Trello

Trello

Visual collaboration tool for shared project perspectives

4.5/5 (15164 reviews)

Trello Overview

What is Trello?

Spreadsheets, emails, and never-ending notifications are major teamwork blockers that affect today’s business teams—no matter their size. Project assignments, tasks, and daily to-do’s get lost, transparency gets trumped, and people lose productivity in the shuffle. Not only do teams need to manage this constant overflow, but they also need to build projects, track progress, and achieve major business goals. What’s needed is a clear view of the entire process to keep everyone on the same page.

Introducing Trello: A visual collaboration tool that creates a shared perspective for your team on any project in a fun, flexible, and rewarding way.

* Trello is for Everyone *
From sales and marketing to HR and operations, teams can design and customize Trello to fit their unique needs and work styles. And with over 100+ integrations with other key tools like Google Drive, Slack, Jira and more, Trello is a living, breathing project hub of cross-team collaboration no matter where your work needs to happen.

* Intuitively Simple *
Go from idea to action in seconds: Trello’s core features are as relatable is organizing sticky notes on a wall. There’s no cumbersome onboarding process to get started, so getting group participation is easy. Log in, join a team and see progress across all the team’s projects right away.

* Take the Work Out of Work *
Trello brings joy to teamwork by making it transparent and easily shareable across boards and teams. Users are empowered to make Trello their own (and have fun while doing it!) with features like board backgrounds, emoji reactions, and stickers.

Trello Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$5.00/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Standard - Free
Gold: $5/month or $45/year
Business Class - $9.99/user/month, billed annually
Enterprise - $20.83/user/month (or less), billed annually
Discounts are available for non-profits and educational institutions.


Trello Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish and 14 others, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Screenshots

Trello screenshot: Ongoing projects can be tracked in a single view
Trello screenshot: Ongoing projects can be tracked in a single view Trello screenshot: Checklists, members, and labels can be added to individual tasks Trello screenshot: Trello can be accessed across multiple devices, with instant data sync

Trello Reviews

Trello Reviews

Overall rating
4.5
/
5 15164 reviews
Excellent
9143

Very good
4744

Average
1097

Poor
136

Terrible
44

Value for Money
4.6
Features
4.3
Ease of Use
4.5
Customer Support
4.3
92% recommended this app
Edith W.

Trello is a great tool for project management

Easy day-to-day task and project management, which simplifies and reduces my emails and streamlines my work and communication process.


Jonny C.

Hassle-free organisational tool that makes a hectic life that little bit easier to manage.

Organises my life currently. The amount of times an idea would come into my head or a task I needed to do would get lost was frustrating, but now I just pile everything into Trello.

It allows me to focus on one task without having to be thinking about keeping track of everything else. The efficiency of actually doing tasks when using Trello to break them down is also noticeably up, both in terms of production and motivation.

Overall, both personally and professionally this has made my life more efficient and increased my motivation to complete personal goals.


Verified Reviewer

Does it's job without all of the frills

I use Trello both for my individual work as well as department-wide requests. Trello allows me to hold co-workers accountable for submitting requests and maintaining a detailed change log, which often gets lost or can be difficult to backtrack when managing requests via email, chat tools, or in-person.


Khaled H.

From team-management to project organization!

This software has allowed us to manage internal projects, work with consultants and external hires / outsourcing, hold team members accountable for goals, timelines, and long-term KPI's. It gives the freedom to managers to micro and/or macro-manage depending on their style.


Chaya W.

Trello - Managing projects sophisticatedly

Trello is becoming one of the most popular project management tools with its facilities like file uploading , adding due dates, color labels . Also Trello can be used with many devices like phones , computers or tablets. These facilities have attracted the users and it has become more popular among the users.


Edith W.
Industry: Design

Trello is a great tool for project management

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 13/06/2018
Review Source: Capterra

Easy day-to-day task and project management, which simplifies and reduces my emails and streamlines my work and communication process.

Pros

My company has been using Trello as our sole tool to manage day-to-day tasks and projects. We are a small team of 5, and Trello helps us communicate amongst one another across hundreds of different projects and thousands of tasks. We often invite our clients to join their own board and collaborate with us in that way, instead of working with email threads that are impossible to keep track of. We use the free version of the software, and have tons of information on many boards - there appears to be no limit, which is an absolutely amazing feature to offer for free. Most software that is this great, is limited in some way, shape or form. I have yet to find a limiting factor that prevents us from using Trello to it's full capabilities in our office. I love that you can keep all information relevant to a specific task on one card - attachments, due dates, comments - everything you need to remind yourself what needs to be done and where you are with that particular task. I also love that you can change the backgrounds of each board.

