Published 3 Feb 2023

The 10 Best Project Management Software for 2023

Choose from the Top 10 project management software today

What is Project Management Software?

Project management software is a digital tool used by project managers to assign tasks, schedule activities, track progress, and monitor resources. It helps teams plan for projects and manage dependencies to ensure that all projects are completed on time. Some project management apps also help in project execution and monitoring through collaboration and reporting features that are accessible on mobile.

Comparison Table

Here’s a project management software comparison table to help you choose the right one for you, your team, and your business based on the availability of a free version, the lowest paid plan pricing, and how long the free trial of the lowest paid plan lasts.

Software

Free Version

Lowest Paid Plan Pricing

Free Trial

SafetyCulture (iAuditor)

Yes

$19/user/month

30 days

SHEQSY

Yes

$6.95/user/month

30 days

GanttPRO

None

$7.99/user/month

14 days

Trello

Yes

$5/user/month

Only for higher priced plan

LiquidPlanner

Yes

$15/user/month

Only for higher priced plan

ProofHub

None

$45 for 1-5 users/month

14 days

Jira

Yes

$7.50/user/month

7 days

Basecamp

Yes

$99 for unlimited users/month

30 days

Airtable

Yes

$10/user/month

Only for higher priced plan

Zoho Projects

Yes

$4/user/month

10 days

Project management apps (available on mobile): SafetyCulture (iAuditor), SHEQSY, GanttPRO, Trello, ProofHub, Jira, Basecamp, Airtable, and Zoho Projects
Project management software for small business (free version can accommodate 10 users): SafetyCulture (iAuditor), Trello, Jira, and Basecamp

What is the Best Software for Project Management?

Below is a list of the best software for project management based on industry and/or use-case:

  • Best for Construction and High-Risk Industries: SafetyCulture (iAuditor)
  • Best for Lone Workers: SHEQSY
  • Best for Design, Media, and Advertising: GanttPRO
  • Best for Information Technology (IT): Trello
  • Best for Financial Services: ProofHub
  • Best for DevOps and Agile Teams: Jira
  • Best for Legal and Consulting: Basecamp
  • Best for Content Production: Airtable
  • Best for Product Development: LiquidPlanner
  • Best for Education and Training: Zoho Projects

SafetyCulture staff writer

Erick Brent Francisco

Erick Brent Francisco is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture since 2018. As a content specialist, he is interested in learning and sharing how technology can improve work processes and workplace safety. His experience in logistics, banking and financial services, and retail helps enrich the quality of information in his articles.

Erick Brent Francisco is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture since 2018. As a content specialist, he is interested in learning and sharing how technology can improve work processes and workplace safety. His experience in logistics, banking and financial services, and retail helps enrich the quality of information in his articles.

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