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GanttProject vs LibrePlan vs OpenProject System Properties Comparison

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SystemsGanttProject  Xexclude from comparisonLibrePlaninfoformerly NavalPlan  Xexclude from comparisonOpenProject  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGanttProject is a Java-based project planning tool.LibrePlan is an open source web-based project management plan.Open source, web-based project management system. OpenProject is a fork of ChiliProject, which in turn is a fork of Redmine.
CategoryProject PlanningProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 9.04
Rank #79
Score 1.45
Rank #211
Score 8.94
Rank #83
DeveloperDmitry Barashev and othersIgalia and contributorsOpenProject Foundation
Websiteganttproject.bizlibreplan.devopenproject.org
Technical documentationlibreplan.dev/­info/­documentationdocs.openproject.org
Social network pages
Facebook1,143followers
Twitter692followers
Facebook200followers
LinkedIn5followers
Twitter394followers
Twitter5,307followers
Initial release200320112012
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGPL 3Open SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL)Open SourceinfoGPL 3
Web-based architecturenoyesyes
Programming languageJavaJavaRubyinfoRuby on Rails
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsnoAndroid
BlackBerry
Windows Phone
no
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo3rd-party toolyesyesinfoREST
Multi-usernoyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Password
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
NotificationsnonoEmail
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyesyes
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 startyesyesno
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 dependenciesyesyesno
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnonono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesnono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesnono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnonono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksnoyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyesno
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnonono
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonoyes
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsnonono
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnonono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingyes
File versioningyes

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