Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects is an adequate project managment software that will fit most people’s needs, so long as it is reduced and simplifed. Out of the box, Projects will appear too bloated and overwhelming for most people. It stuffed with tons of features that the majority of users will never need to use. But if you strip it of all the default funcationality, initially, then add features back in as they become needed, you will find Zoho Projects much more palettable. Unfortunately, Zoho Projects will still bogged down by unintuative menus and settings.
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These apps cover most of the bases, but a competitor product may worth considering if you have highly specific needs.

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Zoho Project Competitors

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Zoho Projects Pricing

Zoho Projects pricing is highly affordable. Zoho offers a free version for two users. With the free version, you can manage two projects but there is a limitation on storage space. Zoho Projects prices for paid plans are also very affordable. There are two tiers of Zoho Projects paid plans: premium and enterprise. You can switch between plans and cancel at any time.

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Free 

  • Mobile apps
  • Basic level reports and issue tracking
  • Gantt charts 
  • Project tasks
  • Custom status

Premium

$5/monthly, or $48/billed annually 

  • 50 users
  • unlimited number of projects
  • 100GB storage
  • 20 different project templates
  • Resource utilization chart
  • Planned vs actual
  • Zoho’s Gantt charts
  • Custom statuses and views
  • Time tracking and reminders
  • Automate tasks with blueprint
  • Bug tracking and issue reports
  • Track business hours, holidays, and weekends
  • Budgeting, tracking expenses
  • Create business rules
  • Task duration

Enterprise

$10/month, or $72/billed annually

  • No upper limits for the number of user
  • 10 GB Storage
  • Custom fields and views
  • Custom profiles and user roles
  • Gantt charts and resource utilization chart
  • Inner task dependencies
  • Critical tasks
  • Baseline and critical path
  • Workflow rules
  • Task layout rules
  • SLAs for bugs and Issues

What is Zoho Projects?

This Zoho projects management platform stands apart from competing project management apps by delivering excellent features for an affordable price.

A Kanban board on every project gives instant visibility into task dependencies and helps with resource management.

New Features Added to Zoho Projects

Zoho Projects released some new features in 2021 that are worth reviewing.

Workflow rules

Although this option is reserved for the enterprise plan only, it is worth trying. Manage your projects and workflows with automated steps.

Assigning teams

This project management feature is reserved for enterprise plans as well. With this option, you can assign entire teams to a task.

Flexible hours option

Set the number of working hours per task every day, rather than work fixed hours every day.

Bulk shifting dates 

Easily alter the project length and enjoy better flexibility.

Earned value management

Help you predict budgets and track expenses.

Compare planned and actual values

Zoho Projects Training and Education

Zoho Projects is an online project management software rich in features, yet with an amazingly simple interface.


It is intuitive, easy on the eyes, and has amazing customizations. If you want to start optimizing your workflow and master multitasking, you’ll love Projects. But you might need a wee bit of help getting up to speed.


Our Zoho Projects training is designed to help you get the most out of this project management tool, no matter your level of experience.


We’ll show you how to create and manage projects, add and assign tasks, track progress, and more. The Workflow Academy lets you learn at your own pace.

Zoho Projects FAQ

Zoho Projects is an online project management software that helps businesses plan and track their projects, time and budgets. It helps manage customer relations, keep track of expenses and centralize communication.

It is a cloudbased project management platform to manage all your projects and tasks from start to finish.
Zoho Projects offers a variety of features for managing projects. It is as robust as leading project management solutions, at a really good pricepoint. Plus, it integrates well with the rest of the Zoho suite of apps.
Yes, Zoho Projects integrates with Zoho CRM. This integration allows you to manage your projects and customer relationships in one place.
There is a free plan for Zoho Projects but it is for two users only. This plan is made for really small businesses but it offers more than enough options, perfect if you are beginning your business adventure. There are 14 days of the free trial plan for Premium and Enterprise plans, and you can switch or cancel our subscription at any time.
Zoho Projects is safe and secure to use. Since there is a lot of sensitive data included, you can enable two-factor authentication. Even if someone steals your password, your account will be secured. You can also encrypt custom fields to protect sensitive data or information.

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