Cons

I honestly cannot think of something I do not like about the software at this point in time. Even the free version has very little that can be criticised. I would love the ability to easily switch between accounts, I have a personal account as well as one for work - currently one needs to log out and log back (sometimes log out of Google and back in), which could probably be streamlined a bit more.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Jonny C.
Industry: Financial Services
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Hassle-free organisational tool that makes a hectic life that little bit easier to manage.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 28/06/2018
Review Source: Capterra

Organises my life currently. The amount of times an idea would come into my head or a task I needed to do would get lost was frustrating, but now I just pile everything into Trello.

It allows me to focus on one task without having to be thinking about keeping track of everything else. The efficiency of actually doing tasks when using Trello to break them down is also noticeably up, both in terms of production and motivation.

Overall, both personally and professionally this has made my life more efficient and increased my motivation to complete personal goals.

Pros

Very easy to use. Simple design that is quick to learn and fun to use. The drag and drop functionality means you can move your tasks and columns around instantly which makes it stress free to use as nothing can really go wrong.

There are quite a few feature packed into the free version, such as checklists, attachments, customisable themes etc. The standard features you'd expect of due dates, alerts, sub tasks, user assignment, colour coding are all here too.

The best thing about this is how quickly you can load the site, quickly throw a task into a pile of "to-do" notes and then move on. It makes it so much easier to organise and track the smaller ideas or tasks alongside the big projects.

You can also get the App which is free and allows you to organise on the move.

Cons

Whilst the simplicity of the design is a plus, the actual aesthetics are a bit outdated. I feel this could benefit from a more modern theme, possibly flat tiles, although this doesn't hinder the functionality.

The graphics to display completion levels of projects could be improved for checklists. Currently just a 3/5 e.g system. Some in-depth statistics are lacking. It would be great to see productivity month on month and other data about the tasks on the board such as overall progress or an ability to add values.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Verified Reviewer
Industry: Computer Software
Company size: 201-500 Employees

Does it's job without all of the frills

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 03/12/2019
Review Source: Capterra

I use Trello both for my individual work as well as department-wide requests. Trello allows me to hold co-workers accountable for submitting requests and maintaining a detailed change log, which often gets lost or can be difficult to backtrack when managing requests via email, chat tools, or in-person.

Pros

Trello is easy to use, requires little-to-no training or enablement, and just gets the job done. Though the add-ons available for a free account are rather minimal, I find that the additional features provided by premium accounts are often unnecessary and cause a lot of noise. When looking for a tool to maximize efficiency of ticket completion, I find less is more.

Cons

Very easy to accidentally delete information in a ticket without noticing, with no way to undo changes. The permissions available to restrict certain people from editing cards are limited, and would be very helpful when creating cards that are supposed to serve as templates, for example, which would ideally be locked and available for copying only.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

Khaled H.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 13-50 Employees

From team-management to project organization!

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 05/11/2019
Review Source: Capterra

This software has allowed us to manage internal projects, work with consultants and external hires / outsourcing, hold team members accountable for goals, timelines, and long-term KPI's. It gives the freedom to managers to micro and/or macro-manage depending on their style.

Pros

Trello is one of those tools that is perfect for all user levels. For those just starting out, it's easy to organize anything in your life, from wedding planning, to family budgeting, to project management to research organization. For power users, you get the advantage of a plethora of tools and shortcuts that make project management a breeze.

Cons

Sometimes the platform is a little slow when jumping back and forth between different boards... but honestly it's nothing prohibitive. It may also be the shear number of boards, lists, and tickets that our team has using the free tier.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Chaya W.
Industry: Computer Software
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Trello - Managing projects sophisticatedly

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 16/04/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Trello is becoming one of the most popular project management tools with its facilities like file uploading , adding due dates, color labels . Also Trello can be used with many devices like phones , computers or tablets. These facilities have attracted the users and it has become more popular among the users.

Pros

Trello is a one of the most popular web based project management tool used in these days. Because of its attractive visual and high adaptability it has become more and more popular. Through Trello people wo are scattered on different geographical areas yet working on the same project can get together and continue their work without any obstacles. The application provides the ability to transfer files among the team members and users can put cards to mark the work to do. Also each card is assigned a color label according to the priority of each task. Because of the colored label facility users may not miss dead lines. When a card is created user is given a chance to add due date . When the time is close color of the card turns in to yellow and once the date is passed it will automatically turn in to red. This method helps the user not to miss the dead lines. Also Trello can be used on many platforms like computers , tablets and even on the phones.

