Compare Basecamp, MeisterTask, and Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management

Pricing

 
Basecamp For Us
$29
per month
Basic
Free
Always
Project Professional (Project Managers)
$1,159.99
 
Basecamp With Clients
$79
per month
Business
€20.75
per user/month
Project Standard (Project Managers)
$589.99
 
Basecamp Big
$3,000
per year
Pro
€8.25
per user/month
Project Online Premium
$55
/User/Month
 
Project Online Professional
$30
/User/Month
 
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
MeisterTask
Basic
FreeAlways
Business
€20.75per user/month
Pro
€8.25per user/month
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
8.8
8.3
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.5
9.3
7.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
9.6
7.5
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.6
8.9
7.6
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.7
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
9.2
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.3
8.3
6.5
Meets Requirements
Basecamp
8.3
MeisterTask
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Ease of Use
Basecamp
8.5
MeisterTask
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.2
Ease of Setup
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Admin
Basecamp
8.6
MeisterTask
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Quality of Support
Basecamp
8.2
MeisterTask
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Product Direction (% positive)
Basecamp
7.3
MeisterTask
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.5

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Basecamp
8.9
MeisterTask
9.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.4
Due Dates
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.5
Task Prioritization
Basecamp
7.8
MeisterTask
8.7
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.2
To-Do Lists
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Comments
Basecamp
8.7
MeisterTask
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Documents and Uploads
Basecamp
8.6
MeisterTask
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Basecamp
6.8
MeisterTask
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.6
Calendar View
Basecamp
7.7
MeisterTask
7.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.3
Baselining / KPIs
Basecamp
6.9
MeisterTask
8.6
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Project Budgeting
Basecamp
6.8
MeisterTask
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Issue Tracking
Basecamp
7.6
MeisterTask
8.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Basecamp
7.9
MeisterTask
8.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Basecamp
7.2
MeisterTask
5.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
What-If Scenarios
Basecamp
7.1
MeisterTask
5.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Workflow
Basecamp
8.0
MeisterTask
7.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Request Management
Basecamp
7.8
MeisterTask
7.2
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Cost Tracking
Basecamp
6.9
MeisterTask
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
ROI and Forecasting
Basecamp
6.8
MeisterTask
4.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.6
Risk Analysis
Basecamp
6.9
MeisterTask
Not enough data available
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.5
Resource Management
Resource Database
Basecamp
7.8
MeisterTask
6.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Resource Allocation
Basecamp
7.7
MeisterTask
7.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Workload Capacity
Basecamp
7.9
MeisterTask
8.9
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
Time Tracking
Basecamp
7.6
MeisterTask
9.0
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1
Platform
Alerts
Basecamp
8.4
MeisterTask
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.7
Mobile
Basecamp
8.0
MeisterTask
9.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
6.9
User, Role, and Access Management
Basecamp
8.4
MeisterTask
9.1
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.9
API / Integrations
Basecamp
7.6
MeisterTask
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Reporting and Dashboards
Basecamp
7.9
MeisterTask
8.8
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.8
Customization
Basecamp
7.2
MeisterTask
8.3
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
7.4
Performance and Reliability
Basecamp
8.8
MeisterTask
9.4
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
8.1

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
50.6%
56.0%
24.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
31.7%
26.0%
27.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
17.7%
18.0%
48.1%
Basecamp
Small-Business
50.6%
Mid-Market
31.7%
Enterprise
17.7%
MeisterTask
Small-Business
56.0%
Mid-Market
26.0%
Enterprise
18.0%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Small-Business
24.7%
Mid-Market
27.2%
Enterprise
48.1%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
16.4%
Marketing and Advertising
9.6%
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
 
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Higher Education
8.2%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
 
Higher Education
6.3%
Computer Software
8.2%
Higher Education
5.0%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.1%
Religious Institutions
6.8%
Construction
4.7%
 
Computer Software
5.6%
Internet
6.8%
Computer Software
4.3%
 
Other
58.8%
Other
60.3%
Other
66.1%
Basecamp
Marketing and Advertising
16.4%
Information Technology and Services
6.8%
Higher Education
6.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
6.1%
Computer Software
5.6%
Other
58.8%
MeisterTask
Marketing and Advertising
9.6%
Higher Education
8.2%
Computer Software
8.2%
Religious Institutions
6.8%
Internet
6.8%
Other
60.3%
Microsoft Project & Portfolio Management
Information Technology and Services
14.6%
Hospital & Health Care
5.3%
Higher Education
5.0%
Construction
4.7%
Computer Software
4.3%
Other
66.1%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User in Internet

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

Aaron B.
User in Entertainment

The ability to customize each project and each category within the project. I can add sections in each category, if I want an Idea section I can add it, color code it and much more. This gives you the ability to make Meistertask anything you want it to be,...

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.

ana s.
Administrator

I had no problems using this tool I would say that my biggest drawback is that when you are going to designate a task, you have to choose a specific member of the work team or leave it labeled automatically as unassigned and then it is difficult to...

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 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.

MeisterTask
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Aaron B.
User in Entertainment

The ability to customize each project and each category within the project. I can add sections in each category, if I want an Idea section I can add it, color code it and much more. This gives you the ability to make Meistertask anything you want it to be,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
ana s.
Administrator

I had no problems using this tool I would say that my biggest drawback is that when you are going to designate a task, you have to choose a specific member of the work team or leave it labeled automatically as unassigned and then it is difficult to...

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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