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Free Smartsheet Alternatives

The best free alternative to Smartsheet is Trello. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Smartsheet and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Smartsheet are Quire, Airtable, Redmine and Basecamp.

Smartsheet alternatives are mainly Project Management Tools but may also be Task Management Tools or Kanban Boards. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Smartsheet.
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Smartsheet is a web-based project management, task management and work collaboration software.

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    Trello

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Android Wear
    • Kindle Fire
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Infinitely flexible. Incredibly easy to use. Great mobile apps. It's free. Trello keeps track of everything, from the big picture to the minute details.

    Regular board in Trello.
    Trello vs Smartsheet opinions
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    Trello is a ToDo list with added features, it's more task manager than project manager.

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    Trello only offers the Kanban methodology

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  2. An award-winning cloud-based Project Management software aims to help collaborative teams organize and manage from small enterprise projects to large-scale initiatives.

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  3. Airtable is the easy but powerful organizational tool that works exactly the way you want. It's as fast and flexible as a spreadsheet, but offers a refreshingly clean, modern way to organize and collaborate on everything.

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    Almost everyone thinks Airtable is a great alternative to Smartsheet.
  4. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

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    Redmine vs Smartsheet opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Redmine is still a legitimate alternative to Smartsheet, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Redmine is based around software development, Smartsheet was designed to handle anything.

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  5. Basecamp is a web-based project collaboration tool that allows groups of people to share files, meet deadlines, assign tasks, and centralize feedback.

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  6. OpenProject is an open-source project management software with a wide set of features and plugins. It supports project timelines / Gantt charts, issue tracking, wiki, document management, time and cost reporting, code management, Scrum and much more.

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  7. Wrike's end-to-end solution takes your projects from initial request to tracking work progress and reporting results. With Wrike, you'll be able to create and delegate tasks, track deadlines, visualize your plans on the Gantt chart, and share reports.

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    Wrike vs Smartsheet opinions
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    There's some time management and task assignments that are the same, but the calendar functionalities and import export features are practically non existent in Wrike, where as it's all readily available in Smarthseet

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  8. NocoDB is a feature-rich, open source #NoCode platform that turns any database into a smart spreadsheet similar to Airtable.

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    GanttProject

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Linux Mint
    • Ubuntu

    GanttProject is a cross-platform desktop tool for project scheduling and management. It runs on Windows, Linux and MacOSX, it is free and its code is opensource. What can it do?

    GanttProject application window showing Gantt chart of the sample project
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    ProjectLibre

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    ProjectLibre is a Java-based project management solution that gives Microsoft Project a run for its money.

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