About Hive

We help teams move faster. Hive is the world's first democratic project management platform. That means that our product is built by users, for users, via feedback on our Forum.

With flexible project layouts, native email, resourcing, group messaging, and file sharing, Hive connects all of your work seamlessly.

Join thousands of companies moving faster with Hive’s powerful project and process management software.

Pricing starting from:

US$12.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Hive

  • Extensive project views: Gantt charts, Kanban board, Team view, Label view, Portfolio view, Calendar view

  • Request forms, action and project templates, and recurring actions automate your work and save time

  • Group messaging and file integrations (Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box) connect all aspects of your work

  • Over 1,000 integrations available to connect to all the other tools you use

  • Time tracking and resourcing help track allocated resources
  • Business size

    S M L

    Deployment

    • Cloud-based
    • On-premise

    Markets

    Andorra, United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Albania, Armenia, Angola, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Aruba, Åland Islands, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Burkina Faso, Bulgaria, Bahrain, Burundi, Benin, Bermuda, Brunei, Bolivia, Brazil, Bahamas, Bhutan, Botswana, Belize, Canada, Congo - Kinshasa, Central African Republic, Congo - Brazzaville, Switzerland, Chile, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Czechia, Germany, Djibouti, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Algeria, Ecuador, Estonia, Egypt, Eritrea, Spain, Ethiopia, Finland, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gabon, United Kingdom, Grenada, Georgia, French Guiana, Guernsey, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Gambia, Guinea, Guadeloupe, Equatorial Guinea, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Hong Kong SAR China, Honduras, Croatia, Haiti, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Isle of Man, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Jamaica, Jordan, Japan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Comoros, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Korea, Kuwait, Cayman Islands, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lebanon, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Lesotho, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Latvia, Libya, Morocco, Monaco, Moldova, Montenegro, Saint Martin, Madagascar, North Macedonia, Mali, Myanmar (Burma), Mongolia, Macao SAR China, Martinique, Mauritania, Montserrat, Malta, Mauritius, Maldives, Malawi, Mexico, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Nicaragua, Netherlands, Norway, Nepal, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, Puerto Rico, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Paraguay, Qatar, Réunion, Romania, Serbia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Sudan, Sweden, Singapore, Saint Helena, Slovenia, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Slovakia, Sierra Leone, San Marino, Senegal, Somalia, Suriname, São Tomé and Príncipe, El Salvador, Syria, Eswatini, Turks and Caicos Islands, Chad, Togo, Thailand, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Trinidad and Tobago, Taiwan, Tanzania, Ukraine, Uganda, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Yemen, Mayotte, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Supported Languages

    English

    Pricing starting from:

    US$12.00/month

    • Free Version
    • Free Trial
    • Subscription

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    Hive Software - Hive has flexible project views including Gantt, Kanban, calendar, table, and portfolio view.
    Hive Software - The building blocks of Hive are action cards, which correspond to individual tasks that need to be completed.
    Hive Software - Choose workspace add-ons from Hive's App Store to make the most of your experience.
    Hive Software - Pull your Gmail or Outlook inbox into Hive with Hive Mail.
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    Hive Software - Hive has flexible project views including Gantt, Kanban, calendar, table, and portfolio view.
    Hive Software - The building blocks of Hive are action cards, which correspond to individual tasks that need to be completed.
    Hive Software - Choose workspace add-ons from Hive's App Store to make the most of your experience.
    Hive Software - Pull your Gmail or Outlook inbox into Hive with Hive Mail.
    Hive Software - Utilize Hive Notes to take real-time notes in meetings, set agendas, and assign next steps.

