Freedcamp Review


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Freedcamp is a project management software that helps teams organize work and manage projects effectively. Offering a feature-rich freemium model, Freedcamp provides users with a core set of features and tools to visually track work status and progress in real time. This centralizes work and project information, supports collaboration, and improves productivity.

Freedcamp Features and Strengths

Task and Work Management

Freedcamp gives users a structured way of getting things done. Its views, menus, and navigation make it easy for users to see their projects and add or update information within projects. Its task lists for managing individual tasks and assignments, and subtasks to break large work into more manageable items. Milestones are a group of tasks or task lists that signify an important achievement. Teams can set dates on milestones for motivation.

Freedcamp’s board view lets users visually manage tasks and workflow. Users can create custom fields and custom statuses to better describe work and processes. They can also automate certain tasks that recur or repeat. Its email-in feature allows users to work from their email inbox and create tasks, add to discussions, or update issues by sending an email to the PM tool.

Project Tracking and Collaboration

Freedcamp has a global calendar view for users to see tasks and events with their due dates from a monthly perspective. Users can also create tasks, events, and milestones directly from the calendar. Its calendar syncs with Google Calendar. A Gantt chart view is also available to view and adjust schedules easily.

The project management software includes a discussion space to replace long, inefficient email threads. It also centralizes file management so teams can store and organize all project files with features for versioning and commenting. It integrates with many web storage apps like Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox for seamless file management and collaboration.

Wiki, Issue Tracker, Reports, Dashboards, and More

Freedcamp includes additional apps such as a wiki to give users dynamic documents, an issue tracker with enhanced details, and a CRM for managing contacts, leads, and deals. It has an invoicing tool for creating estimates and billing clients. The overview provides project summary and details, reports include different charts and graphs for progress tracking, and customizable dashboards for quickly sharing visual information.

Freedcamp Pricing

Freedcamp offers a generous free plan as well as paid plans with advanced features. All plans include unlimited tasks, projects, and storage. Freedcamp pricing for its paid plans is on a per-user basis, with customers having the option to pay annually or monthly. A 14-day free trial is available for users to try any paid plan.

  • The Free plan includes unlimited users and essential features. The core applications include a team calendar, time tracking, tasks, milestones, centralized discussion space, passwords manager, and file management with a 10MB file size limit.
  • The Pro plan at $1.49 per user, per month, billed annually (or $2.49 per user, per month) includes all Free plan features and also a table view, Gantt chart view, recurring tasks, custom fields, and other tasks, calendar, and milestone features. It also has email integration, Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox integrations, a 25MB file size limit, and premium support.
  • The Business plan at $7.49 per user, per month, billed annually includes all Pro plan features, a 100MB file size limit, advanced support, plus advanced task features, and premium add-ons including a wiki, invoices, CRM, issue tracker, overview, and reports.
  • The Enterprise plan at $16.99 per user per month (billed annually) includes Business plan features, a 250 MB file size limit, priority support, white labeling, 2FA, SSO with SAML, and a dashboard add-on.

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Who Uses Freedcamp?

Freedcamp is for individuals, teams, and businesses of all sizes. Freelancers, enterprise companies, universities, and everyone in between use it for managing projects, processes, workflows, and issues collaboratively. Customers include Jooble, PayPal, Google, Apple, Deloitte, Getty Images, CBS, and Intellitonic.

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Freedcamp Supported Languages

Freedcamp supports English, Croatian, Estonian, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Ukrainian languages.

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Case Studies

Alejandro Adams is area manager for two movie theaters in Silicon Valley. A stable of 8 managers required frequent moves between locations, with each of them acting in full capacity as general manager at any given time. To empower each of the managers while giving them a way to communicate with all involved, Adams chose Freedcamp after testing several options.

Since then, everyone in the company uses Freedcamp. The system is now used for manager logs, staff schedules, facility maintenance task assignments, HR, and special event coordination to name just a few of the ways they use Freedcamp. Each manager took the initiative to learn and use the software, requiring minimal training. Further, Adams has now installed general managers at the two locations without having to interview who to promote. He and HR simply tracked their skill sets, knowledge areas, and personal tendencies for a year via Freedcamp.

Danilo Zafani works at a Brazilian company that provides consulting and advisory services to small companies in the area of financial organization. The company works with multiple clients, so it needs to organize the work and monitor its employees’ workload. Zafani and the team needed a project management tool that will help them keep close track of deadlines to maximize their customers’ satisfaction.

After analyzing several tools, they chose Freedcamp for its capability to handle recurring tasks and subtasks, as well as for its calendar, events, and mobile apps. With the software’s project templates, users can create task lists and tasks, then assign them to employees. Other useful features are events for marking commitment dates, recurring events for regular meetings, and a calendar with a deadline view. Zafani adds also that customer support is outstanding.

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Why Choose Freedcamp?

Freedcamp is a flexible project and task management tool with customizable features. It can fit into many use cases and industries, as well as give cross-functioning teams a single tool for the whole organization. It is also intuitive and easy to use. This combination of flexibility, ease of use, affordability, and availability across devices appeals to many teams and companies who can adopt and deploy the software in as little time and cost as possible.

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Company Info

Freedcamp Inc., is a privately held software company with a head office in Santa Barbara, California. It was co-founded in 2009 by Angel Grablev and Lofton Taylor. The idea of building Freedcamp came to Grablev in 2008 when he and his friends were planning a camping trip via email. When the frustration of using email to get updates about their camping trip, he had an idea of creating something like Basecamp but completely free and very simple to use for any type of project, not necessarily work-related.

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