About Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects is a cloud based project management software with over 200,000 customers worldwide. It helps you plan your projects, and execute them with perfection.

With Projects, you can assign tasks easily, communicate effectively with both your team and clients, be informed on all project updates, get detailed reports on work progress and deliver projects on time, everytime.

With a ton of customization capabilities and features such as Gantt Charts, Blueprints and Time sheets, Zoho Projects is a full-fledged project management tool which caters to the business needs of companies of all sizes and industries.

With a wide range of in-house and third-party integrations, Projects is one of the most integrated project management tools available and can be a perfect fit for your work ecosystem.

Pricing starting from:

US$5.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects, one of the best web based project management and collaboration tools, includes an issue tracking software that allows teams to collaborate and get projects done faster.

With Zoho Projects users can post their work status and project members can chat with each other. The Project Feed helps all team members get immediate updates about the current status of their project. Users easily can keep all content organized and accessible by centrally posting files and easily creating a project web page or documentation.

Create project files directly on a browser, without any need to install additional software. Upload Microsoft Office, Open Office, Star Office, AutoCad, Photoshop, ZIP files and any other kind of document, that can also be associated to a specific task, bug or project.

Zoho Projects' Bug Tracking module is a powerful issue submission software with which users can define a structure and organize how bugs are to be handled.

Users can customize their own interface by using Zoho Projects' WYSIWYG configuration options.

Keep track of your projects on the go with Zoho Projects' mobile apps available for iOS and Android.

Devices

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Markets

United Arab Emirates, Australia, Canada, China, Germany and 12 others, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, United States, South Africa

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch and 13 others, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Pricing starting from:

US$5.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Zoho Projects Software - Looks that matter - A refreshing UI that supports multiple themes, including an eye-catching dark mode.
Zoho Projects Software - Task Automation with Blueprint - Map out your entire workflow with no code as flowcharts. Automate your tasks and notifications and set approval criteria with blueprint.
Zoho Projects Software - Inbuilt Issue Tracker - You can log, organize, track, and fix any problems. Features such as status and workflow, can be customized to suit the exact needs of your project.
Zoho Projects Software - Intuitive Gantt Charts - Say what, say who, say when. And done. Zoho Projects' Gantt chart comes feature loaded with advanced operations such as Critical path and Baseline.
Zoho Projects Software - Drag, Drop and Done - A view of your tasks as cards placed along columns. Helps you identify bottlenecks and reorganize quickly using drag and drop.
Zoho Projects Software - A quick pulse of all your work - The Portfolio dashboard, is a compact overview of all the work that's been happening across projects with widgets that address the project level timeline, status, ownership, budget health, and clients.
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Zoho Projects Software - Looks that matter - A refreshing UI that supports multiple themes, including an eye-catching dark mode. Zoho Projects Software - Task Automation with Blueprint - Map out your entire workflow with no code as flowcharts. Automate your tasks and notifications and set approval criteria with blueprint. Zoho Projects Software - Inbuilt Issue Tracker - You can log, organize, track, and fix any problems. Features such as status and workflow, can be customized to suit the exact needs of your project. Zoho Projects Software - Intuitive Gantt Charts - Say what, say who, say when. And done. Zoho Projects' Gantt chart comes feature loaded with advanced operations such as Critical path and Baseline. Zoho Projects Software - Drag, Drop and Done - A view of your tasks as cards placed along columns. Helps you identify bottlenecks and reorganize quickly using drag and drop. Zoho Projects Software - A quick pulse of all your work - The Portfolio dashboard, is a compact overview of all the work that's been happening across projects with widgets that address the project level timeline, status, ownership, budget health, and clients.

