Here’s what actual buyers are saying

Celoxis rates higher in user adoption than Microsoft Project

Celoxis outperforms Microsoft Project in quality of support

Celoxis has more capabilities at a lower price than Microsoft Project

Microsoft Project requires more time to ROI than Celoxis

Celoxis rates higher than Microsoft Project for ease of use

Microsoft Project requires more time to go live than Celoxis

Sources: GetApp | G2Crowd | Gartner

Let’s look at the facts

  Project Planning

Project Scheduling in Celoxis closely mimics the Microsoft Project paradigm for a seamless sync and overall organizational adoption. Celoxis is the best MS Project alternative to offer the scheduling experience.

CeloxisMS Project
Interactive Gantt chart
Multiple resources per task
Allocate resources in hours instead of %
Advanced scheduling
FS, FF, SF & SS predecessor types
Inter-project dependencies
Critical Path
Recurring Tasks

  Project Tracking

Celoxis helps you monitor how your projects are progressing so that you can identify potential problems and take corrective action. With built-in tracking tools for schedules, costs and effort tracking, you can track how much of the project has been completed to date and how much still needs to be completed. Celoxis helps you manage all aspects of projects from a central place and stay informed at all times. Celoxis project tracking capabilities are better than any Microsoft Project alternative.

CeloxisMS Project
Tracking Dashboards
Intelligent health indicators
Request an update from resources in one click
Track planned vs. actual - dates, hours and cost
Baselines and EVA
Change-request tracking
Log time and updates via email
Email alerts of important events

MS Project Alternative for Mac OS X

Looking for an alternative to Microsoft Project for Mac? Look no further. You do not have to wait for Microsoft Project to add OSX support. Celoxis works smoothly and out of the box on Mac OS with no plugins or additional software. So you can get started right away and start creating impressive project plans!

  Project Financials

Celoxis offers efficient project financial management capabilities to prevent any surprises and keep profit margins in check. You get real-time visibility into budget spends and receivables across projects and portfolios. With Celoxis, you get real-time insights for tighter financial control. Celoxis project accounting capabilities outshine all Microsoft Project alternatives as well!

CeloxisMS Project
Cost estimation
Cost tracking & forecasting
Revenue estimation
Revenue tracking & forecasting
Flexible billing models
Milestone-based billing
Track KPIs like cashflow, profit & margin

  Portfolio Management (PPM)

Integrated Portfolio Management in Celoxis makes it a one-stop-shop for managing complex portfolios. Not other Microsoft Project competitor even comes close to capabilities that Celoxis has to offer.

CeloxisMS Project
Project request queue
Project prioritization
Demand management
Portfolio analysis
Portfolio dashboards

  Resource Management

Celoxis provides robust resource management capabilities including an interactive cross-project workload chart.

CeloxisMS Project
Resources in different locations or shifts
Holidays and exceptions
Reporting manager
Virtual users
Support for external consultants
Cross-project workload chart
Planned vs. actual utilization
Job roles
Capacity planning


Microsoft Project does not provide out-of-the-box collaboration capabilities and needs integration with collaboration tools like Skype, Yammer and SharePoint. Celoxis is your online project collaboration software. From project discussions and @mentions to file sharing and document versioning, it offers you the exact set of project collaboration tools to increase productivity, reduce costs and improve collaborative efforts. With free client collaboration capabilities, clients become de facto contributors to project success.

CeloxisMS Project
@ mentions
Comment on tasks, issues and other work items
File attachments
Version control
Online discussions
Client portal
Participate via email

  Time Tracking

CeloxisMS Project
Weekly timesheets
Inbuilt timers
Log time via email
Log time for another user
Incomplete timesheets automation
Multi-level approval workflow
Automatic approvals
1-Click approvals

  Risk Management

CeloxisMS Project
Organization & project risk registers
Qualify risks
Custom risk parameters
Risk assesment
Escalation rules

  Issue & Bug Tracking

CeloxisMS Project
Customizable workflow
Escalation rules
Log time
Kanban view

  Expense Tracking

CeloxisMS Project
Billable and non-billable expenses
Custom expense codes
Online approval
File attachments to expenses (e.g. Receipts)
Reimbursible flag

  Analytics & Reporting

With Celoxis, derive powerful and actionable real-time insights across projects without any add-ins or extensions.

CeloxisMS Project
Cross-project reporting
Dynamic filters
Drill-down charts
Reporting on custom fields including formula fields.
Trend charts
Automatically email reports


Celoxis provides deeper integrations and a flexible, web-based API to connect the dots and unify your business.

CeloxisMS Project
Microsoft Project
Microsoft Excel
Google Drive
Quick Books Online
Single Sign-On


CeloxisMS Project
Role-based permissions
Project-level overrides


CeloxisMS Project
Cloud (SaaS)


Microsoft Project

$ 55

Monthly/User (Annual Subscription)

Celoxis’ implementation of the Microsoft Project paradigm is the closest and the best I have seen. Celoxis can effortlessly handle and load large project plans with thousands of tasks and subtasks without choking up. Celoxis is a powerful PMO solution that can be used to facilitate and strengthen the project management processes of any organization.

Michael Misha
Michael Milshtein, Director of Engineering and Development, SweetRush Inc.

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