Merlin Project is the foremost Project Planning software made exclusively for the MacOS & iOS created by ProjectWizards from Germany. This is a Mac only tool that will satisfy the needs of newbie project planners all the way to well seasoned ones. Don't let the single window architecture fool you. There is immense power packed under every link and tab. It will leave you speechless, in a good way. Learn all about Merlin Project.

The Views

Work Breakdown Structure
Activities, Milestones, Dependencies & Gantt Charts never looked so appealing. The ability to view the WBS and/or the Gantt chart is so very useful.

The Netplan is a graphical way of looking at a project. There are many options, and you could even use it just for its' own merits. Included in this is mind mapping.


The Resources view allows for a simple way to enter all the details for all types of support resources, including costs, permissions & availability.


Assignment of resources is a critical function. Here we can visually see who, who & when of all the planned work.


Resources allow for visualization of the work being planned & performed. They also allow for calculations of budgets & expenditures.


Often there is data that is needed, but does not fit in any place. For this we have the attachments (Checklists, Events, Files, Information, Issues & Risks). These give you the flexibility to keep all your data together and at your finger tips.

The Tool Chest

The Icons

Icons on the upper right of the user interface is a flexible tool set, that can be customized to suit your needs. It gives you quick access to many of the frequently used tools within Merlin Project.

The Inspector

A fundamental player in Merlin Project, giving us the ability to drill down and have a look at just about any piece of information about anything.

The Library

So often, we have repeat the same tasks over and over again. The Library is a place that allows us to park various type of objects that can be reused at anytime.


A very modern user interface, that is well organized, and easy to work in. With the myriad of customization options, you can truly suit it to your needs.


No Gantt chart would be complete, if no dependencies between activities & milestones were established. It is as easy as 123, to create links in Merlin Project.

Critical Path

A central pillar of project management. With just a click, one can see what is most critical to your projects deadlines.

Key Features

Often there is data that is needed, but does not fit in any place, Merlin Project has you covered. The attachments (Checklists, Events, Files, Information, Issues & Risks) allow for all sorts of data to be inserted into your plan for fast review & retrieval.
Mind Mapping

An organic way of creating and organizing projects, can now be performed entirely within Merlin. No need to fuss with other applications.


No work is accomplished without resources. Merlin Project has the ability to accommodate all the fundamental types of resources and their related information.


Assigning resources is as easy as drag-n-drop. The WBS and Assignment views make it straight forward to review how the resources are assigned and actions that may be needed.


Scheduling activities, automatically or manually, is a snap. Merlin Project does most of the work for you, if you let it.


Knowing where your money is going is critical to a project's success. However, there is more than meets the eye.

New Features in Version 5

Resource Pool

"Resource Pool", a much request and anticipated feature is finally here. We can finally plan and schedule resources across multiple projects, without having to individually calculate availability.


A concept that originated in Japan, it revolutionized the way we think of projects & activities. Merlin Project now delivers this to you as part of its Netplan view.

Activity Grouping

With activity grouping, it is even easier to access the data you frequently need. Time saving efficiencies are abundant in Merlin Project.

New Style Editor

It is now even easier to give your plans & reports that personal flair. Make them look like anything you want, including your business identity.

Fresh Interface

The Merlin Project user interface received a substancial facelift from version 2 to version 4. With version 5, the user interface  has been further refined, making it even easier to view, navigate & use.

Collaborating with Merlin Project

Merlin Server

Merlin Server is the extension of Merlin Project, and allows for seamless sharing, limited web access as well as iOS integration. The sync feature is exceptional and provides multi-user line locking, as well as super fast speed. The changes made are available in near real-time.

Merlin Project Go

This iOS version is a companion to the full Merlin Project desktop edition. It allows for file access & editing via iOS devices, when using Merlin Server. Merlin Project Go may be purchased directly from the App Store on your iOS device.

Merlin Project Express

This is basic version of Merlin Project. While you can create plans & Gantt charts, advanced features are not available.This may be purchased directly from the App Store on your Mac computer.

Data Exchange

An awesome features of Merlin Project is its' ability to exchange data. One of the most useful is the ability to work together with Microsoft Project. Data can be exported in formats such as calendar items, images, OPML, Text, Rich Text, & XML. These formats open the door information sharing with a whole host of applications.