This is a user generated content for MyStory, a YourStory initiative to enable its community to contribute and have their voices heard. The views and writings here reflect that of the author and not of YourStory.

Want to switch from Trello? Here are 5 alternatives to consider

Friday January 13, 2017,

4 min Read

Today, there are a number of project management software available in the market. All these software are of great help in running projects successfully. But on the basis of its needs, an organization chooses the software that fits within its work culture.

Trello is one of those software that are highly popular among project management enthusiasts. The reason behind its popularity is that it’s a customizable platform, and any type of team easily adapts to it. Although it offers many features for easy management of projects, it still lacks some powerful features that other software offer.

So, if you are looking for the features Trello doesn’t have, I have selected some of the best alternatives to the software. Take a look -


A full fledged project management software, ProofHub offers features like task management to-do's, time tracking, discussions, milestones, file sharing, online proofing, gantt charts, kanban, group chat and a lot more.

The software helps to plan, organize and deliver projects efficiently. Just add people to your project, assign work to them and get it done on time. The software helps to update work in real time and notifies you on deliverables, completed tasks and upcoming deadlines. In addition, it helps to maintains an open channel of communication to improve teamwork. ProofHub’s individual plan is available at $18 per month, which manages up to 10 projects with 3 GB storage.


JIRA is a highly flexible tool that caters to needs of teams of all types and sizes. Initially released in 2002, the software is especially useful for software development teams. It is a perfect choice to track issues and map workflow in a project. It works on both, Scrum and Kanban project management methodologies.

JIRA lets you plan a project, track progress of work and create reports to analyze your team’s performance. With the software, you can link your tasks and bugs together. This helps in easy tracking of the issues in the project. The tool can be acquired at $10 per month for teams of up to 10 users.


Loaded with powerful features, Asana helps to manage tasks and team workflow in a project. It lets you create tasks and assign them to team members. Besides, you can add due dates to tasks, upload related documents, add comments and tags. With tags, it becomes easy to search tasks in the tool. The advanced search function in the software is a plus point.

You can tick off a task as soon as it gets completed. This way, your team remains updated on work progress. With the software, you can also create a custom field to track anything in your project. For instance, custom fields can be used to show the status and priority of tasks. Asana offers its Premium package at $8.33 per member per month.


A collaborative project management software, Wrike is a great option to manage workflow in all types of projects. The software offers all the features an ideal project management tool should have. With Wrike, you can enjoy features like interactive gantt charts, real-time collaboration, visual reporting, time tracking and scheduling.

Wrike makes task management a piece of cake. This is because key features of the software such as email integration, file management and collaboration have been built within task management. You can avail Wrike’s Professional plan at $49 per month for 5 users.


MeisterTask is a Kanban project management app using which teams can easily monitor their projects. The software is pretty easy to use and has an attractive dashboard to help teams collaborate smoothly.

With MeisterTask, you can assign tasks to team members, exchange comments on the tasks and prioritize them for seamless workflow. Once a project gets completed, you can also archive it. In addition, the software comes with the feature of keyboard navigation and time tracking. MeisterTask’s pro edition is priced at $9 per user per month.

If you have made up your mind to shift from Trello to some other tool, choose one of these 5 alternatives. And, don’t forget to consider your work culture before zeroing in on one.