Features

Total features of Zoho Projects: 128

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  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Workflow
  • Assignment Management
  • Bar Chart
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budget Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Bug Tracking Software
  • 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
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Create Subtasks
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Dashboard Software
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization Software
  • Deadline Management
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Discussions / Forums
  • Document Generation Software
  • Document Management Software
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management Software
  • Email-to-Task Conversion
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Scheduling Software
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Management
  • File Sharing Software
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Idea Management Software
  • Import Tasks
  • Invoice Management
  • Issue Management
  • Issue Scheduling
  • Issue Tracking Software
  • Kanban Board
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Live Chat Software
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile App
  • Mobile Time Tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Department/Project
  • Multiple Billing Rates
  • Multiple Projects
  • Notes Management
  • Online Time Tracking Software
  • Overtime Calculation
  • Parent Task
  • Percent-Complete Tracking
  • Planning Tools
  • Portfolio Management
  • Prioritization
  • 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 Editing
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real-time Updates
  • Recurring Issues
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Reimbursement Management
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • Resource Allocation & Planning
  • Resource Management Software
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Status Tracking
  • Summary Reports
  • Tagging
  • Task Board View
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management Software
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Team Chat
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Testing/QA Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking Software
  • Time Tracking by Client
  • Time Tracking by Project
  • Timeline Management
  • Timer
  • Timesheet Management
  • To-Do List
  • Traditional Methodologies
  • Vacation/Leave Tracking
  • Version Control
  • Video Conferencing Software
  • Workflow Management Software

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5
(237)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.0/5
Customer Support Software
4.1/5

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Prathamesh M.
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  • Industry: Apparel & Fashion
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Excellent tool for task management

Reviewed on 2020-10-12

My overall experience is great with Zoho projects, it works fine if given the right technology...

My overall experience is great with Zoho projects, it works fine if given the right technology support. In past three years we have done multiple updates and customization on Zoho projects and they have worked well for us. I personally would recommend Zoho projects to others to built a very good project management tracking system.

Pros

Zoho projects has been part of our organization from past 3 years. It is a very useful tool for project management. It has high importance in task management especially in tracking down deliverable in kanban projects. The user interface is very friendly and the dashboard is highly interactive. Milestones can be easily set and can be tracked throughout its completing period. Project lags, time delays, and bottlenecks can be identified easily in the system. This tool also helps to manage teams and individual tasks assigned to each person. Notifications can be enabled to track individual performances. Overall, this tool is multi-purpose tool that can perform wide range of tasks.

Cons

Zoho projects are hard to customize. Its scalability is very limited to certain tasks. It is good in project management, but it fails to provide a communication channel between people. Chat windows lag a lot between communication and real time forums take lot of time to update. Zoho requires high internet bandwidth, slow internet creates problem with updates and Zoho starts lagging. Multi user portal has also lot of issues. Even multi user portal is a common feature. The feature creates issues with file sharing. It takes lot of time for file transfers.

Jaideep T.
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  • Industry: Financial Services Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Great online collaborative project management tools with feature you have always wanted

Reviewed on 2019-10-24

While I have not used the customer support for Zoho Projects extensively, all of the other Zoho...

While I have not used the customer support for Zoho Projects extensively, all of the other Zoho tools that I use have an extensive Knowledge Base, very active public forum where people respond quickly, in-built live-chat to chat with a customer service representative, and plenty of videos on YouTube to learn different aspects of the software.

Pros

Zoho Projects has the following features - no restrictions on number of projects you can create. Easy to switch between projects in the same online interface vs managing multiple files. Ability to create workflow automations that trigger on event based activities, which enables standardization of processes. Ability to share projects with outside vendors/project participants and improve the collaborative nature of Project management.

Cons

More flexibility on making the user interface more compact (like Excel or MSP). Current interface is well spaced, but some users may like a more compact view. More simplified Gantt Charts that help us understand progress and dependencies. Ability to export projects to Excel for sharing with others we can't/don't want to bring on to Zoho projects

Alternatives Considered

Asana and Trello

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects is well suited for corporates who want to make project management a more collaborative tool rather than a PM managed tool. It's well suited for startups where founders/co-founders come from large corporate settings and prefer to use comprehensive project management tools over new age tools like Asana and Trello. Its well suited for those who appreciate the importance of dependencies between tasks and want to build and track comprehensive plans for their projects.
Michael L.
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  • Industry: Food & Beverages
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Zoho Projects - A Good Solution for Small Businesses

Reviewed on 2021-09-21

Overall, I have been very satisfied using Zoho Projects. Since I am using the free version, it is...

Overall, I have been very satisfied using Zoho Projects. Since I am using the free version, it is very economical. When my business grows, I will without a doubt upgrade so that I can add more users and projects.

