to more common formats.

Cons: It does not allow to see free days assigned to specific resources within the Gannt chart, if the general free days.

Capterra loader

An app for projects and other things for free

May 02, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Use Gantt Project is very easy, because this app includes a basis menu to add the task, manage the calendars and set specific features to your projects, but the most important of all, is the Resource Chart option, where you can manage Human Resources, Assign Resources, and Monitor the task assignments, you can find all that things in this free app.

Cons: In some aspects the app is very basis, the interphase is a little ugly, and the way the app manage the data is a little gross, and only uses basis elements of a project leaving behind important aspects, like a milestones or red routes.

NICE PRODUCT

Aug 17, 2016
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The only reasons is its so simple and easy to use

Cons: I think the developer need to add some more feature on it.

Overall: I have heard about this application from one of my best friend,He is using it for two years long.I am also using it for one year long.no bug found,i manage my project successfully using this app.

Recommendations to other buyers: no

Capterra loader

Free and very lighweight Gantt Chart Tool

Mar 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 6.0/10 Not
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Pros: This is a tool very specific in which one you can do and manage Gantt Charts for personal or job projects, it brings with a very simple interphase, very clear and easy to use, you can create task and milestones, organize task and see the structure of your projects, and create baselines, you can of course print your project for a better use.

Cons: It is very basics, you will not find complex tools or process, you only have the basics to do and schedule and put on the Gantt Chart Specific task, sometimes works but in other moments does not help so much.

Overall: Basic tool for projects.

I use it a MSProject substitute on my Mac.

May 13, 2017
3/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It's free and has the basics to plan on Gantt charts. It has a clean interface and is pretty straightforward if you are familiar with gantts.

Cons: No support available. All you get is forums where you can discuss problems. Bugs here and there are common.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on June 08, 2017

"All you get is forums" where nearly every question is answered within 24h by the software developer personally.

A Solid Aternative to Microsoft

May 22, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This is a real usefull piece of software capable of producing profesional qaulity Gantt Charts that you can use to great effect in an industrial setting

Cons: Sometimes the data entry can be a bit cumberson especially when it comes to making changes to a duration which can mess things up if you havent got your tast constraints properly defined

Overall: I've been really glad to have this software in my tool box when I needed it

Excellent software

Mar 06, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Drag and drop task dependencies

Quick hierarchical task lists

Gantt reporting is configurable and the result is readable

Cons: Workflow to assign a resource to a task is a little long

Overall: GanttProject has helped me set up my projects and and project dependencies like a breeze. When going through my task lists I particularly appreciated being able to drag and drop my time constraints from one task to the other with sensible default values. I then printed good looking, and readable, reports that I could include as is in my project proposals. A huge time saver. Thanks GanttProject Team!

PS: I rated customer support 3 stars only, but that is because I never had to use customer support

Great MS Project Support

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I can now import my coworkers MS project files int GanttProject

Cons: Seems like if there was an easy way to make this a team-based software that can be shared across multiple computers would be great.

A straightforward tool for Gantt charts

Dec 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
Likelihood to Recommend: 7.0/10 Not
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Pros: Great for the specific task of creating Gantt charts. Easy to use. Trying it for free is a good way to learn about Gantt charts before investing.

Cons: UI looks outdated. Might be easier to drive adoption with a web-based alternative.

Finally a GANTT chart software that is free and easy to use

Jul 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: - Free

- User Friendly

- PDF export of the the chart

- Decent reporting function

- PERT chart included as well as critical path

Cons: - Not the newest design

- Options for the output report are limited (at least in the free edtion)

Capterra loader

Can't beat what you get for a free cross-platform Project Planning Software

Jun 27, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I am mainly a Linux user and this software along with ProjectLibre are the only Gantt Software I can find that isn't web-based or charged for. This is very easy to get up and going and export a simple project roadmap for customer review.

Cons: The UI is still probably a work in progress. I don't really mind that much but it doesn't blow you away. There are not tons of features, but has everything I use. I am not a Project Manager though.

Overall: I used to use Gantter, but then they started charging. I have tried ProjectLibre but it is a bit steep of a learning curve. This software hits what I need which is free and simple to use. This gets the job done everytime for my 3 month customer projects. I only use about two-three resources which makes my planning a bit simpler. The webpage export is great as is the png output. Makes it easy to share.

Great stripped down Project Management softare for those who are used to MS Project

Mar 08, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A powerful piece of freeware which gives all of the key Gannt project management tools that other software may charge a premium for- allows for creating complex plans with sub tasks and full gannt charts.

Cons: Interface is a little dated and some of the usability isn't as smooth as other project offerings. When exporting projects to PDF some of the formatting isnt great

Capterra loader

A way to start a project, but too basis

May 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: It includes basis elements of a projects, like Gantt Charts, task, calendars, has an excellent export modul and it is a very lightweight software for your computer.

Cons: It is so basis, it not includes modules to manage accounting and administration processes, the interphase is a little ugly and can has some lags when you use a lot of task in the software.

GanttProject frustrations

Feb 03, 2017
2/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Feature-rich

Cons: Inability to set ending dates for tasks

Overall: Running GanttProject 2.8.1 on Windows 7 Pro and Java 8. Easy to create tasks and assign resources and dependencies. However, I have been unable to set starting and ending dates for tasks. The program seems to randomly set ending dates and prevents me from editing them. On the rare occasions when I was able type in an ending date, the program refused to accept the ending date I assigned and sometimes changed both the starting and ending dates when I hit "OK" making the program next to useless. Hard to judge "Value for Money" since the program is free but I've wasted almost 2 hrs trying to get it to work.

Recommendations to other buyers: It needs more work. Not ready for prime time.

Vendor Response

by GanttProject on February 03, 2017

When GanttProject changes task dates it does so for a reason. A brief description of the scheduler on the docs pages [1] may give you some understanding why GanttProject decides to move a task.

There is a support forum [2] and issue tracker [3] where you can ask for support if you really don't understand the decisions made by the scheduler.

[1] http://docs.ganttproject.biz/scheduler.html
[2] http://forum.ganttproject.biz
[3] https://github.com/bardsoftware/ganttproject/issues

Best of Gantt tool

Mar 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The simplicity

Cons: Graphics Resouces

Overall: Im doing my thesis and i use this tool for organize the project. Really it is easy and useful for keep clean the stages of any project.

I recommend this tool!