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OpenProject is the best open source Microsoft To Do alternative for project management

Wunderlist is now named Microsoft To Do, it is a to-do list and a task management software. It allows creating to-do lists, prioritizing tasks and sharing them with other users. It requires a Microsoft Exchange Online account. Let’s take a look at why OpenProject is the best open source Microsoft To Do alternative.

What does OpenProject offer?

OpenProject and Microsoft To Do both offer task management features, but Microsoft To Do lacks other vital features necessary for successful project management. As part of Microsoft product portfolio it is possible to combine Microsoft To Do with other tools and thus extend the functionality. With OpenProject you have all the features for classic, agile and hybrid project management in one place, including Gantt charts, time and cost tracking, communication and collaboration tools and much more. Moreover, OpenProject is an open source software, our development is transparent and there is even a free of charge community version available. To top this of, OpenProject offers an on-premises Enterprise edition, combining all the features with the highest security standards. If you are looking for an open source and secure alternative to Microsoft To Do, OpenProject is the best choice.

OpenProject vs. Microsoft To Do

Compare both tools side by side and decide for yourself

Features OpenProject Microsoft To Do
Open source software
Microsoft To Do
Available on-premises
Microsoft To Do
Available in the cloud
Microsoft To Do
Issue tracking / Task management
Microsoft To Do
Project planning and scheduling (Gantt charts)
Microsoft To Do
Agile boards
Microsoft To Do
Data server in EU/Germany
Headquarters in the EU.
Data stored in EU/Germany on request.
Microsoft To Do
Microsoft is a US based company.

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Why is OpenProject better than Microsoft To Do for project management

If you are especially looking for an open source alternative to Microsoft To Do which you can also use self-hosted, take a look at the following advantages and learn why OpenProject is the best Microsoft To Do alternative.

We are open source

Microsoft To Do 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 levels, it can foster collaboration, while enabling a faster market entry. This article on choosing an open source software further elaborates on the advantages over a proprietary solution.

Host your own on-premises edition

With its strong commitment to data privacy and information security, OpenProject offers self-hosting through the Enterprise on-premises edition. An on-premises software offers the highest security level and allows to comply with the strictest data security regulations and ensures reliability. OpenProject provides the flexibility to customize, resulting a level of control over data processing and storage that the cloud often cannot offer. In addition, it offers a Powerful API for the integration of any application. Microsoft To Do does not offer an on-premises solution.

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 stores all of the data in the EU. Microsoft is a US based company.

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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.