    Features

    Total features of Hive: 129

    • @mentions
    • API
    • Access Controls/Permissions
    • Activity Dashboard
    • Activity Tracking
    • Agile Methodologies
    • Alerts/Notifications
    • Approval Process Control
    • Assignment Management
    • Audit Trail
    • Backlog Management
    • Brainstorming
    • Budget Management
    • Business Process Automation
    • Calendar Management
    • Capacity Management
    • Charting
    • Chat/Messaging
    • Client Portal
    • Collaboration Tools
    • Color Codes/Icons
    • Commenting/Notes
    • Communication Management
    • Configurable Workflow
    • Content Management System (CMS) Software
    • Create Subtasks
    • Customizable Branding
    • Customizable Dashboard
    • Customizable Fields
    • Customizable Forms
    • Customizable Reports
    • Customizable Templates
    • Dashboard Software
    • Data Import/Export
    • Deadline Management
    • Dependency Tracking
    • Discussions / Forums
    • Document Management Software
    • Document Storage
    • Drag & Drop
    • Email Management Software
    • Email-to-Task Conversion
    • File Management
    • File Sharing Software
    • File Transfer
    • Forms Management
    • Gantt/Timeline View
    • Goal Setting / Tracking
    • Idea Management Software
    • Import Tasks
    • Issue Management
    • KPI Monitoring
    • Kanban Board
    • Live Chat Software
    • Meeting Management
    • Messaging
    • Milestone Tracking
    • Mobile Access
    • Multi-Department/Project
    • Multi-board
    • Multiple Projects
    • Parent Task
    • Percent-Complete Tracking
    • Planning Tools
    • Portfolio Management
    • Prioritization
    • Product Roadmapping
    • Productivity Analysis
    • Progress Reports
    • Progress Tracking
    • Project Management Software
    • Project Planning Software
    • Project Planning/Scheduling
    • Project Scheduling
    • Project Templates
    • Project Time Tracking
    • Project Tracking Software
    • Project Workflow
    • Projections
    • Real Time Data
    • Real Time Editing
    • Real Time Notifications
    • Real Time Reporting
    • Real-time Updates
    • Recurring Tasks
    • Reminders
    • Remote Access/Control
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Reporting/Analytics
    • Reporting/Project Tracking
    • Request Management
    • Resource Management Software
    • Resource Scheduling
    • Risk Management Software
    • Roadmapping
    • Role-Based Permissions
    • Search/Filter
    • Single Sign On Software
    • Skills Tracking
    • Spreadsheet View
    • Sprint Planning
    • Status Tracking
    • Strategic Planning Software
    • Supports Scrum
    • Tagging
    • Task Board View
    • Task Editing/Updating
    • Task Management Software
    • Task Planning
    • Task Progress Tracking
    • Task Scheduling
    • Task Tagging
    • Team Management Software
    • Template Management
    • Templates
    • Testing/QA Management
    • Third Party Integrations
    • Time & Expense Tracking
    • Time Tracking Software
    • Timeline Management
    • To-Do List
    • Traditional Methodologies
    • Version Control
    • Video Chat
    • Video Conferencing Software
    • Visual Workflow Management
    • Visualization
    • Workflow Configuration
    • Workflow Management Software

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    Reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5
    (161)
    Value for Money
    4.5/5
    Features
    4.4/5
    Ease of Use
    4.5/5
    Customer Support Software
    4.5/5

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    Robert
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    • Industry: Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    The Only Project Management Software with the Features I need

    Reviewed on 2019-08-27

    Pros

    Hive is the only project management software that is cloud collaborative, has infinite sub tasks, and Gantt charts so it was an easy choice. Also it is not Microsoft Project so I don't have to deal with their insane billing methods.

    Chatting inside tasks or letting task owners turn sub tasks into their own projects is great. Everyone can keep up with who is working on what and who needs help or what is holding up the project. Sign in and billing is super easy.

    Support is extremely reactive when I have questions. There is a bunch of stats on task completion that I don't use, but look useful.

    Cons

    The mobile app has significantly reduced functionality compared to desktop.

    Alternatives Considered

    Smartsheet

    Reasons for Choosing Hive

    Hive is even more user-friendly, easier to use as a forum for communication and a great price too.

    Switched From

    Smartsheet

    Reasons for Switching to Hive

    Hive was the only option with the collaborative features and task organization that I wanted.
    Sadie
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Thank you Hive for making our business run seamlessly!

    Reviewed on 2019-09-04

    Hive has made communication between our company's team easy. Now, we don't have to constantly call...

    Hive has made communication between our company's team easy. Now, we don't have to constantly call each other, have follow-up meetings, and walk into each other's offices. We can simply log into Hive and see who is doing what. We know when things are due and what needs to be done next. Because of Hive communication is easy so we can focus on getting jobs done for clients and getting them done on time.

    Pros

    Hive is ridiculously user friendly. I like most how our team can collaborate on different tasks and we all know who is doing what and when. We also know when everything is due and what is to be done next. It makes communication and completing tasks practically effortless. Now we can focus less on the lists and to-do's because of Hive; now, we have more time to focus on actually completing the tasks themselves. Because of Hive, we can get jobs completed for customers on time. I also really like the time clock feature, where we can log our hours for different tasks and clients. Plus, anytime I have questions or troubles, the Hive customer support team is right there, ready to help. I can't rave about Hive enough.

