Compare ActiveCollab vs Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
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based on data from user reviews. ActiveCollab rates 4.3/5 stars with 33 reviews. Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management rates 4.0/5 stars with 1,362 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Annual billing
$6.25
per member, per month
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
Monthly billing
$7
per member, per month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Get Paid Bundle - Annual billing
$2
per member, per month
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
ActiveCollab
Annual billing
$6.25per member, per month
Monthly billing
$7per member, per month
Get Paid Bundle - Annual billing
$2per member, per month
Free Trial
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.2
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.7
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.1
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.1
6.5
Meets Requirements
ActiveCollab
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
ActiveCollab
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
ActiveCollab
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
ActiveCollab
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
ActiveCollab
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
ActiveCollab
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
ActiveCollab
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
ActiveCollab
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
ActiveCollab
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
ActiveCollab
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
ActiveCollab
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
ActiveCollab
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
ActiveCollab
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
ActiveCollab
7.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
ActiveCollab
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
ActiveCollab
8.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
ActiveCollab
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
ActiveCollab
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
ActiveCollab
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
ActiveCollab
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
ActiveCollab
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
ActiveCollab
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
ActiveCollab
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
ActiveCollab
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
ActiveCollab
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
ActiveCollab
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
ActiveCollab
8.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
ActiveCollab
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
ActiveCollab
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
ActiveCollab
8.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
ActiveCollab
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
ActiveCollab
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
ActiveCollab
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
ActiveCollab
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
ActiveCollab
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
75.8%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
21.2%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
3.0%
48.1%
ActiveCollab
Small-Business
75.8%
Mid-Market
21.2%
Enterprise
3.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
42.2%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Graphic Design
8.9%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Computer Software
6.7%
Construction
4.7%
 
Retail
4.4%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
28.9%
Other
66.0%
ActiveCollab
Marketing and Advertising
42.2%
Information Technology and Services
8.9%
Graphic Design
8.9%
Computer Software
6.7%
Retail
4.4%
Other
28.9%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.4%
Other
66.0%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

ActiveCollab is about the only high quality workflow product that doesn't charge per user. It has a clean no-nonsense UI that is easy to stare at and use. Project, to-do's, and team management are intuitive and flexible enough to mend to all types of...

John O.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft Project has been a standard for tracking projects of various sizes. The dependency chaining works quite well and helps visualize resource and task scheduling. Good for milestone tracking at a high level, while also designating resources to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Ashley S.
Administrator

Active Collab has generally decided that marketing to the possible end-user is more important than providing their paying customers with a service that promotes their business. Active Collab has no customization options for the look and feel of the...

Brittany T.
User in Computer Software

It is buggy and difficult to use at times. It does not lend its self to ease of use.

 
ActiveCollab
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User

ActiveCollab is about the only high quality workflow product that doesn't charge per user. It has a clean no-nonsense UI that is easy to stare at and use. Project, to-do's, and team management are intuitive and flexible enough to mend to all types of...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Ashley S.
Administrator

Active Collab has generally decided that marketing to the possible end-user is more important than providing their paying customers with a service that promotes their business. Active Collab has no customization options for the look and feel of the...

Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Most Helpful Favorable Review
John O.
User in Computer Software

Microsoft Project has been a standard for tracking projects of various sizes. The dependency chaining works quite well and helps visualize resource and task scheduling. Good for milestone tracking at a high level, while also designating resources to...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Brittany T.
User in Computer Software

It is buggy and difficult to use at times. It does not lend its self to ease of use.

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