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Best Project Management Tools Comparison

There are a lot of project management apps on the market. Before choosing the right software for your business, it’s important to know what each tool provides.

How the best project management tools compare

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Advanced Task Management
Task dependencies, recurring tasks, etc.
Multiple Task Views
List view, timeline view, kanban view
Client Management
Invite your clients to your workspace and deliver exceptional client service
Project Budgeting
Track project budgets and control your costs
Time and Expense Tracking
Measure precisely how much time and money your team is spending on each task
Workload Management
Timeline with daily capacities and availability for all people on all projects
A visual overview of every hour tracked by your team across all tasks and projects
Advanced Reports
Get information on payments, assigned tasks, and tracked time or expenses
Create invoices in under a minute using tracked time
Host the software on your own server and be in control of your data security and privacy
In-app Chat
Exchange messages and files with your teams
Lowest annual plan prices per user, per month
$3.17 $10.99 $8 $7 $5 $9.80 $6.6 $26 $15
per user per month

Comprehensive Project Management Software

In short, ActiveCollab incorporates project management, time tracking, and invoicing into a comprehensive Project Management Software. Organize your entire work in one single tool, track time on each task, and create and issue invoices so you can get paid. ActiveCollab is the difference between an investment and an expense.

ActiveCollab is highly rated

Software Advice Frontrunners for Time tracking & expense Mar-21 GetApp Category Leaders for Resource Management Jan-21 Capterra Shortlist for Resource Management Jan-21 GetApp Category Leaders for Product Management Jun-21 Software Advice Frontrunners for Product Management Jun-21 Software Advice Frontrunners for Advertising Agency Aug-21

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Use tasks to organize work

Break down your entire work into tasks your team can tackle right away. Deadlines will never surprise you again. Actual priorities are given priority, and everyone is accountable for their work.

Task management features
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Team collaboration

Assignees are in charge of tasks, and subscribers are instantly notified of any changes. With start and due dates, and reminders, you will always be aware of how much time you have to complete your work.

Team collaboration features
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Make time work for you

Set hourly rates for job types and track time on a project or individual tasks. Go through time records in the Team Timesheet. Become a master of making estimates and manage your time and projects better.

Time tracking features
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Deliver exceptional client service

A single place for collaboration will reduce the noise created by scattered communication, save precious time, and make your client work a lot easier.

Client management features
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Create cost estimates, track budgets, get paid

Manage your projects, track time and issue invoices in ActiveCollab. Cost estimates, invoicing, and budget tracking guarantee control over your budget and expenses.

Invoicing features
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Go-to place for our team

"ActiveCollab is key to the way we manage the business. It is the central repository for managing all projects and work activity, storing project documents and files and managing resource allocation. It is the project information go-to place for our team."

Jackie from Realising Potential about ActiveCollab

Jackie O'Dowd

Chief executive officer
Realising Potential

ActiveCollab Pricing

Improve the way you work with ActiveCollab Project Management and additional features.


For smaller teams that need a platform for collaboration and managing projects.

$3.67 $3.17

per member / monthly flat rate for 3 members

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For teams and companies that need to overview the entire workflow in one place.

$9 $8

per member / per month

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most popular plan

Pro+Get Paid

For teams that need to track time, organize, and invoice their projects.

$14 $11.75

per member / per month

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Free plan

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