Asana vs. Microsoft Project

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What’s the difference between Asana and Microsoft Project?

Asana offers the features teams need to coordinate all their work, from daily tasks to large initiatives, so they can move faster and do more with less effort.

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Holistic project views

Slice and dice your projects any way you want. Asana offers more ways for you to visualize projects and tasks so you can more effectively report on progress and data.

List, Board, Timeline, Calendar, Files, Progress, Portfolios, Workload, Inbox, My Tasks

Grid, Board, Timeline

Prioritize incoming requests

Use Asana’s easy-to-fill forms and work request templates to centralize and prioritize work requests.

Automate your work

Save time and steps with Automation from Asana. Build Rules to automate manual tasks so your team can spend more time on strategic work.

Feedback and approvals

Mark up images using proofing in Asana to automatically turn feedback into tasks.

Third-party integrations

Asana integrates seamlessly with 100+ applications. MS Project, on the other hand, only integrates with other products in the Microsoft Suite.

Access from any device

Asana is designed to help you get work done anywhere. Use Asana on your computer, tablet, or phone. In contrast, you can only access MS Project on a PC.

Free plan

Asana offers a free plan for teams of up to 15. Get unlimited projects, tasks, storage, and activity history.

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Pricing

Why Asana offers more value for the price

Our plans are clear and easy to understand, while costs are transparent and predictable. And whatever plan you choose, we don’t charge for data storage.

Pricing that scales with your team

Get unlimited storage, activity history, and invite as many guests as you need. We charge only a fixed price per team member.

Connect with tools you already use

Add integrations with tools like Slack, Google, and Microsoft Office without worrying about hidden charges or unpredictable costs.

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Features

More control for everyone in your organization

Asana is built for everyone, not just spreadsheet users, so you can plan and structure work how you want.

Asana Boards
Boards

Organize work like sticky notes and track tasks through every stage. Boards help make your work processes more transparent.

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Asana Lists
List

Use a to-do list to capture every step of project work or processes in one place, and manage each step from start to finish.

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Asana Timeline
Timeline

Map out project plans on a timeline so you can see the relationship between tasks and keep work on track—even when plans change.

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Asana Calendar
Calendar

View your work on a calendar to easily spot holes and overlaps in your schedule and make adjustments.

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Boards

Organize work like sticky notes and track tasks through every stage. Boards help make your work processes more transparent.

Learn more about Boards
List

Use a to-do list to capture every step of project work or processes in one place, and manage each step from start to finish.

Learn more about Lists
Timeline

Map out project plans on a timeline so you can see the relationship between tasks and keep work on track—even when plans change.

Learn more about Timelines
Calendar

View your work on a calendar to easily spot holes and overlaps in your schedule and make adjustments.

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Integrations

Bring all your favorite tools with you

Asana integrates with the apps you rely on every day to work more efficiently.

Import existing projects
Easily migrate work from other tools into Asana with our CSV importer, and manage everything in one place.

100+ integrations
With integrations for Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, Gmail, Outlook and so many more, Asana is the perfect work management tool for your tech stack.

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