GanttProject

GanttProject

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Average User Rating:
2.9
out of 7 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
2.0.10
File Size:
13.33MB
Date Added:
June 23, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows/XP
Total Downloads:
19,300
Downloads Last Week:
62
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Additional Requirements:
Java Runtime Environment 1.4 or later

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  • All Versions:

    2.9

    out of 7 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 2
  • Current Version:

    2.8

    out of 4 votes

    • 5 star: 1
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 1
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  • 1 stars

    "Difficult to use, no documentation."

    October 26, 2012   |   By freak740

    Version: GanttProject 2.0.10

    Pros

    Useful for tracking time-to-finish on projects.

    Cons

    Controls and procedures are non-intuitive, and there is no manual or help file included with the software. Changes made to the timeline are sometimes randomly reverted for no apparent reason. There appears to be no easy way to update the starting date of a task (for example, to the actual vs planned start date), as the program wants to revert dates to match the earliest end of all predecessors. Some functions appear unfinished, such as handling of public holidays. The dialog for adding a holiday seems incomplete, and tasks are shown as continuing/occurring during the holiday dates.

    Summary

    The lack of documentation and the sometimes inconsistent behavior of the software leads to frustration. The charts are useful, but to-date I have spent more time fighting the program than it would have taken to draw out a gantt chart on graph paper. I will be pursuing an alternative program for future use.

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  • 3 stars

    "serious flaw"

    April 02, 2012   |   By barryvo

    Version: GanttProject 2.0.10

    Pros

    easy to use. Free.

    Cons

    Has trouble printing. You need to export a PNG and print THAT.

    Summary

    You would think that a piece of software whose main purpose is to create a chart would be able to PRINT that chart. Not so. For me, that's a serious flaw. If you just want to look at charts on a screen, it's great.

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  • 2 stars

    "Very, very basic."

    October 17, 2011   |   By billrosenblatt

    Version: GanttProject 2.0.10

    Pros

    If you are used to MS Project, then you will find this very easy to use.

    Cons

    Severely limited functionality makes it run out of gas quickly. For example, no way to collapse or expand the time scale of the view. This makes it unusable for project that last more than a few weeks. Similarly, task durations must be entered in days, not weeks or months.

    Summary

    You get what you pay for.

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  • 5 stars

    "better than MS Project for gantts and free!"

    August 12, 2010   |   By arrozconleche

    Version: GanttProject 2.0.10

    Pros

    All the gantt features you could want.
    Resonably stable
    Runs on any platform.

    Cons

    Some of the features are not intuitive, e.g. you use the middle mouse to drag a task left or right.

    Summary

    Great alternative to MS Project if you are on a budget, or need cross platform (i.e. Mac) support.

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