The 31 Best (& Free) Project Management Software of 2020



This time, we decided to do a roundup on the best project management software and apps of 2020 for Agile teams and how they make project management a smooth experience for you.


When your project is poorly executed, it might be a consequence of poor planning and weak project management. Poor execution leads to drastic results ranging from, but not limited to, financial losses, resource wastage, and time wastage.


Project management is not a new term or a new concept. It has been around for eons, and the internet is flooded with project and team management techniques (both new and old).


Each day a new tutorial or a blog is there with insights into effective project management that one can use to cut the project blunders. We agree it becomes a wearisome task to find the best solution, out of the clutter, suited to your project needs.


We read so many project management blogs having roundups but none of them added real value to users. Some blogs didn’t weigh in pros and cons, while others didn’t pay attention to the nuances. Therefore, we decided to create our own list and tried out some free project management software available.


1. nTask




nTask is a new, yet most versatile project management software available freely in the market. It’s an all-in-one tool that comes packed with the most intelligent features providing a smart over-all coverage to all your project needs.


Through native modules, nTask mitigates the need to constantly switch applications for effective project management. The tool also ensures an intuitive and smooth experience on the application via a smartly developed user interface.


Whether you’re a freelancer, part of a small team, member of a big corporation, or simply a blogger with lots of tasks at hand, the tool caters a diverse range of professionals.


Let’s have a look at some of the core features that placed nTask at the top of our list:


Key Features

Some of the key modules nTask deals with are:

  • Projects: track your project schedule through built-in Gantt charts and allocate resources accordingly
  • Tasks: create, assign, and track tasks through elaborate task management features. Set due dates, priorities, and statuses to keep your deadlines in check
  • Meetings: organize and manage your meetings efficiently by setting meeting agenda, jotting down key follow up actions, and reviewing the meeting minutes
  • Timesheets: make time tracking hassle-free by smartly monitoring the time you and your team spends on particular activities
  • Issues: associate issues with multiple tasks and timely resolve them by defining issue severity, issue priority, and issue status
  • Risks: identify and analyze potential risks your projects are subjected to through nTask’s risk matrix and develop a powerful mitigation strategy




The application comes with two main plans:

  • Free; the basic version of the application is available for free. If you work alone or with unlimited members, you can conveniently enjoy the free version and let nTask streamline all your work for you.
  • Pro; if your team wants to unlock projects and Gantt Charts, opt for the affordable pro plan starting at $1 per user/per month. Keeping in view the amazing features, like unlimited team members and 5GB storage space, this price doesn’t put a dent in your pocket.
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2. Trello



The second tool to make it to our list of best free project management tools is Trello.


At the moment, Trello is one of the most widely used project management software in the market with more than 1.1 million daily active users.


A task management tool working primarily on the principle of adjustable Kanban boards, Trello makes workflow visualization easy for you. It helps in instant tracking of all the tasks and activities that are in line, under progress or have been done.


The boards are open-ended and can be edited in any way the user wants. The choice of making these boards private or public is also available for the users.


Key Features

  • Kanban boards for workflow visualization
  • Easy drag and drop of tasks to instantly indicate the status
  • Tags, labels, and categories for organizing tasks
  • Public and private access to boards
  • Email notifications and reminders
  • Checklists management for quickly checking off tasks
  • Comments within tasks for quick collaboration
  • File attachments to give context to your work




Currently, the software comes with three plans.

  • Free: Coming with the option of unlimited boards and attachments, this plan is most suitable for small startups and for the basic planning
  • Business Class: This plan is for teams and comes with upgraded or enhanced features. The price of the business class plan is $9.00 per user/month. Some of the key features of this plan are the private/public boards option, integration with other applications, and greater storage space
  • Enterprise: Designed for big corporations consisting of multiple teams, this plan is elaborate in terms of specifications and the prices are charged according to the no. of users



3. HubSpot CRM




Often times, CRMs are not the first tools that come to mind when you think about project management. However, HubSpot’s free-forever CRM can be a great asset, especially when you need to manage a sale or marketing-related project.


