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:

€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.

Typical Customers

  • Freelancers
  • Small Businesses (2-50)
  • Mid-size Companies (51-500)
  • Large enterprises (500 and more)

Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premise

Markets

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

Supported Languages

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

Pricing starting from:

€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: 129

  • @mentions
  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Approval Workflow
  • Assignment Management
  • Backlog Management
  • Bar Chart
  • Billable & Non-Billable Hours
  • Billable Items Tracking
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Budget Management
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • Bug Tracking
  • Bug/Issue Capture
  • Calendar Management
  • Capacity Management
  • Charting
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Client Portal
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Color Codes/Icons
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Content Management
  • Cost-to-Completion Tracking
  • Create Subtasks
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Dashboard
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Visualization
  • Deadline Management
  • Dependency Tracking
  • Discussions / Forums
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • Email-to-Task Conversion
  • Employee Database
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Expense Tracking
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Idea Management
  • Import Tasks
  • Invoice Management
  • Issue Management
  • Issue Scheduling
  • Issue Tracking
  • Kanban Board
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Live Chat
  • 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
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • 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
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Search/Filter
  • Status Tracking
  • Summary Reports
  • Tagging
  • Task Board View
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Template Management
  • Templates
  • Testing/QA Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Time Tracking
  • 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
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5
(272)
Value for Money
4.2/5
Features
4.2/5
Ease of Use
4.0/5
Customer Support
4.1/5

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Kelly M
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

This easy-to-use app keeps track of chores and projects quickly

Reviewed on 16/05/2022

I really like the functions, the tools, and everything else that this software provides us with in...

I really like the functions, the tools, and everything else that this software provides us with in order to manage a project. Those tools are really useful and important at the moment in order to manage a project and collaboration, and this software, it's absolutely useful if you want to manage like a professional.

Pros

Zoho projects have a number of great features, but one of my favorites is the option to personalize the parameters for the project management. In addition to being incredibly simple to operate, the customization function meets the vast majority of the needs that my firm has in regard to project management.

Cons

Zoho Projects is, without a doubt, one of the least user-friendly and most aggravating pieces of software I have ever worked with. It has some of the worst user experience and interface (UI) that I have ever seen, and it is missing some of the most fundamental capabilities that a project management software ought to have. It has been nothing but a hassle from the beginning to the end.

Nurul Syakira
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  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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

Amazing feature for project management

Reviewed on 16/05/2022

Zoho Projects has been one of the best cloud based project management software that has been really...

Zoho Projects has been one of the best cloud based project management software that has been really helpful for us in managing and tracking all the progress of the project.

Pros

ZOHO projects have many great features, but one of my favorites is the option to personalize the parameters for project management. The part that allows for customization is elementary to use, but it also meets most of the needs that my company has for project management. I enjoy the functionalities, the facilities, and everything else that this program provides us with to manage a project. Those tools are beneficial and vital at the time to maintain a project and collaborate on it. I like all of the features that this software provides.

Cons

It might be challenging to make changes to Zoho prototypes. Its scalability is slightly limited for specific features due to the constraints. Although it helps establish projects, it does not have a platform for individual dialogue. People prefer not to lean on Zoho tasks to convert their work over to Spreadsheets to interact with other people since they find it cumbersome.

Prathamesh
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  • Industry: Apparel & Fashion
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

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

Excellent tool for task management

Reviewed on 12/10/2020

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.

Roshi
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Love this product- others don't compare!

Reviewed on 12/12/2017

Love this product and I recommend it for anyone managing something on their own, or with teams....

Love this product and I recommend it for anyone managing something on their own, or with teams.

There's just minor improvements, like the Tasks and Time tracking thing I mention above, that need refining.
And while customer service is also great (I can always reach a human),the knowledge base and Help sections needs user experience streamlining.

With the value pricing and the robustness of this product, I will always recommend this product to anyone - and do!

Pros

Clear user design with logical and clear content and category designations. Love that they offer multiple view options for those who, say for example, would rather have a Kaban view over a more linear list breakdown.

I have yet to find anything else as clearly user friendly and LOGICAL in organization. A lot of other sites I've used try too hard to be cool and modern, and actually end up causing user confusion with all their different layers. It's exhausting. But with Zoho Projects, I can go in quickly and get what I need!

Also love how it interfaces with other Zoho products, such as Invoices, and I can export my time sheets.

I love that I can hit a timer on my tasks, too.

Overall, it has great standard operations with plenty of options for customization.

Cons

Sometimes the invoice functions seem redundant to someone using the Zoho Invoices, and that has caused me to accidentally create some duplicates within Projects (when I was really just trying to create an invoice in Invoices), and I have had to clean up my own mess. That's the one area I think they made things a little more convoluted.

I can't think of any other major cons - I've never had issues with this product. I don't use the Bug Tracker at all, so I can't speak to that.

In Documents, it's unclear up front whether, when I pull a document in from a cloud, if it's going to sync any changes with that cloud app (like Google Drive, etc), or if it's just importing as is.

Their Learning Center is also woefully organized. I can't search any topics, though the visualization videos you first land on are helpful for starters. But the info I REALLY can search is in the general Zoho Getting Started section...those knowledge centers should be merged and not be so confusing. Even the Forums in Projects help, I can't even search a topic on them on the landing page...so odd!

And, lastly, it would be so great if Tasks had more Duration options. If it had an option where I could set a Task in HOURS, rather than only Days, then I could actually track something regularly hourly per week as well as track my weekly progress on it. Right now, I can't do that, I have to do that manually :(
And, you can't seem to delete a Duration period once you've put it in (without also setting an end date). what if I just accidentally put in a duration?!

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Apparel & Fashion
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

Overall rating

  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

The best of both worlds: value and features

Reviewed on 13/09/2022

Overall the experience has been very good for our team, since we are in apparel manufacturing, we...

Overall the experience has been very good for our team, since we are in apparel manufacturing, we have a ton of projects that span 6-12 months and different concurrent projects every month so Zoho keeps us track and schedule our seasonal projects without getting confused.

Pros

It is very easy to use the strong time tracking tools and project task setups

Cons

It does not include templates or anyway to create custom templates and some of the views are a bit odd

Alternatives Considered

Google Analytics 360, ScheduFlow and SAP Concur

Reasons for Choosing Zoho Projects

the cost and usability were too high and difficult

Switched From

AnyDesk

Reasons for Switching to Zoho Projects

the ease of use and cost
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Zoho Projects FAQs

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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, 1,001-5,000

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, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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