ActiveCollab 8.0

A New Version Is Coming!

System-wide implementation of the best design and technical approaches we’ve been evolving over the past three years.

what to expect in ac 8

What Can You Expect?

ActiveCollab 8.0 is the next major version our team is building. Versions 5 to 7 share the same technical underpinnings, so they evolved one bit at a time, iteration after iteration. You can see how this type of development worked in our monthly recaps - every couple of weeks we had something new rolled out.

With version 8, we decided to rebuild the entire frontend of the application, meaning we will have to “go dark” for a couple of months until we finish up enough of the system before we can invite customers to try it out.

Instead of redesigning the whole application, we’re keeping and evolving the current, familiar design. If you look closer, you’ll see that some areas of the application are “newer” than others. With version 8, we’ll ensure that all screens use the latest and best UI components and patterns we’ve been developing over the past couple of years.

ActiveCollab 8.0 will not be void of new features. Some areas of the application received a lot of improvements over the years. Other parts have not seen as much love, and the team wants to correct that. Some features are already completed, while others are under development, planned, or conceptualized.

Roadmap to ActiveCollab 8.0

This list will change as we add new ideas and features to it

Improved main navigation

Improved Main Navigation

Customize the main menu according to your needs. Add or remove buttons and create a list of useful shortcuts you can access quickly at any time.


Full-screen In-app Chat

A page entirely dedicated to your conversations. Browse your one-on-one chats, team discussions, and custom group talks.

Folders for files

Folders for Files

Files have a bad habit of getting misplaced. With folders, you'll be able to sort and organize them in a way that you'll never lose any image, video, or document again.

Customisable grid view for tasks

Customizable Grid View

A list view that is fit for a king. Choose the elements of a task to be displayed, and enjoy an overview of your tasks and their details.

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Optimized Search

Find exactly what you're looking for in a matter of seconds. Tasks, files, projects, and much more are a short search away.

discussion top list

Pin Discussion To Top

Sort your discussions, watch them update in real-time, and pin the most important ones to the top of the list! Don't let anything meaningful slip away and get lost.

task arrow navigation

Task Navigation

Jump from one task to the next and back by using the arrows that save you time and effort.


Early Access Program

Jump on board the EAP and be among the first ones who test out the new features ActiveCollab 8.0 brings! Participate in further development by sending us feedback and joining discussions with the community.

We're looking forward to expanding this list over time.
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