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GanttPro vs Microsoft Project vs Nextcloud System Properties Comparison

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SystemsGanttPro  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonNextcloud  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGanttPro is a web-based project management tool based on Gantt charts.Project planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.Nextcloud is an open source collaboration and file sharing system, forked from ownCloud.
CategoryProject PlanningProject PlanningProject Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 5.91
Rank #111
Score 908.30
Rank #3
Score 24.82
Rank #37
DeveloperMicrosoftNextcloud
Websiteganttpro.commicrosoft.com/­microsoft-365/­project/­project-management-softwarenextcloud.com
Technical documentationdocs.nextcloud.com
Social network pages
Facebook517followers
Twitter731followers
LinkedIn16,848followers
Twitter34,573followers
Facebook9,162followers
LinkedIn8,119followers
Twitter31,220followers
Initial release201519842016
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Open SourceinfoAGPL v3
CommercialinfoNextcloud Enterprise
Web-based architectureyesyesinfoProject Onlineyesinfodesktop clients for Windows, OS X and Linux
Programming languagePHP
Operating systemsWindowsLinux
Mobile appsnonoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existAndroid
iOS
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfacenoyesyesinfoREST
Multi-useryesyesinfoProject Onlineyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
Facebook sign-on
Google sign-on
LinkedIn sign-on
Active DirectoryinfoProject OnlinePassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
OpenID
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
FTP
IMAP
SMB
Active Directory
NotificationsnoEmailinfoProject OnlineEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyes
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyesyes
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-on
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnoyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnoyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumno
Online chatyes
Audio conferencingyesinfovia Spreedbox integration
Video conferencingyesinfovia Spreedbox integration
Screen sharingyesinfovia Spreedbox integration
Calendar sharingyes
Contact sharingyes
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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