    Cons

    I honestly have nothing that I least like about this software. It's an amazing product that myself and our company uses every day.

    Sudhir
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    • Industry: Construction
    • Company size: 51-200 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Value for Money
    • Ease of Use
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    An effective collaborative tool for managing projects and tasks in detail

    Reviewed on 2022-06-21

    As a result of Hive's unique workflow planning and management software suite, the team was able to...

    As a result of Hive's unique workflow planning and management software suite, the team was able to keep track of all the details and monitor all the tasks, as well as raise the attention on due dates and priorities by each team member and clients on a regular basis.

    Pros

    Hive allows the development of the team's capabilities to follow up on all projects on one system, as it provides us with enough flexibility to display different information in detail about all our projects independently or at once. Hive, through its capabilities to promote effective communication between team members, enables them to be familiar with all the details of workflow plans and also all the requirements of different tasks. I like in Hive the ease of preparing work schedules, and also the automatic update of the start and end dates of activities, and it is equipped with several views, enabling you to get a distinct view of work programs. Hive enables you through the project dashboard to know all the information you need, and also for each member of the team to know the tasks to be followed up and the dates for closing them.

    Cons

    Not a lot of complications, Hive is very easy to use and all members can do their jobs directly through it. I just find that Hive needs more automation, especially with regard to updating the start and end dates of missions, also some improvements must be added with regard to search options, because in the current situation we cannot reach accurate results.

    Jeff
    Overall rating
    • Industry: Environmental Services
    • Company size: 11-50 Employees
    • Used Daily for Free Trial
    • Review Source

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    • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

    Close But Not Quite

    Reviewed on 2019-09-17

    Timely response to chat logs. It would be a great product if the e-mail integration actually added...

    Timely response to chat logs. It would be a great product if the e-mail integration actually added value to ones workflow.

    Pros

    Intuitive, easy to navigate. Many useful features you would expect with a project collaboration tool.

    Cons

    Gmail attachments make into to the HIVE e-mail interface only about half of the time. Of those that do make it into HIVE about 65% must be downloaded rather than simply read. Hive will read a g.doc via Drive but all other attachments must be downloaded. If you create an action from the Hive e-mail and want to work on the documents that are attached, you would have to download and reattach the the documents to the action card. That renders HIVE e-mail integration about useless if you get a lot of e-mails with attachments. For me Hive is a no go for that reason. But, also because only half of the attachments even make into Hive to begin with.

    Alternatives Considered

    monday.com and Asana

    Reasons for Choosing Hive

    ?? I switched.

    Reasons for Switching to Hive

    I am not choosing Hive.
    Jennifer
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    • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
    • Company size: 2-10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Fantastic Project Management Tool for Agencies

    Reviewed on 2022-05-07

    Pros

    The intuitive nature of Hive's functionality makes it easy for anyone to use and to quick to onboard and learn. The ability to move between different views allows users to the program in their favorite mode. Once you've set up templates it makes building cadenced projects even more simple.

    Cons

    I would love to see the ability to quote jobs added to Hive - it would help eliminate another program we use at the Agency.

    Alternatives Considered

    monday.com

    Reasons for Choosing Hive

    Hive was built by Agencies for Agencies and has better functions needed specifically by Agencies.

    Switched From

    Asana

    Reasons for Switching to Hive

    Monday was too complicated.
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    Hive FAQs

    Below are some frequently asked questions for Hive.

    Hive offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$12.00/month View Pricing Plans
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    14-day free trial, no credit card required. Hive Teams: $12/user/month when paid annually (or $16/user/month when paid monthly) with add-ons available. Hive Solo: Free forever for teams up to 2 people. Enterprise: Custom pricing plans available upon request. A discount is provided to nonprofits.

    Hive has the following typical customers:

    2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

    Hive supports the following languages:

    English

    Hive supports the following devices:

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

    Hive integrates with the following applications:

    ActiveCampaign, Box, Dropbox Business, FreshBooks, Freshdesk, GitHub, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Workspace, Harvest, Intercom, Jira, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Pipedrive, Salesforce Sales Cloud, Slack, Zapier, Zendesk, Zoom Meetings

    Hive offers the following support options:

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

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