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SystemsLibrePlaninfoformerly NavalPlan  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Project  Xexclude from comparisonProjectLibre  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLibrePlan is an open source web-based project management plan.Project planning and tracking tools available in various editions: Standard, Pro, Server and Online.ProjectLibre is a Java-based open source desktop project management tool.
CategoryProject PlanningProject PlanningProject Planning
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 1.45
Rank #211
Score 908.30
Rank #3
Score 7.45
Rank #97
DeveloperIgalia and contributorsMicrosoft
Websitelibreplan.devmicrosoft.com/­microsoft-365/­project/­project-management-softwareprojectlibre.com
Technical documentationlibreplan.dev/­info/­documentation
Social network pages
Facebook200followers
LinkedIn5followers
Twitter394followers
LinkedIn16,848followers
Twitter34,573followers
Facebook1,982followers
LinkedIn403followers
Twitter996followers
Initial release201119842012
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGnu Affero General Public License (AGPL)Commercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelinfoProject Online
Open SourceinfoCommon Public Attribution License
Web-based architectureyesyesinfoProject Onlineno
Programming languageJavaJava
Operating systemsLinux
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
BlackBerry
Windows Phone
noinfo3rd-party apps to import Microsoft Project files existno
APIinfoApplication Programming Interfaceyesyesno
Multi-useryesyesinfoProject Onlineno
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Active DirectoryinfoProject Online
NotificationsnoEmailinfoProject Onlineno
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlynoyesno
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 accountnoyesinfoavailable via 3rd-party add-onno
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones scheduleyesyesyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyesyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule noyesyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyesno
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesyesyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesyesyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyesno
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 projectsnoyesno

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