As with most CRMs, HubSpot offers plenty of features that can help get a project past the finish line: contact records, pipelines, deals, tasks etc. What’s exciting about HubSpot — aside from the fact that it’s free for an unlimited number of contacts — is that it also includes other features that can help you track information or communicate with your team and audience.


Key features

  • Contact Management
  • Deals and pipelines
  • Tasks
  • Forms
  • Email Templates
  • Email Scheduling
  • Email Tracking (Gmail & Outlook Integration)
  • Meeting scheduler (integration with Google Calendar and Outlook)



  • 100% Free Forever, an unlimited number of contacts



4. Asana



Asana is also one of the most commonly used free Agile project management software in the market. A powerful software, Asana comes with a specific set of features to effectively implement Agile methodologies, like sprint planning and backlog management.


You can choose from a vast library of built-in templates best suited to your team that needs to easily plan and manage your operations.


To track your team’s work over time, use Asana’s timeline functionality. They can be conveniently created for smooth time management and keeping track of your project’s start and end dates.


Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Kanban boards for workflow visualization
  • Project timeline for managing deadlines
  • Comments within tasks for timely collaboration
  • Milestone tracking to keep significant events in check
  • Due dates and priority settings for tasks
  • File attachments to collaborate on important things
  • Sprint planning and sprint management
  • Backlog management
  • Multiple third-party application integrations




There are 4 pricing models of Asana:

  • Free: basic version. For small teams that are gearing up
  • Small teams: for small teams at a price of $6.25 per user/month. This package is essentially meant for startups and freelancers
  • Premium: $9.99 per user/month. The plan includes a wide array of features to choose from. The premium plans are usually available for entire businesses
  • Enterprise: a customizable plan that can be modified according to your team’s preferences


The prices differ when billed annually or monthly.


5. Wrike



Coming with a robust set of features, Wrike is one of the first choices of managers when it comes to project management.


Suited for teams of every size, Wrike provides flexibility while getting things done. The dashboard of the application comes with multiple useful features like my overdue tasks, due this week, and overdue, etc.


Furthermore, you don’t have to worry about losing track during team discussions, as the live activity stream and team member mentions make your work easy for you.


Key Features


Some features of this free tool are:

  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Time tracking with tasks
  • Pre-built project templates
  • Gantt charts for visualizing the project schedule
  • Live activity stream for staying up to date
  • Team mentions for referring to a relevant team member
  • A workload view for better resource management
  • Custom user groups to ensure secure information exchange
  • Progress tracking reports monitoring performance




Coming towards the pricing of this software, Wrike comes with a range of options to help users select the plan according to their need:

  • Free: a simple plan that accommodates 5 users at a time
  • Professional:5-15 users who can plan and collaborate on the full project. $9.80 per user/month
  • Business:5-200 users. This plan works for businesses at $24.80 per user/month
  • Marketers:5-unlimited. With unlimited users option, this plan offers customizable services in $34.60 per user/month
  • Enterprise: the last plan is also for unlimited users, but comes with enhanced security and control options for the users


6. TeamGantt



If you’re more of a chart type of person, or your team relies heavily on visual tracking of workload, TeamGantt is the right free project management tool for you.


The tool primarily works on creating Gantt charts for all the underlying tasks. The charts are highly organized and come with features such as separate colored bars for tasks and groups, and progress statuses in terms of percentage.


Other advanced features include the addition of multiple resources to tasks at any point, creating dependencies among multiple tasks, and rearranging tasks to denote the rescheduling.


Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Drag and drop functionality for scheduling tasks
  • Multiple views to match your preference
  • Workload management to efficiently allocate resources
  • Planned vs actual timeline comparison
  • Built-in project templates
  • A downloadable PDF version of your project timeline
  • Time tracking with tasks
  • Filters to view the desired tasks only
  • Sticky notes with projects and tasks




TeamGantt provides 3 standard monthly plans:

  • Free: free basic account. Suited for a team of 3 people and for one project
  • Individual: $25 per month. For an individual with up to 5 projects
  • Standard Team: $49.75 per month for up to 5 members. The price increases with the number of team members
  • Advanced Team:$74.75 total per month for up to 5 team members.


