Kintone vs. ProjectLibre

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Kintone
Score 8.6 out of 10
N/A
Kintone is a customizable digital workplace platform that lets the user manage data, tasks, and communication in one central place. Over 23,000 customers use Kintone’s no-code platform with more than 1.5 million database and workflow applications custom built for their businesses. Kintone is provided by Cybozu Inc., a Tokyo-based public company founded in 1997. Boasting users among the largest F500 companies, Kintone's no-code platform with granular governance aims…
$24
per month per user
ProjectLibre
Score 7.5 out of 10
N/A
ProjectLibre is an open source project management software built as a software as a service (SaaS) deployment.N/A
Pricing
KintoneProjectLibre
Editions & Modules
Professional Subscription
$24
per month per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
KintoneProjectLibre
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAll subscriptions have a minimum 5 users requirement. We also offer Nonprofit Subscription (only applies to 501(c)3 orgs), GOV subscription and EDU subscription at $15/month/user. For Enterprise accounts, please contact us directly for custom pricing.
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Features
KintoneProjectLibre
Low-Code Development
Comparison of Low-Code Development features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
9.2
43 Ratings
4% above category average
ProjectLibre
-
Ratings
Platform Security9.334 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform User Management9.440 Ratings00 Ratings
Reusability9.338 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform Scalability9.440 Ratings00 Ratings
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
ProjectLibre
6.8
14 Ratings
10% below category average
Task Management00 Ratings7.314 Ratings
Resource Management00 Ratings7.914 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings8.213 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings7.314 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings5.812 Ratings
Team Collaboration00 Ratings6.511 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology00 Ratings5.99 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology00 Ratings6.49 Ratings
Document Management00 Ratings6.512 Ratings
Email integration00 Ratings6.46 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.53 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking00 Ratings5.79 Ratings
Change request and Case Management00 Ratings5.87 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management00 Ratings6.214 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Kintone
-
Ratings
ProjectLibre
6.6
11 Ratings
11% below category average
Quotes/estimates00 Ratings6.06 Ratings
Invoicing00 Ratings5.87 Ratings
Project & financial reporting00 Ratings6.27 Ratings
Integration with accounting software00 Ratings8.53 Ratings
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User Ratings
KintoneProjectLibre
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(48 ratings)
7.5
(14 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.3
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.8
(5 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(46 ratings)
9.8
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
6.8
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.4
(42 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
1.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
5.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Professional Services
3.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
2.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
KintoneProjectLibre
Likelihood to Recommend
Kintone
Kintone is great if you want a software that will help you in managing your data, and keep track of which tasks are assigned to whom. It also helps to streamline communication and information in one central place. However, it is not for you if you are looking for something complex that has to manage a lot of data.
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ProjectLibre
As a project management tool, especially with more straightforward timelines and components, ProjectLibre is a great alternative to some of the costly PM software tools. I have managed many projects with both MS Project and ProjectLibre, and I think ProjectLibre is a great alternative, especially when I've worked in regions of the world where users cannot afford other PM tools.
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Pros
Kintone
  • Flexibility. You can build apps (without coding) to serve a wide range of processes and projects.
  • Ease of use. The interface is intuitive.
  • Training. There are resources readily available to train new users. Even starting from scratch, I felt like I was up to speed in just a few hours.
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ProjectLibre
  • ProjectLibre is great for project management. It allows us to establish milestones and timeline planning for projects.
  • It allows us to stay organized among multiple projects.
  • It is extremely simple to use with a simple interface. It takes little time to plan out a project with key dates and provides a nice graphic.
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Cons
Kintone
  • I feel that Kintone is not well enough known yet. This means that other apps/APIs are not necessarily easy to connect with Kintone. Yes, you can use Zapier though for interfacing with other apps.
  • It would be great if it could give more customized options to change the look and format of certain things. You can make price quote apps, for example, but have to rely on 3rd party apps or programming skills to customize the look and fields.
  • If you make a table as an input field, it cannot connect to other internal Kintone apps for lookups and such.
  • I think there is more potential to make more customized data graphs.
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ProjectLibre
  • Customer service is not there - I understand that the product is open source but some kind of forum with FAQs, etc. can come in handy
  • App crashes at time for no reason. There have been instances where you try to create a new task and all the diagrams and other items get messed up
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Likelihood to Renew
Kintone
I still think that there's a room for Kintone's future, and high expectations for them in additional features and innovative tools and supports. Truly hope that they will support email features, and standardized supports for various plug-ins with the 3rd party software and apps. In the meantime, we will have to consider our ways of doing our work in all aspects
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ProjectLibre
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Usability
Kintone
Kintone is agile app and most of the time we can easily come up with new apps. However, there should be more feature-based drag and drop and or a visual-based usability, as we all want to minimize the number of clicks and dropdown menu selections as much as possible. Thanks.
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ProjectLibre
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Kintone
Never had an issue with this.
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ProjectLibre
No answers on this topic
Performance
Kintone
No issues.
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ProjectLibre
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Kintone
I have had very specific questions about different aspects of the software, and I have always been able to get a hold of someone who could help. If my sales rep didn’t know the answer, he would get me in touch with someone who did know the answer. The whole team is very ready to help. It definitely feels like they view my success as their success, which is so important with this type of software.
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ProjectLibre
There are a lot of discussions online about it, and a customer addition based manual. While that can lead to some confusion, I am not the kind of person who likes talking on the phone. So it is easier to go online with ProjectLibre!
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Implementation Rating
Kintone
Everyone has their own tastes of things and way they want to work. Asking them to adapt to the changes with the new tools or apps is always difficult. We would want to start with a very small but best example within the organization, which in our case was that the employees will not be bothered by the bosses by being asked to find the documents, status of the progresses, or major things/requests/projects.
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ProjectLibre
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Alternatives Considered
Kintone
Kintone is the easiest product to create from and the cost is the lowest I believe. In addition, reconfigurability and extendability are great. If you look for a low code tool, you can try Kintone. But as same as another low code tool, don't expect too much.
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ProjectLibre
We decided to go with ProjectLibre because it is a free tool and there is a great community that supports us in case there are any questions or concerns about the software. This has allowed us to be able to invest time without having to worry about licensing costs or anything else.
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Kintone
Should be multiple pricing packages.
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ProjectLibre
No answers on this topic
Scalability
Kintone
I could see this work for all departments if implemented correctly.
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ProjectLibre
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Professional Services
Kintone
Needed improvement at the time.
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ProjectLibre
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Kintone
  • It has helped us reduce the amount of people we need to track our inventory. We’ve saved time and money using less people.
  • We are able to see our data much better now and have a spot that we can all look at the database on the go.
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ProjectLibre
  • ProjectLibre is free so it has allowed us to collaborate on MS Project files for users that run a Mac or Linux machine
  • Learning curve is minimal since it so closely resembles MS Project
  • Not all MS Project features (especially the newer editions) are present but it's best for users that are not the primary PM to user ProjectLibre.
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ScreenShots

Kintone Screenshots

Screenshot of View apps from portalScreenshot of 4 ways to build an appScreenshot of Mobile accessScreenshot of Drag and drop interfaceScreenshot of Business app views