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DOWNLOA Project management software reviews

By Bill Detwiler Editor ·
Microsoft Project many be the benchmark in project management software, but you can find effective open source and shareware applications. We recently reviewed four Project alternatives (GanttPV, Open Workbench, Plan for Windows, and Project-XL) that project managers should carefully consider before purchasing Microsoft Project.<p></p>Use the following links to download each review as well as a companion chart that compares all four applications:


Open Workbench

Plan for Windows


If you've used any of these products or other shareware and open source project management software, join this project management software discussion and share your opinions of their performance. Also, let us know if this review provided helpful information or if there's anything we can do to improve the review's format.

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Automatic Project Documents Generation

by terribim In reply to DOWNLOAD: Project managem ...

I believe Project Documents/Deliverables creation is a hot topic, since it takes the 80% of a project effort.
We have been using for some time now an innovative solution which prevents you from creating the same docs for customers over and over again, for all typical IT Project Phases. You may find it at : you basically get a software which helps you focus on Project Scope, gather Functional Requirements, specify Data Model, Technical and Application Architecture and finally create nice documents to be handed out directly to Customers (or enrich as you wish) in MS Word and Excel. The software allows to share the work on a team as well...

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Project Monitor Software

by lauthier In reply to DOWNLOAD: Project managem ...

Project Monitor is a french tool for project management that I know well. The software is published by the french company Virage Group. The language used may be English. More information
This is a complete solution to manage projects by milestone, workpackages, tasks, budgets allowed, ressource activities, from reporting to consolidated information of sets of projects

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Project Monitor

by TBocock In reply to DOWNLOAD: Project managem ...

Virage is moving into the US and UK with a new Version (5.0) out in October, and a push to international sales. The new version offers improved ergonomics, and reinforces cost and budget management functions.
English web site with on-line demo :

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Microsoft Project Alternative

by brucemarjoribanks In reply to DOWNLOAD: Project managem ...

I noticed a lot of people in this discussion looking for a web based alternative to Microsoft Project. offers a simpler solution for anyone tired of the confines of desktop solutions and the complexities of MS Project Server. More info here:

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Updating Reviews.

by TBocock In reply to DOWNLOAD: Project managem ...

I can't believe this post is dated 2005 ?
Would you be interested in reviewing Project Monitor by Virage ?

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