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8 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • TickTick ranks higher in 1 feature set: Project Management

Project Management

7.4

ActiveCollab

74%
9.0

TickTick

90%
TickTick ranks higher in 8/14 features

Task Management

9.0
90%
11 Ratings
10.0
100%
2 Ratings

Resource Management

7.0
70%
7 Ratings
7.0
70%
1 Rating

Gantt Charts

8.8
88%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Scheduling

6.3
63%
10 Ratings
8.0
80%
2 Ratings

Workflow Automation

7.0
70%
1 Rating
8.0
80%
1 Rating

Team Collaboration

8.0
80%
12 Ratings
10.0
100%
2 Ratings

Support for Agile Methodology

7.0
70%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Support for Waterfall Methodology

7.0
70%
1 Rating
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Document Management

8.1
81%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Email integration

8.4
84%
8 Ratings
10.0
100%
1 Rating

Mobile Access

3.0
30%
9 Ratings
9.0
90%
2 Ratings

Timesheet Tracking

9.9
99%
8 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Change request and Case Management

8.8
88%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budget and Expense Management

5.9
59%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Professional Services Automation

7.5

ActiveCollab

75%

TickTick

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
ActiveCollab ranks higher in 4/4 features

Quotes/estimates

6.9
69%
7 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoicing

6.9
69%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project & financial reporting

8.4
84%
6 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Integration with accounting software

7.9
79%
4 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • TickTick is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

ActiveCollab

80%
12 Ratings
9.0

TickTick

90%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

7.1

ActiveCollab

71%
6 Ratings
10.0

TickTick

100%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ActiveCollab

Scenarios where ActiveCollab works well 1) ActiveCollab works well for small teams specifically T&M teams.Its invoicing feature is unique & can make your life easy. 2) It is very easy to use & posses good range of filters like on the task list, we can drag/drop tasks, Filter by assignee's,
tasks lists, due dates, or completed tasks. 3) It has some simple but awesome features like when you're in
the middle of writing something i.e a comment on story and get interrupted,
it retains what you wrote. 4) It allows you to tag team members in threads of comments to grab their attention, its really needed when teams are distributed. Thus helping team members to collaborate easily & stay on same page. 5) It integrates pretty well with other web apps like quickbooks , Slack, Trello, HubSpot, Zapier etc Scenarios where ActiveCollab did not work well 1) Tasks can not have multiple assignee's here so if two members are working on same task it did not allow you to reflect that. 2) Sorting capability is not their under invoicing 3) It did not work well for larger teams 4) Search option is not very detailed & you may end up wasting lot of time searching one particular bug or issue.












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TickTick

TickTick works well for personal use - managing daily and/or recurring to do's through a variety of lists. These can be renamed as needed. This has contributed to an increase in the completion of projects for me. TickTick also works well for collaboration on a list by list basis. Say that I have a project at work that I need to work with a teammate on - I can create the list and share it with my teammate. From there we can tag-team the project. There is the option for adding to-do lists inside of a top-level list and areas for commenting by the collaborators. This allows us to bypass unneeded meetings or emails to remember what needs to be done next on the project. TickTick may be less suited for situations where photos or files need to be shared for a project or for more complex project management.
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Pros

ActiveCollab

  • Great for project and task assignments, project workflow and communications.
  • Solid web-based platform that doesn't require software downloads, also includes great mobile platform.
  • Great reporting tools for managing billing, estimating, project workflow and other essential project details.
  • Allows for both the agency and its clients to interact on a single platform using role-specific permissions.
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TickTick

  • Quick Input Feature
  • Custom List
  • Multi view. Including the calendar view and kanban view
  • Multi-platform including web, desktop, and mobile
  • Easy-to-share specific list
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Cons

ActiveCollab

  • Does not maintain default categories for tasks
  • Makes information difficult to share with others not on AC
  • Relies on other people to track their time correctly in categories for estimates
  • Mobile app is very hard to use and not user-friendly if you are working with multiple projects
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TickTick

  • The task reminders are in the form of a notification - it would be nice to have an email option.
  • All tasks due on the same day/time show up as one notification versus separate - this can be hard to separate as far as task planning goes.
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Pricing Details

ActiveCollab

Starting Price

$7 per member/per month

Editions & Modules

ActiveCollab editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Self-Hosted Plan$999.001
ActiveCollab Project Management$7.002

Footnotes

  1. license
  2. per member/per month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

Optional $6.25

Additional Details

TickTick

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

TickTick editions and modules pricing
EditionModules

Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Support Rating

    ActiveCollab

    We have not required support for ActiveCollab as it works pretty seamlessly. We didn't have any issues with using the platform or with any billing issues. The self-service aspect of the platform is robust and easy to navigate so we have not encountered any errors that required assistance from the support team.
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    TickTick

    In all honesty, we have never needed to reach out to TickTick for support.
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    Alternatives Considered

    ActiveCollab

    ActiveCollab is easier to use and simpler in its setup. It has the right mix of features and simplicity. It's also project-oriented which is important for our workflow. Other tools are often too task-oriented, making it hard to track projects. Overall, ActiveCollab has a great mix of simplicity with good features.
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    TickTick

    TickTick has a better UI and UX compared to the other competitors, and the Quick Add feature from any window is a must for inbox task management!
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    Return on Investment

    ActiveCollab

    • Allows our team to stay organized and keep conversations on tasks.
    • The To-Do List email every morning helps me mentally prepare and know exactly what I should be doing as soon as I start work.
    • Powerful and useful integrations save lots of time (Google Drive, Slack, Dropbox, Zapier and more!).
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    TickTick

    • The free feature is quite enough for normal user, but PRO also is not too expensive
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