7. Meistertask



Meistertask is a cloud-based task management software that comes with a simple and beautiful user-interface to help you smoothly glide through your daily operations.


This project management solution comes with a mind-mapping tool that allows teams to collect and collaborate on ideas through beautiful diagrams.


The project properties dialog box of the tool helps users with a broad spectrum of options like who to add in a particular task and customized permissions to access tasks. Further options of add-ons and time-tracking can also be accessed from this dialog box.


One interesting feature project properties dialog box comes with is the custom field tab which enables all business users to add pre-defined elements into all the tasks by just setting them up for once only.


Key Features

  • Kanban project boards to visualize progress
  • MindMeister for mind-mapping
  • Checklists management
  • Customizable dashboards
  • Task relationships to identify dependencies
  • Comments and file attachments
  • Due dates and reminders
  • Third-party application integrations




Meistertask comes with 4 pricing plans for its users:

  • Basic:  Simple and easy task management with up to 3 mind maps
  • Personal: $4.99 per month. For individuals and personal projects
  • Pro: $8.25 per user/month. For project groups and unlimited integrations
  • Business: $12.49 per user/month for enterprises


8. Paymo



Paymo grabs the 7th spot on our list of best free project management software. The tool comes with some pretty powerful project management features to help you manage your projects effectively from initiation to project closure.


Paymo provides comprehensive task management, project management, resource management, and invoicing, all under one platform.


For tracking the time you take for accomplishing a task, just turn on the Paymo application and let it run in the background. At the end of the day, it will show you the recorded time being spent on each application for a particular task.


Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Kanban boards for workflow visualization
  • Resource scheduling and resource management
  • Gantt charts for project scheduling
  • Web timer to calculate the time spent on tasks
  • Comments within tasks to quickly collaborate
  • Invoicing functionality to bill clients
  • Built-in project templates
  • Budget and expense management



  • Free: 1 user limit. Perfect for freelancers. The plan offers complete project management and time-tracking features
  • Small office: $9.56 per user/month. The plan is meant for teams in the growth phase.
  • Business: $15.16 per user/month. For large teams.


The Small Office and Business plans come with a 15 days free trial


9. Bitrix24



Bitrix24 combines project management and collaboration in one tool, and it’s free, making it one of the most trusted project management applications today. It comprises a social intranet, in-app video conferencing, screen-sharing, HR and customer management tool.


You can organize tasks within your projects and track projects using Gantt charts. Moreover, it enables you to track employee workload and deadlines as well.


The tool also comes with comprehensive CRM management features that allow teams to manage their sales pipeline, automate marketing, and provide customer support through multiple communication channels.


Key Features

  • Activity stream intranet center
  • Bulk email to simultaneously send invites
  • Calendar sharing for collaborating on schedule
  • CRM with multiple powerful reports
  • Email notifications and reminders
  • Extranet for inviting external users to your workspaces
  • File sharing and versioning
  • Instant messages to provide timely feedback
  • Task management with task reporting
  • Time management for billing clients and tracking performance
  • User profiles and user groups for managing the entire organization




The comprehensive Bitrix24 solution is accessible via 4 plans:

  • Free: up to 12 users and 5 GB storage space
  • Plus: $35 – Up to 24 users and 24 GB storage space
  • Standard: $89 – 50 users and 100 GB storage space
  • Professional: $179 – unlimited users and unlimited storage space


10. Basecamp



Basecamp combines project and staff management into one, simple-to-use system. The tool emphasizes project completion within the forecasted time and budget.


Tasks can be organized in due-range to-do lists, with the freedom to reorder and prioritize assignments at any time. It also caters to team collaboration and document management.


Key Features

  • Project templates to reuse at any point
  • Recurring tasks management
  • Task history to keep track of activities
  • File storage & sharing
  • Scheduling & prioritization of tasks
  • Project performance tracking reports
  • Multiple third-party application integrations
  • RSS feed



  • $99 per month total – unlimited users, unlimited projects, all features, 500 GB storage space


11. Freedcamp



On #10, we have Freedcamp. You can plan your project’s schedule with calendar and milestone tools. Also, you can organize your tasks as a standard to-do list or visualize them through Kanban boards.


