The #1 Microsoft Project Alternative

Jira has the features you love from MS Project, plus some. All for a fraction of the price.

Manage your important projects better and easier with the WBS Gantt-Chart add-on for Jira.

Assign tasks and build workflows with Jira's world-renowned project management software. Use the WBS Gantt-Chart add-on to visualize those plans to manage your projects simply and easily. ​

Plus, the Jira platform powers real-time collaboration, allowing your team to share project updates, comments, and files, and continually monitor your progress. ​

Compare the two products below to see why Jira + the WBS Gantt-Chart add-on is the best self-hosted Microsoft Project alternative for your organization.
Manage your important projects better and easier

Where Jira comes out on top:

Ease of Use
Ease of Use
Create projects simply and track them visually. All of Jira's tools are easy to use: point and click Gantt-Chart editing, resource planning, task dependencies, Excel exports and more.
Collaboration
Jira's powerful communication tools keep your entire team updated. Share files, notes and task progress in real-time to keep your plan updated continually.
Price
Price
With pricing starting at just $2 per user, the Jira + WBS Gantt-Chart project management solution is designed to fit your budget at all stages of your growth.
Enterprise Scalability
Scalability
You'll never need to change platforms since Jira grows with you. From startup to enterprise, Jira is trusted by top companies worldwide, like Lufthansa, Spotify and thousands more!

Jira vs MS Project*

Let's review the features of each platform to help you see why Jira + the WBS Gantt-Chart add-on is the Microsoft Project alternative that you've been looking for.

Price per User

1 user
10 users
100 users
1,000 users

Project Management

Easy to use ​
Customizable setup
​ Sub-tasks
​ Task dependencies
​ Gantt charts
​ Point & click editing
​ Resource planning
​ Project templates
​ Issue tracking

Monitoring & Reporting

Baseline plans ​
Project completion % ​
Out of the box reports
​ Configurable reports
​ Customizable dashboards
​ Powerful search

Collaboration

Task comments ​
File-sharing ​
Activity notifications
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$20
$2
$54
$11

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*The features and pricing indicated for "Jira" include the WBS Gantt-Chart add-on, which must be downloaded and purchased separately at the Atlassian Marketplace.
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Price Per User

1 user
$20
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10 users
$2
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100 users
$54
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1,000
$11

Project Management

Easy to use ​
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Customizable setup
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​ Sub-tasks
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Task dependencies
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Gantt charts
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Point & click editing
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Resource planning
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Project templates
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Issue tracking
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Monitoring & Reporting

Baseline plans
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Project completion %
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Out of the box reports
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Configurable reports
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Customizable dashboards
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Powerful search
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Collaboration

Task comments
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File-sharing
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Activity notifications
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Price Per User

1 user
$589.99 ​
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10 users
Not Published
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100 users
​ Not Published
-
1,000 user
​ Not Published

Project Management

Easy to use ​
Cross
Customizable setup
Cross
​ Sub-tasks
check
Task dependencies
check
Gantt charts
check
Point & click editing
check
Resource planning
check
Project templates
check
Issue tracking
check

Monitoring & Reporting

Baseline plans
check
Project completion %
check
Out of the box reports
check
Configurable reports
check
Customizable dashboards
check
Powerful search
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Collaboration

Task comments
Cross
File-sharing
Cross
Activity notifications
Cross

Designed for teams

Designed for teams
Unlike MS Project-- which is designed and priced as a top-down management tool-- Jira's team-friendly pricing and communication tools make collaboration a priority. ​

We know that the modern workplace is all about teamwork. And that's why we help you keep all the relevant people in the loop on their tasks and the tasks that affect them directly. ​

Use @mentions to tag team members. Share files, comments and updates to keep your project moving forward on schedule, without leaving anyone behind.

Customizable to fit your needs

Customizable to fit your needs
The Jira + WBS Gantt-Chart project management platform is a self-hosted solution, which allows you to customize your setup to your specific requirements. ​

If you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Project that is affordable, powerful and can grow with your business then this is the solution for you.

Try it free for 30 days.

There's absolutely no risk.
See for yourself the difference that a superior project management tool will make in your business. ​

Just follow these 2 steps to get started right now:
Step 1:
Sign up for Jira Core
Step 2:
Get WBS Gantt-Chart

Visualize. Monitor. Collaborate. Project management done right.