Cons

In order to use Trello users need to have a proper internet connection. Without a proper network connection users cannot use the application. Trello is more suitable for simple projects with in a small scale. It is not suitable for big projects with many teams . Users can only upload files up to 10MB for each attachment. Files bigger than 10MB cannot be upload if you are a basic member. Only business class and gold members can attach files up to 250MB.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

User recommendation
8.6/10
Based on 15,164 user ratings
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Trello Pricing

Trello Pricing

Starting from
US$5.00/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Standard - Free
Gold: $5/month or $45/year
Business Class - $9.99/user/month, billed annually
Enterprise - $20.83/user/month (or less), billed annually
Discounts are available for non-profits and educational institutions.

Standard - Free
Gold: $5/month or $45/year
Business Class - $9.99/user/month, billed annually
Enterprise - $20.83/user/month (or less), billed annually
Discounts are available for non-profits and educational institutions.

Value for Money
4.6/5
Based on 15,164 user ratings
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Trello Features

Trello Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Collaboration Tools
Drag & Drop Interface
Gantt Charts
Prioritizing
Progress Tracking
Project Management
Project Planning
Project Time Tracking
Project Tracking
Projections
Reporting & Statistics
Task Management
Task Planning
Task Tracking
Third Party Integration
Timesheets
Features
4.3/5
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Videos and Tutorials

Videos and Tutorials

Additional information for Trello

Additional information for Trello

Key features of Trello

  • @mentions
  • API availability
  • Activity dashboard
  • Activity logging
  • Activity management
  • Activity monitoring
  • Activity tracking
  • Assignment management
  • Assignment tracking
  • Attach photos, drawings, sketches & mockups
  • Automatic backup
  • Boards
  • Collaboration tools
  • Collaborative review
  • Collaborative workspace
  • Comments & attachments
  • Data synchronization
  • Deadline tracking
  • Developer API
  • Due date tracking
  • Employee management
  • Invitations
  • Lists
  • Prioritizing
  • Project management
  • Project tracking
  • Real time data
  • Real time updates
  • SSL/HTTPS connection
  • Search functionality
  • Secure data storage
  • Security & encryption
  • Task management
  • Task planning
  • Task scheduling
  • Task tracking
  • Third party integration
  • Time tracking by project
  • To-do list

Benefits

- Trello backs up your data so it is retrievable, preventing permanent loss of data after the accidental deletion of a board, card or list.

- Your data is sent over a SSl/HTTPS connection so it is always as private and secure as bank data.

- Trello automatically scales to match the screen you are working on

- Search Trello using filters and advanced search to easily pull up boards, cards and members.

- Trello has an iPhone and Android app for on-the-go use.

- Use the open API to create you own plugins and extensions for Trello

- Use Trello stickers to express yourself and update statuses on boards and cards. Stickers include Taco the Husky, Pete the Computer, and many more. You can also upload your own.

. Trello has over 800 emoji for use in comments, checklist items, descriptions and elsewhere. You can also upload your own emoji with Trello Gold.

Trello FAQs

Trello FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Trello.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Trello offer?

Trello offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$5.00/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Standard - Free Gold: $5/month or $45/year Business Class - $9.99/user/month, billed annually Enterprise - $20.83/user/month (or less), billed annually Discounts are available for non-profits and educational institutions.

Q. What are the main features of Trello?

Trello offers the following features:

  • @mentions
  • API availability
  • Activity dashboard
  • Activity logging
  • Activity management
  • Activity monitoring
  • Activity tracking
  • Assignment management
  • Assignment tracking
  • Attach photos, drawings, sketches & mockups
  • Automatic backup
  • Boards
  • Collaboration tools
  • Collaborative review
  • Collaborative workspace
  • Comments & attachments
  • Data synchronization
  • Deadline tracking
  • Developer API
  • Due date tracking
  • Employee management
  • Invitations
  • Lists
  • Prioritizing
  • Project management
  • Project tracking
  • Real time data
  • Real time updates
  • SSL/HTTPS connection
  • Search functionality
  • Secure data storage
  • Security & encryption
  • Task management
  • Task planning
  • Task scheduling
  • Task tracking
  • Third party integration
  • Time tracking by project
  • To-do list

Q. Who are the typical users of Trello?

Trello has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Non Profit, Small Business

Q. What languages does Trello support?

Trello supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian

Q. What type of pricing plans does Trello offer?

Trello has the following pricing plans:

Free, Subscription

Q. Does Trello support mobile devices?

Trello supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does Trello integrate with?

Trello integrates with the following applications:

Avaza, Bitium, Cronforce, Dropbox, Hubstaff, SeamlessGov, Slack, Time Doctor, UserEcho, Zapier

Q. What level of support does Trello offer?

Trello offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials