Compare Basecamp, Meisterplan, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
20 Resources
$199
per month for up to 20 Resources
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
50 Resources
$499
per month for up to 50 Resources
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
100 Resources
$899
per month for up to 100 Resources
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
150 Resources
$1299
per month for up to 150 Resources
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
200 Resources
$1599
per month for up to 200 resources
Project Online Essentials
$7
/User/Month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Basecamp
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable
Meisterplan
20 Resources
$199per month for up to 20 Resources
50 Resources
$499per month for up to 50 Resources
100 Resources
$899per month for up to 100 Resources
150 Resources
$1299per month for up to 150 Resources
200 Resources
$1599per month for up to 200 resources
Free Trial Unavailable
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
Project Online Premium
$55/User/Month
Project Online Professional
$30/User/Month
Project Online Essentials
$7/User/Month
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
9.4
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
9.9
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
10.0
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
9.2
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
9.8
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
9.8
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
10.0
6.5
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.3
Meisterplan
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Meisterplan
9.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
10.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Meisterplan
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.2
Meisterplan
9.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
9.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
Meisterplan
10.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.8
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.7
Meisterplan
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Meisterplan
6.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.6
Meisterplan
9.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.6
Meisterplan
7.5
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
6.8
Meisterplan
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.6
Meisterplan
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.8
Meisterplan
9.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.1
Meisterplan
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.0
Meisterplan
9.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Basecamp
7.9
Meisterplan
6.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Basecamp
7.7
Meisterplan
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
6.7
Meisterplan
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
6.6
Meisterplan
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
6.7
Meisterplan
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Resource Management
Resource Database
Basecamp
7.6
Meisterplan
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Basecamp
7.6
Meisterplan
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Basecamp
7.7
Meisterplan
9.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Meisterplan
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Basecamp
8.1
Meisterplan
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.0
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.4
Meisterplan
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.5
Meisterplan
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.8
Meisterplan
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Basecamp
7.1
Meisterplan
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Meisterplan
9.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
51.4%
56.3%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.4%
25.0%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.2%
18.8%
48.1%
Basecamp
Small-Business
51.4%
Mid-Market
32.4%
Enterprise
16.2%
Meisterplan
Small-Business
56.3%
Mid-Market
25.0%
Enterprise
18.8%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.5%
Information Technology and Services
25.0%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Management Consulting
12.5%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Higher Education
6.6%
Internet
12.5%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.3%
Financial Services
12.5%
Construction
4.7%
 
Computer Software
5.7%
Computer Software
12.5%
Computer Software
4.4%
 
Other
58.0%
Other
25.0%
Other
66.0%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.5%
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Higher Education
6.6%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.3%
Computer Software
5.7%
Other
58.0%
Meisterplan
Information Technology and Services
25.0%
Management Consulting
12.5%
Internet
12.5%
Financial Services
12.5%
Computer Software
12.5%
Other
25.0%
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 in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

G2 Crowd User in Internet

Simple UI where you can use only what you want. At the same time very powerful feature set with full PERT planning and resource allocation. Advanced views on finding bottlenecks. Great feature that you can identify projects as must have and plan accordingly.

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
Paul S.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Things haven't evolved over the last couple years and now there are other options out there for managing projects and tracking time.

Holger D.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Some controls dont sometimes do what they should do and react a little bit sluggish, and please add some new color themes and attributes for some dashboards and diagrams.

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.

 
Basecamp
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

Caveman ready interface. It's like an apple product; crack it open and go.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Paul S.
Executive Sponsor in Marketing and Advertising

Things haven't evolved over the last couple years and now there are other options out there for managing projects and tracking time.

Meisterplan
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Internet

Simple UI where you can use only what you want. At the same time very powerful feature set with full PERT planning and resource allocation. Advanced views on finding bottlenecks. Great feature that you can identify projects as must have and plan accordingly.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Holger D.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

Some controls dont sometimes do what they should do and react a little bit sluggish, and please add some new color themes and attributes for some dashboards and diagrams.

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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