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JIRA vs MantisBT vs Trac System Properties Comparison

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SystemsJIRA  Xexclude from comparisonMantisBTinfoMantis Bug Tracker  Xexclude from comparisonTrac  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBug tracking and project planning tool, available as cloud service and as commercial tool.MantisBT is an open source issue tracker written in PHP.Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Issue ManagementProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1,224.15
Rank #3
Score 7.48
Rank #75
Score 16.10
Rank #44
DeveloperAtlassianEdgewall Software
Websiteatlassian.com/­software/­jiramantisbt.orgtrac.edgewall.org
Technical documentationconfluence.atlassian.com/­jira/­jira-documentation-1556.htmlmantisbt.org/­documentation.phptrac.edgewall.org/­wiki/­TracGuide
Social network pages
LinkedIn20,912followers
Twitter34,379followers
LinkedIn65followers
Twitter1,714followers
Facebook119likes
LinkedIn68followers
Twitter183followers
Initial release200220002006
LicenseCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Open SourceinfoGPLOpen Sourceinfomodified BSD license
Web-based architectureyesyesyes
Programming languageJavaPHPPython
Operating systemsLinux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Android
iOS
Androidinfo3rd-party apps
iOSinfo3rd-party apps
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoJava, RESTyesinfoSOAPyesinfoPython
Multi-useryesyesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
PasswordPasswordinfobased on HTTP authentication
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocolinfoavailable via plugins
NotificationsEmailEmail
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynono
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksnoyes
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 startyesinfovia "issue linking"yesinfoavailable via plugins
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 dependenciesnono
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesinfoavailable via plugins
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenono
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule nono
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesnono
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesinfoavailable via plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsyesinfoavailable via plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnono
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onyesinfoavailable via plugins
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfowith JIRA Agile add-onno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party pluginsno
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesyesyesinfoavailable via plugins
Custom fieldsyesyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyes
Discussion forumyesinfoavailable via plugins
Online chatno
Audio conferencingno
Video conferencingno
Screen sharingno
Calendar sharingno
Contact sharingno
Document sharingnoinfointerfaces to various version control systems exist
File versioningno

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