Furthermore, you can also use the calendar to help with short and long-term planning. Manage files, hold discussions inside your projects, and upgrade to add extra tools for invoicing, CRM, and more.


Key Features

  • Shared file management
  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Discussion boards for centralized communication
  • Calendar with Google integration
  • The issue tracker for tracking all the underlying issues
  • Time tracking for billing clients
  • Team milestones to set project goals
  • Unlimited users, projects, and storage
  • Support response within 3 business days




Freedcamp comes with the following plans:

  • Free: unlimited projects, tasks, storage, and users
  • Minimalist: $1.49 per user/month
  • Freelancer: $3.39 per user/month
  • Business: $7.49 per user/month
  • Enterprise: $16.99 per user/month


Each plan offers its own set of distinct features.


12. Zoho Projects



Next up – Zoho Projects.


Zoho Projects leaves a mark by providing a unique set of features which enable an Agile team to achieve their project goals effectively.  The tool makes team collaboration hassle free by providing an interactive feed and forums to instantly gain valuable project insights and give feedback.


Along with that, the tool also provides advanced reporting functionality through multiple means, like Gantt charts and resource utilization charts, to name a few.


🌟 Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management
  • Kanban boards for identifying the workflow
  • Task dependencies to define the relationship
  • Activity feed for timely collaborating on tasks
  • Project progress reports monitoring performance
  • Time tracking with tasks
  • Issue tracking for timely identifying and resolving issues
  • Gantt charts for project scheduling
  • Knowledgebase for projects
  • Client invoicing management
  • Milestones management
  • Documents management


💸 Pricing


The plans Zoho Projects offers are:

  • Free: 5 projects, 5 users, feeds, and a few other basic features
  • Standard: $20 – for small teams
  • Express: $40 – up to 15 users
  • Premium: $85 – up to 20 users
  • Enterprise: $125 – up to 25 users


See also:

The Best Scrum Tools of 2020 for Agile Project Management


13. Airtable



#13 tool in this review of free project management software is Airtable.


The tool combines the functionality of task management and spreadsheet to provide the most user-friendly experience while managing projects.


It comes with a pleasing design and an easy-to-use interface to help users have fun while getting things done.


An interesting feature of the tool is Blocks. Airtable allows you to create a perfect workflow by quickly adding activities to blocks and visualizing the workstream for efficient execution.


Key Features

  • Elaborate tasks management
  • Time tracking with tasks
  • Pre-built project templates
  • Video chat functionality
  • Issues and bug tracker
  • Powerful project sorting filters
  • Client project tracker
  • File attachments
  • Third-party application integrations




This free project management tool is available in 4 categories:

  • Free: basic task management
  • Plus: $10 per user/month
  • Pro: $20 per user/month
  • Enterprise: custom pricing – advanced enterprise features


14. Jira



Considered #1 software development tool chosen by Agile teams, Jira gives us all the right reasons to include it in our blog. It allows software teams to use workflow mapping, along with multiple other Agile development functionalities, for releasing the software effectively.


Jira makes sure you get things done right from the beginning by providing an array of features supporting multiple Agile frameworks.


For tracking your project performance in real-time, you can get access to a vast library of Agile reports ranging from basic burndown and burnup charts to more advanced sprint reports and velocity charts, etc.


Key Features


Some of the core features Jira comes with are:

  • Customizable Scrum boards
  • Kanban boards for identifying the progress of tasks
  • Customizable project dashboard
  • Roadmaps for planning the project’s work
  • Powerful bug and issues tracker
  • Customizable workflows
  • Custom search filters to view what’s important
  • Numerous Agile reports for tracking performance
  • Multiple third-party application integrations



  • Jira offers a free trial of 7 days and paid plans. The paid plans start from $10 per month (increases with the number of users).


15. Smartsheet



Another popular tool we have added here for you is Smartsheet.


Smartsheet has been able to gather quite an audience over the years. Essentially relying on a spreadsheet format for managing projects and tasks, the platform serves as a single systematic and flexible solution for all the task management needs of a team.


