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DescriptionOpen source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool.Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects.
CategoryProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Planning
Issue Management
Project Collaboration
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 65.63
Rank #19
Score 16.10
Rank #44
DeveloperEdgewall Software
Websiteredmine.orgtrac.edgewall.org
Technical documentationredmine.org/­projects/­redmine/­wiki/­Guidetrac.edgewall.org/­wiki/­TracGuide
Social network pages
Facebook2,069likes
LinkedIn1,263followers
Facebook119likes
LinkedIn68followers
Twitter183followers
Initial release20062006
LicenseOpen SourceinfoGPL 2Open Sourceinfomodified BSD license
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageRubyinfoRuby on RailsPython
Operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Windows
Mobile appsAndroid
iOS
Windows Phone
Androidinfo3rd-party apps
iOSinfo3rd-party apps
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoPython
Multi-useryesyes
Authentication mechanismPassword
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
Passwordinfobased on HTTP authentication
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocolinfoavailable via plugins
NotificationsEmail
RSS feeds
Email
RSS feeds
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesno
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesinfovia pluginno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesinfovia pluginyes
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 startyesyesinfoavailable 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 dependenciesyesinfovia pluginno
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 scheduleyesyesinfoavailable 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 yesinfovia pluginno
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesinfovia pluginno
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnono
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyesinfoavailable via plugins
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesyesinfovia pluginyesinfoavailable via plugins
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsyesinfovia pluginno
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 chartsyesinfovia pluginyesinfoavailable via plugins
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesinfovia pluginno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsnono
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyesyesinfoavailable via plugins
Custom fieldsyesyes
Custom workflowsyesyes
Project Collaboration Properties
Project wikiyesyes
Discussion forumyesyesinfoavailable via plugins
Online chatyesinfovia pluginno
Audio conferencingnono
Video conferencingnono
Screen sharingnono
Calendar sharingnono
Contact sharingnono
Document sharingyesnoinfointerfaces to various version control systems exist
File versioningyesinfovia pluginno

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