Compare Basecamp vs Core

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comparison of Basecamp vs. Core
based on data from user reviews. Basecamp rates 4.1/5 stars with 2,851 reviews. Core rates 3.8/5 stars with 14 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.95
1 User
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Basecamp
Basecamp For Us
$29per month
Basecamp With Clients
$79per month
Basecamp Big
$3,000per year
Free Trial Unavailable
Core
Contact BQE Software Inc
Starting at $9.951 User
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.4
7.6
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
7.4
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
7.4
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.4
8.2
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.4
Core
7.6
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
Core
7.4
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
Core
7.4
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
Core
7.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.3
Core
7.8
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
Core
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.4
Core
8.2

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.9
Core
8.8
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
Core
8.3
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.8
Core
8.6
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
Core
8.6
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
Core
7.7
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
Core
8.3
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
Core
7.9
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.9
Core
8.1
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.7
Core
7.8
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
7.0
Core
8.1
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.8
Core
7.8
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.6
Core
8.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.9
Core
8.3
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.3
Core
8.3
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.2
Core
Not enough data available
Workflow
Basecamp
8.0
Core
8.0
Request Management
Basecamp
7.8
Core
Not enough data available
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
7.0
Core
Not enough data available
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
7.0
Core
Not enough data available
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
7.0
Core
Not enough data available
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
Core
7.9
Mobile
Basecamp
8.0
Core
8.3
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.5
Core
9.3
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.7
Core
8.7
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.9
Core
9.0
Customization
Basecamp
7.3
Core
8.3
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
Core
9.2

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
49.9%
50.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.9%
28.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
18.3%
21.4%
Basecamp
Small-Business
49.9%
Mid-Market
31.9%
Enterprise
18.3%
Core
Small-Business
50.0%
Mid-Market
28.6%
Enterprise
21.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Computer Software
14.3%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.0%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
 
Higher Education
5.7%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
 
Computer Software
5.5%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
 
Other
59.4%
Other
35.7%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.6%
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.0%
Higher Education
5.7%
Computer Software
5.5%
Other
59.4%
Core
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
Computer Software
14.3%
Civil Engineering
14.3%
Architecture & Planning
14.3%
Renewables & Environment
7.1%
Other
35.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User in Internet

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

Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

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.

User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having to...

 
Basecamp
Most Helpful Favorable Review
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.

Core
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott R.
User in Renewables & Environment

Multiple ways to view, enter and edit time entries (weekly or by individual entries). The expense tracking allows us to bill our individual expenses directly to projects (no more expense spreadsheets!)

Most Helpful Critical Review
User

Lots of issues with security settings and access, printing, core updates that delete our existing information or files, information being moved around or lost, being incompatible with quickbooks. Help desk is useless, usually the resolution is having to...

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