A highly customizable project management solution, Smartsheet gives users the leverage to automate their workflows the way they want.


Combining the ease of using a spreadsheet, along with more advanced project management features, it provides an overall solution to project managers.


Key Features

  • Dashboard for key project activities
  • Kanban boards for smooth workflow visualization
  • Multiple views for tasks
  • Easy file attachments with tasks
  • Reminders for deadlines
  • Activity log for staying updated
  • Downloadable summary reports
  • Team portal for centralized team communication
  • Customized themes for individual preferences
  • Multiple sorting filters




Smartsheet comes with a free trial of 30 days, and upgraded plans. These plans are:

  • Individual: $14 per month
  • Business: $25 per user/month
  • Enterprise: customized pricing plan


16. Podio



It would be an injustice on our part if we didn’t add Podio in this elaborate review of free project management software.


It’s a platform that combines task management and social collaboration features into one integrated solution. The tool allows successful project delivery by claiming to put content, context, and collaboration in one place.


The collaboration features Podio comes with a range from likes and file sharing within the system, to instant messaging and audio/video calls. These features allow you to closely track team performance and what each team member is working on.


Key Features

  • Personal dashboards for monitoring performance
  • Comprehensive task management
  • Automated workflows
  • Private and public workspaces
  • Activity Stream to update activities
  • Comments, likes, and file sharing
  • Audio and video calls
  • Integrated chat for instant feedback




Podio provides 4 plans to users:

  • Free: basic task management for up to 5 employees
  • Basic: $9 per month – unlimited external users
  • Plus: $14 per month – automated workflows with other advanced features
  • Premium: $24 per month – a full suite of advanced features


17. LiquidPlanner



A tool specifically designed for smartly scheduling and planning your project, LiquidPlanner fits perfectly with the standards of best project management software.


With a smart scheduler, the tool automatically updates the overall task requirements when resources and priorities change. The updated timeline can then be easily viewed and shared with everyone.


Other interesting features include effective resource management, cost and profit analysis, and clients’ portfolio management.


Key Features

  • Automated smart scheduler
  • Resource workload reports
  • Time tracking with individual tasks
  • Customizable and shareable dashboards
  • Budget and expense tracking
  • Client portfolio management
  • Pre-set project templates
  • Milestones and dependencies
  • Multiple third-party applications access




LiquidPlanner has two paid plans:

  • Professional: $45 per user/month – for small businesses
  • Enterprise: $69 per user/month – for large organizations


18. Redbooth



Suited for teams of every size, Redbooth can be the best project management software solution for you if you’re looking for a simple, yet comprehensive tool.


Coming with a pretty neat user-interface, the tool encompasses an interesting feature set to help you efficiently achieve your project goals.


Through the project timeline, visualize your project schedule and stay ahead of your deadlines. Furthermore, through Zoom integration, you can connect with your team members from anywhere and conduct video conferences to share insights.


Key Features

  • Project dashboards to monitor key performance indicators
  • Gantt charts for visualizing the project timeline
  • Customizable Kanban boards
  • Task statuses, priorities, and due dates
  • Detailed progress tracking reports
  • High definition video conferences
  • Team workload management
  • Built-in project templates for instant working



  • Pro: $9 per user/month – unlimited workspaces, time tracking, and HD video calls
  • Business: $15 per user/month – resource management, advanced subtasks, Redbooth predict
  • Enterprise: upon request – multi-org setting, success manager, volume discounts


The plans come with many other project management features.


19. Teamwork Projects




Teamwork Projects is one of the best project management software which comes with a multitude of features, all under one platform.  For quickly getting started and saving time, Teamwork Projects comes with built-in task templates that you can easily reuse for replicating similar tasks.


The Gantt view of the tool allows you to schedule your tasks and keep an eye on all your project milestones. Another way to keep everything in your site is through a project portfolio. If you’re working on multiple projects, you can get a quick glance at where each project stands at the moment to make informed decisions.


You can also add additional notes with your projects through native notebooks, and send messages to your team members to keep everyone in the loop with all the updates happening throughout the project.


