Asana vs. Basecamp

Asana makes it easy to communicate about work, and is powerful enough to run your entire business.

Know where work stands

Unlike Basecamp, Asana makes it easy to organize and see projects and tasks —so you can stay on track and move work forward.

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Report on your work

Report on your work

Only Asana lets you report on project progress with features like dashboards and reporting in Google Sheets.

Turn conversation into action

Turn conversation into action

Turn conversations in Asana into actionable tasks, so you can keep work moving forward.

Track anything and everything

Track anything and everything

Use Asana’s custom fields to track important information in your workflow—whether leads, bugs, or job applicants.

  • ClassPass

    “With Asana, we’re able to keep track of each piece of work, in one place.”

    — Sarah Wormser

  • Birchbox

    “Asana gave us a way to increase ownership and, by extension, drive better results.”

    — Bene Cipolla, Director of Editorial Operations, Birchbox

  • MailChimp

    “Asana has helped us move important work forward from writing, to review, to publication.”

    — Matthew Conley

  • Uber

    “Asana allows me to simultaneously manage teams across multiple markets so I’m able to ensure all of my projects are on track.”

    — Christopher Ballard, General Manager - San Diego at Uber

Asana’s features

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Powerful search helps you find the work you need quickly.


Check progress on all the projects you care about in one customizable view.


Only get updates for the work you care about by following (or unfollowing) tasks and projects.

Task and Project Management


Easily create tasks for yourself or assign one to a teammate.


Use subtasks to break up the work of a task into smaller parts.


Organize your tasks into shared projects for your initiatives, meetings, and programs.


Sections let you customize Asana to match your workflows and add structure to any project.

due dates and times

Due dates ensure every task gets completed on time.


Add files from your computer, Dropbox, Box, or Google Drive to any task or Conversation.


task conversations

Comment directly on a task, to clarify exactly what needs to be done.

project conversations

Discuss a project’s progress to keep the momentum going.

team pages

Have Conversations and see all of a team’s projects in one place.

task assignees

Give tasks a clear owner, so everyone knows who’s responsible.


Say thanks, give a thumbs up, or vote for a task with a heart. Why “like” when you can ?


Collaborate with vendors, contractors, and partners in Asana.


my tasks

Plan your day with a prioritized to-do list.


Get automatic updates about just the tasks that matter to you.


See any list of tasks on a Calendar to get a clear view of when work is due.



Attach Dropbox files directly to tasks with a built in file chooser.


Post updates to a Slack channel when there are changes in your Asana workspace.


Create a Gantt chart, schedule tasks in a timeline, and set start dates and dependency lines.


Eliminate passwords and access Asana using your existing corporate credentials.


Track time for any task, without leaving Asana, with the Harvest timer built into your Asana tasks.

Google Drive

The Google Drive file chooser is built into Asana so you can easily attach files.


Private projects

Limit access to any project, create hidden teams for sensitive work, or make teams public.

Admin controls

Create and manage teams and team settings to ensure that everyone has access to the right information.

Task Dependencies

Mark tasks as waiting on others, and get notified when you can get started.

Custom fields

Add fields to any project, so you can track exactly what matters most to your organization.

Find the info you need

Customize your search with additional fields using Advanced Search. Plus, create and save custom views across projects, assignees, due dates and more.

Priority support

We’ll send your ticket to the front of the queue when you need help.

Unlimited Dashboards

Add unlimited projects to your dashboard and create dashboard reports in Google Sheets.

More Members

Add more than 15 members to each team and invite unlimited guests.

Customer Success

Our Customer Success Managers will help you deploy Asana successfully.

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Asana is simple enough for your entire team. And, when work gets complicated, Asana has the features you need to move the project forward.

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