We are proud to announce the release of OpenProject 7.0. The release contains several new features and performance improvements, such as a new user-friendly timeline, work package hierarchies and many additional improvements.
Users of the OpenProject Enterprise Edition and Cloud Edition can upload their own company’s logos and custom color theme as well as use multi-select custom fields.
What is new in OpenProject 7.0?
New integrated Gantt chart / timeline
The work package page includes the option to activate a timeline view. You can easily update the start and due date by simply dragging and dropping elements in the timeline. The timeline can be saved in a query.
Display hierarchies in the work package list
Work package hierarchies can be displayed in the work package list and can be easily expanded or collapsed.
Attribute group configuration for work package types
Work package types can be configured and attribute groups can be created or edited.
Filter based on date in work package list
Work packages in the work package list can be filtered based on a fixed date.
New header navigation
The main navigation has been rearranged and includes the name of the current project.
Archive and delete projects from project settings
Project administrator can easily archive and delete projects from the project settings page of the respective project.
Zen-mode on work package page
In order to optimize the space used on the work package page, you can activate the zen mode which hides all elements except for the work package page.
Multi-select custom fields (Enterprise / Cloud Edition)
Users of the Enterprise Edition and Cloud Edition can create multi-select custom fields to select more than one custom value to a work package.
Logo upload and custom color scheme (Enterprise / Cloud Edition)
Users of the Enterprise Edition and Cloud Edition can upload their company’s logo and use their own custom color scheme in OpenProject.
The work package list is loaded more quickly.
OpenProject 7.0 improves the user experience for users on mobile devices. Additionally, many small adjustments improve OpenProject’s overall user experience.
To use OpenProject 7.0 online, create an instance on OpenProject.org.
Want to install OpenProject 7.0 to use it in your own infrastructure? Here you can find the Installation guidelines for OpenProject.
Migrating to OpenProject 7.0
We update hosted OpenProject environments (Cloud Edition) automatically.
Please refer to the OpenProject 7.0 Release Notes for an overview of the new and improved features, as well as a list of fixed bugs.
Special thanks go to all OpenProject contributors without whom this release would not have been possible:
- Deutsche Telekom AG for sponsoring the new features.
- All the developers, designers, project managers who have contributed to OpenProject.
- All the dedicated users who have reported bugs and supported the community by asking and answering questions in the forum.
- All the dedicated users who provided translations on CrowdIn.
- The members of the OpenProject Foundation for continuously supporting OpenProject.
We are continuously developing new features and improvements for OpenProject. The next release will include the option to display and toggle relations in the work package list. Take a look at the development timeline to see the upcoming features. For information regarding new releases, please have a look at the release timelines.