Key Features

  • Customized project dashboard for monitoring critical project details
  • Tasks and subtasks management, along with multiple task assignees
  • Built-in task templates to eliminate the hassle of creating tasks from scratch
  • Project portfolio management for keeping a check on multiple projects
  • Gantt chart for project scheduling, along with project milestones
  • Filters and tags for organizing tasks according to preferences
  • Risks register for storing all the project risks in one place
  • Time log for tracking the time spent on tasks, along with invoices creation




Teamwork Projects comes with following easy plans:

  • Free Forever: up to 5 users, basic project management features for small teams
  • Pro: $9 per user/month, minimum 5 users, up to 300 projects and a few other features
  • Premium: $15 per user/month, minimum 5 users, up to 600 projects and other advanced features
  • Enterprise: custom plan with all the Teamwork Projects features


20. Pivotal Tracker



On number 19, we have Pivotal Tracker. It can be considered as one of the best project management software to opt for if you’re looking for a smart solution for building your software.


Coming with dedicated Scrum features, Pivotal Tracker allows you to monitor your project progress through multiple performance metrics.


The tool helps you easily keep track of your backlog items to understand what needs to be done and manage your iterations in a better way. Furthermore, keep an eye on all the updates happening over time through the project dashboard which gives you an overview of your project KPIs.


Key Features

  • User-story mapping to better understand what the user wants
  • Dashboards for getting a quick view of project progress over time
  • An estimated time tracker to predict the time it takes for completing a task
  • Easy drag and drop interface
  • Product backlog management to understand what needs to be done next
  • Multiple charts and reports to monitor your project performance
  • Team member mentions addressing the right team member
  • File attachments from your computer or from Google Drive
  • Third-party application integrations to connect with your favorite apps




Pivotal Tracker provides the following plans for users:

  • Free: for 2 projects, 3 collaborators, and 2GB storage
  • Startup: $12.50 per month, for small teams, up to 5 collaborators, 5 projects, and 5GB storage
  • Pro: starts from $62.50 per month for up to 15 collaborators, unlimited file storage, unlimited projects
  • Enterprise: custom plan with all the advanced project management features


21. Avaza



The 20th spot in this roundup of free project management software goes to Avaza. An easy-to-use project management software, Avaza comes with everything you need to manage your projects smoothly from the moment your project starts, till it closes.


Apart from all the essential project management features, the tool comes with estimations functionality which lets you create project estimations and send to the client, which later if approved, can be converted into a project instantly for you to start working on.


Track billable and non-billable hours of your project to monitor your expenses and bill clients accordingly. You can also add your expenses from anywhere you go – email, desktop, or mobile. Furthermore, you can track your project’s progress through multiple progress reports.


Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management, including task assignment and due dates
  • List, Kanban, and Gantt views for displaying the project details
  • Visual percentage completion of projects to track the amount of work remaining
  • Comments within tasks and file attachments to instantly share feedback
  • Followers in tasks to keep relevant team members in the loop
  • Built-in project templates for gearing up instantly
  • Calendar integration to keep all the deadlines in check
  • Time and expense tracking for invoicing clients
  • Multiple project tracking reports



Avaza comes with following easy plans:

  • Free: unlimited collaborators, 5 projects, 100MB storage, and some other features
  • Startup: $9.95 per month, unlimited collaborators, 20 projects, 10GB storage, and more
  • Basic: $19.95 per month, unlimited collaborators, 50 projects, 20GB storage, and other add-ons
  • Business: $39.95 per month, all features with unlimited access


22. Zenkit



Zenkit is a simple project management tool that comes with a user-friendly interface to help you quickly work your way through the platform. The tool comes with a pretty decent feature set to help you achieve your project goals successfully.


Track all your project activities happening overtime through activity tracker, so you have an idea of what you need to do next during your project lifecycle. You can also easily invite multiple collaborators to connect with and discuss your project ideas.


With Zenkit, you can convert your project into a respective to-do list to manage your tasks in a better way. Additionally, you can use labels to organize your tasks according to categories.


