About Backlog

Backlog is an all-in-one project management tool for developers and their teams with capabilities such as issue tracking, version control and wiki on a single platform. Core features include projects, burndown charts, Gantt charts, issues, watchlists, subtasking, comment threads, file sharing and bug tracking. The platform is intuitive for non-developers and can be accessed while on the go via mobile app for Android and iOS.

Backlog helps users prioritize and manage tasks within projects through collaboration across teams and to-do lists, while tracking overall progress. Users can communicate project updates, discuss plans, and submit work requests to teams, and securely share files, from legal documents to web design work. Backlog helps keep users up to date on overall project status and provides cumulative summaries and individual milestone tracking.

Backlog automatically generates and updates Gantt charts in real time to help with project planning, allowing users to slice and dice charts by assignee, milestone or category, and export to Excel. Version control features provide web-based, Git and Subversion repositories for engineering and design teams with no installation required. Built-in features include custom fields, user permissions, email integration, and wiki for creating meeting notes, project plans, and product requirements.

Backlog enables project management while on the go with its mobile app for iOS and Android that allows users to keep track of issue changes and comments, and get mobile alerts and notifications anywhere.

Key benefits of Backlog

  • Track bugs and projects on one platform: Helpful for clients and non-technical teams to report bugs.

  • Keep tasks organized: Task management with parent and child issues, task assignees, and comment threads.

  • Collaborate on code: Backlog provides Git and Subversion repositories as well as a web-based repository browser with no installation required.

  • See it all: Watch projects as they progress with automatically generated Gantt and burndown charts. Track changes with Git and Subversion repositories.

  • Stay in the loop: Activity feeds and watchlists help keep an eye on relevant work and deadlines.

  • Devices

    Business size

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    Markets

    Australia, Canada, Japan, United States

    Supported Languages

    English, Japanese

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    Gantt charts are automatically generated and updated in real time to reflect all project information
    Version control with Git and Subversion repositories
    Keep updated on overall project status with a cumulative summary of all issue status as well as individual milestones status
    Track changes in source code with SVN and Git hosting, private Git repository, and more
    Keep track of issue changes and comments, and be alerted of backlog notifications
    The dashboard provides an at a glance view at projects, issues and recent updates
    Project manage on the go with iOS and Android mobile apps
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    Features

    Total features of Backlog: 106

    • @mentions
    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Approval Process Control
    • Assessment Management
    • Assignment Management
    • Audit Trail
    • Authentication Software
    • Backlog Management
    • Bug Tracking Software
    • Bug/Issue Capture
    • Burndown Charts
    • Charting
    • Code Repository Integration
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Commenting / Notes
    • Communication Management
    • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
    • Create Subtasks
    • Customizable Dashboard
    • Customizable Fields
    • Customizable Templates
    • Dashboard Software
    • Data Import/Export
    • Deadline Management
    • Discussions / Forums
    • Document Generation Software
    • Document Management Software
    • Document Storage
    • Drag & Drop
    • Due Date Tracking
    • Email Management Software
    • Email-to-Task Conversion
    • Employee Activity Monitoring
    • Feedback Management
    • File Management
    • File Sharing Software
    • Gantt/Timeline View
    • Idea Management Software
    • Ideation / Crowdsourcing
    • Import Tasks
    • Issue Management
    • Issue Scheduling
    • Issue Tracking Software
    • Kanban Board
    • Knowledge Base Management
    • Milestone Tracking
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-board
    • Multiple Projects
    • No-Code
    • Notes Management
    • Parent Task
    • Percent-Complete Tracking
    • Prioritization
    • Product Roadmapping
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Management Software
    • Project Planning Software
    • Project Planning/Scheduling
    • Project Scheduling
    • Projections
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Editing
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real-time Updates
    • Recurring Issues
    • Recurring Tasks
    • Release Planning
    • Remote Access/Control
    • Remote Support Software
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Reporting/Project Tracking
    • Request Management
    • Requirements Review
    • Resource Management Software
    • Roadmapping
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • SSL Security
    • Search/Filter
    • Status Tracking
    • Summary Reports
    • Supports Agile
    • Supports Scrum
    • Surveys & Feedback
    • Task Board View
    • Task Editing/Updating
    • Task Management Software
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Task Scheduling
    • Task Tagging
    • Team Management Software
    • Testing/QA Management
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Ticket Management
    • To-Do List
    • Traditional Methodologies
    • Version Control
    • Visual Workflow Management
    • Visualization
    • Wiki
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management Software

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5
    (76)
    Value for Money
    4.3/5
    Features
    4.3/5
    Ease of Use
    4.5/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.4/5

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    Ivan B.
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    backlog.com better than many "Goliath" systems

    Reviewed on 2018-10-30

    We use backlog.com as overall tracking and project management tool for our projects, support tasks...

