Reviews of Various Free Critical Path Software
MinuteMan 7.47T is software that comes with a free trial download. It can create a project schedule with dates and milestones and assign resources to tasks with budgeted expenditures. PERT charts as well as other reports are available and can be printed out as desired.
RationalPlan Project is free critical path software that allows managers and stakeholders alike to view all the details of a project besides working out the necessary critical path for the project.
Planbee Project Management planning tool is another software that offers a free trial period. It is considered as the less expensive alternative to MS Project while remaining comparable to this popular software. However a number of reporting systems are only available in the professional version of the software and that requires a purchase.
Open Workbench is a desk top application for project management that is open sourced. It can be freely distributed. It allows the CPM network to be viewed and allows any changes just like any good project management software.
OpenProj is an open source rival for MS Project. It is very popular and has been downloaded over a million times and is available in Linux, Unix, Mac or Windows versions. Its capacity for scheduling and drawing up CPM charts is considered very noteworthy.
Before you download or try out any free critical path software, find out what's included in the trial period, if it's really free, and what costs you'll incur to purchase the entire package.