Key Features

  • To-do list and checklists management
  • Kanban boards for visualizing tasks’ progress
  • Activity stream for tracking all the project activities
  • Task prioritization, filters, and labels to organize them
  • Intuitive drag and drop interface
  • Comments within tasks and team mentions
  • Custom background and color codes
  • Google Calendar integration for keeping deadlines in check
  • Desktop, Android, and iOS apps



  • Personal: up to 5 members, 5 workspaces, unlimited collections, and few other basic functions
  • Plus: $9 per user/month, up to 20 workspaces, 6 GB attachment space, and more
  • Enterprise: custom plan for large teams with all the advanced features


23. HiTask



If you’re looking for a free project management tool that provides all the essentials you need for managing your small team, HiTask might be best suited for you. Without spending a penny, you can manage as many tasks and projects as you want for a team of up to 5 members.


The easy synchronization of the tool with all your devices makes it convenient for you to take your work with you wherever you go. In addition to that, the Google Calendar integration lets you sync your tasks and keep all your deadlines in check.


HiTask comes with multi-language support. Some of the supported languages are Spanish, French, Russian, Portuguese, and Chinese.


Key Features

  • Tasks and subtasks management, including task assignment and recurring tasks
  • Time tracking with tasks which generate time reports
  • Project dashboards to keep all your critical project details in one place
  • Team chat and file attachments for streamlined team collaboration
  • Customized permissions for tasks to allow access to limited members only
  • Color tags for categorizing tasks according to context
  • Reference numbers with issues for effective tracking
  • Cross-platform + multi-language support



  • Free: for up to 5 team members, unlimited projects and tasks, shared calendar and a few other features
  • Business: $5 per user/month, unlimited storage, priority supports, and more
  • Enterprise: $20 per user/month, all HiTask features


24. ClickUp



ClickUp is an incredible application that came into existence as a result of dissatisfaction with the existing PM tools in 2016. The reason being the features that were offered by the management tools were either too much or too little.


ClickUp is the perfect fit. It a tool that is not very complex and at the same time not very simple; it’s just right.


ClickUp offers a wide range of options, with a lot of these available in the free version. That’s a key distinction between ClickUp and a lot of its competitors because they usually mask features like task dependencies behind paid subscription curtains.


Key Features

  • Custom Fields that let you set up your project management activities as you like
  • You can also set the Goals for you and all of your team members
  • Customized Views that let your every team member include the way they want to work on a project
  • You can also set up the Priorities and task dependencies using ClickUp
  • You also have 50+ Unlimited Features because of the company’s policy to never limit the functionalities available on the tool



    • Free Plan
    • Unlimited Plan ($60/user/year or $9/user/month)
    • Business Plan ($108/user/year or $19/user/month)
    • Enterprise Plan ($204/user/year or $29/user/month)


25. TeamWeek



Project Management policies and features are welcome in the software, but if your core focus is visualizations and Gantt charts, TeamWeek may be the best option for you in the market right now.


Right off the bat, you can see all of your important data and deadlines spread out in a calendar form when you log in to the application. This really comes in handy when you want a quick peek at what’s happening with your team.


You can also use the application as a resources management tool when you see that a certain resource has its plate full and another resource is playing games on the job. You can easily balance out a load of work between them.


Key Features

  • Organize tasks into folders
  • Backlog for unassigned tasks
  • Download timeline as PDF
  • Filter calendar by project
  • Export to calendars
  • Color-coded tasks
  • Drag-and-drop interface
  • Multiple user access levels



    • Free Plan
    • Premium Annual Plan ($8/user/month) –– Billed Annually
    • Premium Monthly Plan ($9/user/month) –– Billed Monthly


26. Backlog


Backlog by nulab


Backlog is one of the more unique software on this list because it’s a cloud-based management solution designed for developers. It has a lot of amazing functionalities like Gantt charting, task/issue management, bug tracking, and version control.


This software enables users to visualize their project workflows and timelines on a daily basis using Gantt charts. It will also help the users to compare changes to the projects and they can easily comment on pull requests. You can easily integrate applications like Redmine, Cacoo, and Jenkins to Backlog.


Key Features

  • Collaboration
  • Prioritization
  • File sharing
  • Supports agile
  • Product Roadmapping
  • Idea management
  • QA management
  • Supports waterfall
  • To-do list
  • File storage
  • Version control

… And lots more.


