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GanttProject vs Mavenlink vs Microsoft Project System Properties Comparison

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SystemsGanttProject  Xexclude from comparisonMavenlink  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGanttProject is a Java-based project planning tool.Mavenlink is a web-based project planning and collaboration tool.Project planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 7.39
Rank #79
Score 36.24
Rank #27
Score 864.89
Rank #4
DeveloperDmitry Barashev and othersMavenlinkMicrosoft
Websiteganttproject.bizmavenlink.commicrosoft.com/­microsoft-365/­project/­project-management-software
Technical documentationmavenlink.zendesk.com
Social network pages
Facebook1,100followers
Twitter717followers
Facebook18,396followers
LinkedIn2,310followers
Twitter8,401followers
LinkedIn16,991followers
Twitter35,920followers
Initial release200320101984
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGPL 3Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Web-based architecturenoyesyesinfoProject Online
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows
Mobile appsnonoinfomobile version of web interfacenoinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files exist
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesinfo3rd-party toolyesyes
Multi-usernoyesyesinfoProject Online
Authentication mechanismPassword
OpenID
Google sign-on
Intuit sign-on
Yahoo sign-on
Active DirectoryinfoProject Online
NotificationsnoEmailEmailinfoProject Online
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynonoyes
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 startyesyesyes
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 dependenciesyesyesyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnonoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-on
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniqueyesnoyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule yesyesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnonoyes
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 measurementsnonoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnonoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnonono
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 projectsnoyesinfocross-project managementyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikino
Discussion forumyes
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingnoinfoGoogle calendar integration
Contact sharingnoinfoGoogle contacts integration
Document sharingyes
File versioningno

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