    We use backlog.com as overall tracking and project management tool for our projects, support tasks and maintenance activities that we provide to our customer. We selected backlog.com after evaluating many other tools (like Jira, Pivotal tracker etc.) and backlog.com became the clear winner. Why ? Because this tool combine together the best features of all other tool while still being neat and straightforward. Backlog.com has been proving it at our daily use for 1 year approximately. Well done. Thank you.

    Pros

    neat design supporting easy of use
    all necessary functions available on-click
    excellent for agile approach
    clear and easy administration of projects, people etc.
    integration with email and MS Excel (exports)
    subtasking
    no-time to get started and leverage the tool by users
    fast and responsive design
    standalone application for iOS

    Cons

    nothing essential
    maybe more storage space included in plans
    better numbering of subtasks (to include number of parent issue)

    Akhilesh M.
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    • Industry: Telecommunications
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Backlog has your back!

    Reviewed on 2020-05-02

    The product is clutter-free and any features that are added have simple use cases and helps in...

    The product is clutter-free and any features that are added have simple use cases and helps in easier implementation. A good user interface to avoid daily hassles involved in bug/defect reporting daily as a tester.

    Pros

    Bug identification and creation have never been simpler. Its unique way to describe and categorize the issue at hand is well sorted and makes for a clean and understandable user experience.

    Cons

    There might be issues that are created and assigned by parts and during bug/defect identification and creation, assigning these bugs should have an option to assign multiple members instead of single-member.

    Đặng H.
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    • Industry: Computer Software
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 3.0 /10

    Backlog need to be changed and improved

    Reviewed on 2019-02-11

    Sorry but the truth is inconvenience for me. I hope Backlog can do more for me and my project.
    I...

    Sorry but the truth is inconvenience for me. I hope Backlog can do more for me and my project.
    I can't have the statistics I want at Home, I can't see overall my project ...
    I Hope Backlog can be developed and help us more in the future.

    Pros

    The color of issue can be changed, I can customize the characteristics of issue for each project.

    Cons

    when I filter all issue of project , it shows parents issue and sub-issue. If I click on the arrow, which is head of parent issue, Backlog shows all of sub-issue of that parent issue, which are showed before. So many issues are showed twice. It can make me confused.
    I think Backlog shoud list parent issue and issue has no parent issue. About issue has parent issue, you can hide and when user click on the arrow, it can be showed.
    Thank you

    Yongjin L.
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    • Industry: Internet
    • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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    • Ease of Use
    • Customer Support Software
    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    A fan of Backlog

    Reviewed on 2020-10-20

    using for issue tracking, and regular meeting agenda / minutes at WIKI space.

    using for issue tracking, and regular meeting agenda / minutes at WIKI space.

    Pros

    The best tool with easy UI for users, and comparatively reasonable price!

    Cons

    Not sure how to backup all the contents and versioning if I should move to another platform.

    Miguel F.
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    Overall rating

    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Well designed and extremely easy to use

    Reviewed on 2018-12-18

    Tracking software issues across a dispersed organization. Worked great!

    Tracking software issues across a dispersed organization. Worked great!

    Pros

    Intuitive software that you can use without instruction. Upon sign-on immediately see what has recently happened and easy to click on items needing your attention. Great way to organize and collaborate on issues with a diverse team in different locations.

    Cons

    Not much I didn't like. Perhaps the ability to add a custom field or a more fine-grained priority field (Low, Medium, High) so as to make sure people are looking next at the most pressing issue.

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    Backlog offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$35.00/month
    • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    Free forever plan for 10 users Starter: $29.2 per month, billed annually or $35 per month, billed monthly Standard: $83.3 per month, billed annually or $100 per month, billed monthly Premium: $145.8 per month, billed annually or $175 per month, billed monthly

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    Backlog has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

    Backlog supports the following languages:

    English, Japanese

    Backlog supports the following devices:

    Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

    Backlog integrates with the following applications:

    Cacoo, Jira, LambdaTest, Microsoft Excel, Redmine, Slack

    Backlog offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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