  • Free
  • Starter ($35/month)
  • Standard ($100/month)
  • Premium ($175/month)
  • Enterprise (Starting at $1,200 for 20 users)


27. Todoist


Todoist Dashboard


Todoist is a clean task and project management app best known for its to-do list feature. You can manage your project using Todoist and it can help you to meet the deadlines. It is a clean and simple to use application where you can jot down all your project ideas from the web app or from the phone, create a task for those ideas and assign a team member to execute that task.


Todoist app gives you reminders on your tasks so that you don’t miss out on anything from your to-do list items. Plan in advance for your tasks and Todoist will handle this for you even if you forgot your plan. You can easily set the theme for your task board, create tags, tasks on different views are displayed, and store the templates. If you want a real-time collaboration on the tasks of your project in a simpler way then Todoist is for you.


Key Features

  • Task views
  • Set recurring task
  • Create and organize your tasks
  • Create sub-tasks and assign priorities
  • Task and project comments
  • Real-time notifications
  • Visualize your productivity



  • Free plan
  • Premium plan is at $3/month billed annually.



28. Plexie



Plexie is a project management and team collaboration platform that can help you to create and follow the project documentation. You can easily share the project information across the team so that everyone is on the same page to make the project a success.


It can be used by individuals, groups, enterprises to help organize and share the project content to help support the job of all departments in your organization. This application is easy to use with its prebuilt project templates. It is a useful tool to educate the whole team on the project requirements and help manage the tasks of the project.


Key Features

  • Knowledge management
  • Create and organize tasks
  • Training material
  • Mockups and user stories



  • Free: for teams up to 50
  • Basic: $10 a month for teams up to 100
  • Pro: $20 a month for teams up to 200



29. is an incredible client-oriented project management application that helps you to create a seamless connection between the client’s teams and your development team; all in one place.


This application gives you the ability to make every activity that you perform, be worked on as it’s an individual project. This project will have a team that works on it, its payment methods, discussion feeds, tasks, and notes.


The software will also enable you to record the time, you and your team spend on each project.


Let’s look at some of the features that the application offers:


Key Features

  • Discussion feed for each project – with email alerts
  • Reporting tools that measure your most/least profitable/efficient projects
  • Ability to quickly add/invite both internal and external users
  • Variety of task views – which can be filtered – giving your whole team, each department and even individual users their daily/weekly task lists
  • Ability to integrate payment solutions and quickly, securely take card payments through the system



  • Free version is available for up to five active projects
  • Subscriptions for the application start from $7/ user/ month



30. Toggl Plan


Toggl plan


This is an incredible and effective project management software that allows the managers to automate their whole task delegation process. This helps them to visually track all of the tasks related to the project that have been completed and which are remaining.


Let’s look at some other features that the application offers:


Key Features

  • Integrations with Slack, GitHub, Evernote, and others
  • Gantt-chart visualization to track important deadlines and projects
  • Team collaboration option through shared calendars and task notes



  • This software is free with an unlimited number of projects and up to five team members per project
  • The premium plan starts at $8/user per month in the annual plan



31. Flowlu




Flowlu is an amazing project management software that is cloud-based and offers more than a dozen tools for all of your business needs like financial management tools, CRM, and project management tools.


Let’s look at some other features that the application offers:


Key Features

  • Online Invoices & Payment Processing
  • Time Tracking
  • Agile Project Management
  • Communications
  • Quotation
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Financial Management
  • Invoices
  • Project Management
  • Record Management
  • Task Management



  • Free trial is available
  • Subscription starts at $29/ month




In a nutshell, there are pros and cons associated with each type of these free Agile project management software and apps available, with no single one being perfect.


You just need to find out the one that caters to your individual and team needs and make the best out of the options available.


Also, read

  1. Best Free Productivity Apps of 2020
  2. The Best Slack Alternatives for Effective Project Management
  3. Top Project Management Terms and Concepts of 2020
  4. The Best Excel Alternatives for Project Management and Spreadsheets
  5. Best Business Management Software to Use in 2020.

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