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Find out why OpenProject is the best open source Bitrix24 alternative for project management.

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OpenProject is the best open source Bitrix24 alternative for project management

Bitrix24 is a popular project management application which offers various project management features. This includes task management, Gantt charts and time tracking. In addition, Bitrix24 offers a social network, as well as chat and video capabilities. OpenProject is the best open source Bitrix24 alternative.

What does OpenProject offer?

OpenProject and Bitrix24 both offer a wide range of project management features. However, OpenProject is an open source software, which provides full control and transparency over the source code. You are not bound to any specific vendors and can make your own code modifications. OpenProject is the ideal software for organizations that value open source in combination with data privacy and data sovereignty.

OpenProject vs. Bitrix24

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Features OpenProject Bitrix24
Open source software
Available on-premises
Available in the cloud
Comprehensive project management features
Powerful API
Single sign-on
LDAP integration
Data server in EU/Germany
Headquarters in the EU.
Data stored in EU/Germany on request.
Data is stored in the customer region.

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Why is OpenProject better than Bitrix24 for project management

If you are especially looking for an open source alternative to Bitrix24, take a look at the following advantages and learn why OpenProject is the best Bitrix24 alternative.

We are open source

Bitrix24 is a proprietary software. Therefore, users run the risk of depending solely on the vendor to make code adjustments and implement feature requests. OpenProject is an open source software and as such it can be the more secure and more cost efficient option. It provides absolute transparency and high flexibility. This article on choosing an open source software further elaborates on the advantages over a proprietary solution.

Everything from a single source

While Bitrix24 offers a lot of features, many functionalities are only available through integrating external plugins. OpenProject even offers a free of charge Community edition with the core functionalities.

No compromises in data protection

If you decide to go with the cloud edition, you can be sure that your data is safe. OpenProject has its headquarters in the EU, is GDPR compliant by default and does not process any data outside of the EU. Despite storing its customer data based on the customers region, Bitrix24 has various third party service providers outside of the EU.

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You can test the OpenProject Enterprise cloud 14 days for free, or you can get a 14 days free trial license key to upgrade your self-hosted Community edition to the Enterprise on-premises – risk-free without cancellation.

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Enterprise add-on

The OpenProject Enterprise add-ons are part of our Enterprise on-premises and cloud plans. With the upgrade to a paid version, you will support the development and maintenance of the open source project.