Compare Basecamp vs Workfront
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comparison of Basecamp vs. Workfront
based on data from user reviews. Basecamp rates 4.0/5 stars with 2,509 reviews. Workfront rates 4.0/5 stars with 368 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Collaboration License
Contact
for pricing
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
Work License
Contact
/ user / month
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
Plan License
Contact
/ user / month
 
Enterprise plus
Contact
for pricing
 
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
Workfront
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
8.0
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.3
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Workfront
7.6
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
6.9
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Workfront
8.0
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
8.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
Workfront
8.0

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.8
Workfront
8.6
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
8.0
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.7
Workfront
7.7
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
7.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
8.0
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Workfront
8.4
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Workfront
8.2
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.6
Workfront
7.5
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.6
Workfront
7.1
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
6.8
Workfront
7.0
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.6
Workfront
7.6
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Workfront
8.2
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.8
Workfront
8.1
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.1
Workfront
7.5
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.0
Workfront
6.7
Workflow
Basecamp
7.9
Workfront
8.1
Request Management
Basecamp
7.7
Workfront
8.3
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
6.7
Workfront
7.4
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
6.6
Workfront
6.9
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
6.7
Workfront
7.1
Resource Management
Resource Database
Basecamp
7.6
Workfront
7.6
Resource Allocation
Basecamp
7.6
Workfront
7.6
Workload Capacity
Basecamp
7.7
Workfront
7.7
Time Tracking
Basecamp
7.5
Workfront
8.2
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Workfront
7.7
Mobile
Basecamp
8.1
Workfront
6.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.4
Workfront
8.1
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.5
Workfront
7.7
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.8
Workfront
8.1
Customization
Basecamp
7.1
Workfront
7.9
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Workfront
8.0

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
51.4%
9.1%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.4%
33.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
16.3%
57.6%
Basecamp
Small-Business
51.4%
Mid-Market
32.4%
Enterprise
16.3%
Workfront
Small-Business
9.1%
Mid-Market
33.3%
Enterprise
57.6%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.5%
Marketing and Advertising
15.5%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Financial Services
8.2%
 
Higher Education
6.6%
Computer Software
7.8%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.3%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
 
Computer Software
5.7%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
 
Other
58.0%
Other
57.1%
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%
Workfront
Marketing and Advertising
15.5%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
7.8%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
57.1%

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.

Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

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.

G2 Crowd User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

 
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.

Workfront
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

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