Pros

The free version is very full-featured and easy to use. I use Zoho Projects every day with another co-worker across two projects and it words great. We mostly use it for task management.

Cons

I wish that there was a better connection between ZOHO Begin and ZOHO Projects.

Alternatives Considered

Microsoft Project and monday.com

Reasons for Choosing Zoho Projects

I was looking for a project management solution that had features that were missing from Basecamp but was not more expensive.

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Projects

I was already using other Zoho products so I liked the idea of choosing a project management solution that was in the same family of products that I was already using.
Amy W.
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  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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Do not get Zoho Projects!

Reviewed on 2018-01-03

Terrible.

Terrible.

Pros

There is very little, if anything about this product that is likable. I guess, if pushed, I would say the calendar feature and the forum features are interesting but by no means makes up for the lack of features overall of Zoho Project. We are a small to medium business that recently, and regrettably, transitioned from Harvest to Zoho. There is quite a gap in pricing between the two platforms but you get what you pay for, mainly how many users you have. Zoho Project feels more like a bata test platform, then an actual product that should be live and used by any business. If you are doing very basic project management, like planning a wedding or a home renovation this tool would be good for you. But why would you pay for it when you can get any template on-line for free. The only other "pros" I could manage to list is their support. They have a help representative chat feature which is good and they are responsive. Unfortunately for them and mean most of it was used to inform me that "that feature is currently not available". Overall go with Harvest!

Cons

Does not integrate with Quickbooks. Can not add basic client contact information. Can't view all invoices that are due or in draft form (they force you to use another one of their clunky platforms). The Zoho Dashboard is terribly unhelpful and uninformative. You can not run basic reports like; time reports for team members across projects, expenses, invoiced projects, etc. You can't even simply alphabetize Client Users, so as you add clients they are sorted by when you entered them, only. You can only export information in one format and the reports provide very little (helpful) information; for example if you want to export your Clients. The report that is generated only provides the internal Client ID#, Name, User Name, Email Address, Role, Invoice. It does not provide State/End Dates, what Projects are associated with Clients, any Budget information, and so on, and so on. Invoice, Expense, and Time information are shown and available only through each individual Project. You can not see all invoices due, total amounts out standing, or time sheets across Projects and Clients. You are forced to click into each individual project to access that information and once again, the reports you are able to generate are very limited. I could go on about all the "cons" associated with Zoho Project but I don't have time.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Design
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Zoho Projects has a lot of tools for its price. But it tries a little bit too much.

Reviewed on 2021-07-02

As a project director of an office with 15 people designing it has helped me a lot to organize...

As a project director of an office with 15 people designing it has helped me a lot to organize resource and track project insights early. But the daily users doesn't take the advantage of it.

Pros

Zoho Projects is one of the softwares with more tools and connected to different platforms that I know. The ability to track tasks, hours. and other project indicators is awesome.

Cons

Even tho is capable of almost anything that other software can do is a little bit "unfriendly" if you are not highly capacitated on it. It takes a lot of time for the daily user to log hours into different tasks and projects so at the end of the ay a lot of users don't use a lot of the tools.

The same applies for the customer when you want them to use it. It is complicated and the notifications on everything sometimes annoy them. This is maximized with the lack of self customer service, more friendly and updated training videos or guides would help a lot.

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Zoho Projects FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Zoho Projects.

Zoho Projects offers the following pricing plans:

Free Plan - 3 users and 2 projects; Premium Plan - $4/user/month if billed annually, $5/user/month if billed monthly; Enterprise Plan - $9/user/month if billed annually, $10/user/month if billed monthly

Zoho Projects has the following typical customers:

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

Zoho Projects supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Zoho Projects supports the following devices:

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

Zoho Projects integrates with the following applications:

Basecamp, Bitbucket, Box, Crashlytics, Dropbox Business, GitHub, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Workspace, Jira, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Slack, Trello, Zapier, Zoho Analytics, Zoho Assist, Zoho Books, Zoho BugTracker, Zoho CRM, Zoho Cliq, Zoho Desk, Zoho Docs, Zoho Flow, Zoho Forms, Zoho Invoice, Zoho Mail, Zoho Meeting, Zoho People

Zoho Projects offers the following support options:

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

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