To create this ranking, Forbes Advisor evaluated free project management software based on the following criteria: features, ease of use and customer support.
When considering features, we looked for project management software that included task management, file sharing, collaboration tools and timelines. We also considered whether the software had a mobile app and integrations with other software.
Ease of use was important when considering free project management software because we wanted to make sure that businesses would be able to quickly learn and use the product. We looked for products that were simple to use and came with features such as templates, drag-and-drop functionality and multiple views.
Customer support was important when evaluating free project management software because we wanted to make sure that businesses could get help when they needed it. We considered whether the software had a knowledge base, live chat support and email support.
In addition to the criteria above, we also considered actual user experiences when evaluating each product.