TaskJuggler – project management software

TaskJuggler is a modern and powerful Open Source project management tool. Using Taskjuggler’s powerful filtering and reporting algorithms you can create task lists, resource usage tables, status reports, project calendars and project accounting statements.

Instead of clicking through hundreds of dialog boxes, a Taskjuggler project is specified in a simple text format. Simply list all your tasks and their dependencies. The resulting schedule is then presented as a GANTT chart, Table, HTML, XML or CSV report, so that the user can visualize their entries. The software also produces Pert charts.

Its approach to project planning and tracking is more flexible and superior to the commonly used Gantt chart editing tools. It has already been successfully used in many projects and scales easily to projects with hundreds of resources and thousands of tasks.

Features include:

  • Simple installation.
  • Manages tasks, resources and costs in one package.
  • Automatic resource leveling, tasks conflict resolutions, and task filtering.
  • Comprehensive and flexible views and reports so you can find the information you need when you need it.
  • Build-in templates to get you started (you can also save your own schedules as templates for future use).
  • Project tracking and status reporting.
  • Built-in web server for dynamic and interactive reports.
  • Graphical User Interface to conveniently edit your projects, view and generate Gantt charts and reports.
  • Unlimited number of scenarios (baselines) of same project for what-if analysis.
  • CSV data export for exchange with Office Suites.
  • Risk analysis.
  • Project breakdown and management team support.
  • Flexible working hours and vacation handling.
  • Support for shift working.
  • Multiple time zone support.
  • Tasks may have initial costs, finishing costs.
  • Resources may have running costs.
  • Support for profit/loss analysis.
  • HTML and XML report generation.
  • iCalendar export for data exchange with calendar applications.
  • Powerful project description syntax with macro support.
  • Support for central resource allocation database.
  • Generation of iCal files for data exchange with standard productivity tools.
  • Support for shift working.
  • Multiple time zone support.
  • Comprehensive leave management.
  • Use TaskJuggler as a To-do list manager.
  • Support for project management teams and revision control.

Website: taskjuggler.org
Support: User Manual
Developer: Chris Schläger, Klaas Freitag, Remo Behn, Philippe Midol-Monnet, Lukas Tinkl
License: GNU GPL v2

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