OpenProj is a free and open source project management software program by Serena Software Incorporated. The developer claims that OpenProj is a replacement of Microsoft Project and other commercial project solutions. And it has been download more than 1,250,000 times in the few months since launch and is being used in over 142 countries. Yes, it does. Even it is not equal to MS Project, but this program provides various useful features for project planning, scheduling and management. And it is worth to download and have a look.
With simple and easy to use interface just similar to MS Project, you can quickly create a project, add tasks, set duration with specific start and finish date, define predecessors and assign resources to the project. You can also quickly access to view features for viewing your project in Gantt Chart, Tracking Gantt Chart, Network Diagram, Resource View, Projects View, WBS Chart, RBS Chart, Report View, Task Usage Detail, Resource Usage Detail, Histogram, Charts, Task Usage and Resource Usage.
Highlight Features of OpenProj
- Project Planning, Resource Scheduling and Management.
- Easy to use interface, Microsoft Project alike.
- Gantt Chart, Tracking Gantt Chart, Network Diagram, Resource View, Projects View, WBS Chart, RBS Chart, Report View, Task Usage Detail, Resource Usage Detail, Histogram, Charts, Task Usage and Resource Usage.
- Supported platforms: Linux, Mac and Windows.
The program released and distributed under the CPAL license. It is a desktop project management software program which is available for multiple platform including Linux, Mac and Windows. The OpenProj solution has been translated into English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Galician, Persian, Russian, Korean and Chinese.
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