Merlin Project is the foremost Project Planning software made exclusively for the Mac. It is the best equivalent of Microsoft Project for Mac users. Joining Merlin Project are Merlin Server, Merlin Project Go & Merlin Project Express, bringing a complete solution for all your needs. Learn all about Merlin Project.
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.
No Gantt chart would be complete, if we could not establish the dependencies between activities & milestones. It is as easy as 123, to create links in Merlin Project.
A central pillar of project management. With just a click, one can see what is most critical to your projects deadlines..
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.