Compare ActiveCollab vs Genius Project

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comparison of ActiveCollab vs. Genius Project
based on data from user reviews. ActiveCollab rates 4.2/5 stars with 42 reviews. Genius Project rates 4.0/5 stars with 11 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Annual billing
$6.25
per member, per month
Standard
$19.95
/ user, per month
 
Monthly billing
$7
per member, per month
Professional
$24.95
/ user, per month
 
Get Paid Bundle - Annual billing
$2
per member, per month
enterprise
$34.95
/ user, per month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
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
Genius Project
Standard
$19.95/ user, per month
Professional
$24.95/ user, per month
enterprise
$34.95/ user, per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.1
8.2
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.8
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.3
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.7
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.0
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.2
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.0
8.9
Meets Requirements
ActiveCollab
8.1
Genius Project
8.2
Ease of Use
ActiveCollab
8.8
Genius Project
8.0
Ease of Setup
ActiveCollab
8.3
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
ActiveCollab
8.7
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
ActiveCollab
8.0
Genius Project
7.6
Ease of Doing Business With
ActiveCollab
8.2
Genius Project
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
ActiveCollab
8.0
Genius Project
8.9

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
ActiveCollab
9.1
Genius Project
9.0
Due Dates
ActiveCollab
8.8
Genius Project
8.5
Task Prioritization
ActiveCollab
8.1
Genius Project
9.0
To-Do Lists
ActiveCollab
8.0
Genius Project
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
ActiveCollab
8.5
Genius Project
8.9
Comments
ActiveCollab
8.5
Genius Project
8.6
Documents and Uploads
ActiveCollab
7.5
Genius Project
8.1
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
ActiveCollab
7.9
Genius Project
8.2
Calendar View
ActiveCollab
8.4
Genius Project
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
ActiveCollab
Not enough data available
Genius Project
7.6
Project Budgeting
ActiveCollab
8.1
Genius Project
8.5
Issue Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.0
Genius Project
8.5
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
ActiveCollab
8.5
Genius Project
8.6
Portfolio Budgeting
ActiveCollab
8.2
Genius Project
8.1
What-If Scenarios
ActiveCollab
8.2
Genius Project
8.3
Workflow
ActiveCollab
8.5
Genius Project
8.6
Request Management
ActiveCollab
8.3
Genius Project
8.6
Cost Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.6
Genius Project
8.1
ROI and Forecasting
ActiveCollab
8.4
Genius Project
8.1
Risk Analysis
ActiveCollab
8.2
Genius Project
8.1
Resource Management
Resource Database
ActiveCollab
8.4
Genius Project
8.0
Resource Allocation
ActiveCollab
7.8
Genius Project
8.7
Workload Capacity
ActiveCollab
8.5
Genius Project
8.0
Time Tracking
ActiveCollab
8.3
Genius Project
7.7
Platform
Alerts
ActiveCollab
8.4
Genius Project
9.4
Mobile
ActiveCollab
7.5
Genius Project
7.1
User, Role, and Access Management
ActiveCollab
8.4
Genius Project
7.8
API / Integrations
ActiveCollab
7.7
Genius Project
6.9
Reporting and Dashboards
ActiveCollab
7.4
Genius Project
8.0
Customization
ActiveCollab
7.2
Genius Project
8.3
Performance and Reliability
ActiveCollab
8.0
Genius Project
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
64.3%
63.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
16.7%
36.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
19.0%
0%
ActiveCollab
Small-Business
64.3%
Mid-Market
16.7%
Enterprise
19.0%
Genius Project
Small-Business
63.6%
Mid-Market
36.4%
Enterprise
0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
33.3%
Computer Software
27.3%
 
Telecommunications
14.3%
Marketing and Advertising
18.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Oil & Energy
9.1%
 
Graphic Design
7.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
 
Computer Software
7.1%
Individual & Family Services
9.1%
 
Other
28.6%
Other
27.3%
ActiveCollab
Marketing and Advertising
33.3%
Telecommunications
14.3%
Information Technology and Services
9.5%
Graphic Design
7.1%
Computer Software
7.1%
Other
28.6%
Genius Project
Computer Software
27.3%
Marketing and Advertising
18.2%
Oil & Energy
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
9.1%
Individual & Family Services
9.1%
Other
27.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Andrew M.
G2 User in Telecommunications

I like the interface, especially of ActiveCollab 5, which is massive UI/UX improvement over AC 4. The product works and feels like Basecamp, but drastically expands the functions of Basecamp with invoicing, estimates and modules that allow you to increase...

Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Financial Services

The new update did not have anything that we needed and essentially changed the entire way the system functioned. After the 2015 update, our team had to switch service because Active Collab no longer worked the way we needed it to.

User in Computer Software

I find the steps to make a minimal change is cumbersome. I also find it's difficult to manage as an admin, meaning there are multiple setup steps and if you don't perform those steps very often it is a challenge to quickly recall the proper process.

 
ActiveCollab
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Andrew M.
G2 User in Telecommunications

I like the interface, especially of ActiveCollab 5, which is massive UI/UX improvement over AC 4. The product works and feels like Basecamp, but drastically expands the functions of Basecamp with invoicing, estimates and modules that allow you to increase...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Financial Services

The new update did not have anything that we needed and essentially changed the entire way the system functioned. After the 2015 update, our team had to switch service because Active Collab no longer worked the way we needed it to.

Genius Project
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Paola S.
User

Allows monitoring by Gantt Chart, has customizable templates according to the needs of your project, you can manage the budget and track costs until the completion, also contains the other functions necessary to manage the communication of the work team and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Computer Software

I find the steps to make a minimal change is cumbersome. I also find it's difficult to manage as an admin, meaning there are multiple setup steps and if you don't perform those steps very often it is a challenge to quickly recall the proper process.

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