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DescriptionAsana is a project management software that enables users to better collaborate on tasks and projects. It offers features such as task lists, calendars, file sharing, and email integration. Asana makes it easy for users to stay organized and focused on their work.Basecamp is the world’s most popular project management software. With over 2 million users in over 200 countries, Basecamp is used by some of the world’s leading companies to manage their projects. From small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Basecamp is trusted by teams of all sizes to keep their projects on track and organized. With a simple interface that makes it easy to get started, Basecamp is perfect for managing any type of project. You can create new projects in seconds, add team members with a few clicks, and start collaborating right away. All your project information is stored in one place so you can always find what you need, when you need it. Basecamp also comes with powerful features that make managing your projects even easier. With To-Dos, you can assign tasks to team members and set due dates so everyone knows what needs to be done and when it needs to be done by. The Message Board lets you post updates and announcements about your project so everyone stays informed about what’s going on. And with the Schedule view, you can see all your upcoming deadlines at a glance so you can plan accordingly.
Gitnux RatingGreat productGreat product
Pricing ModelUser-based-PricingTiered-Pricing
Pricing RatesBasic
Basecamp Pro Unlimited
Could be betterRecurrent tasks functionality
UX Experience Improved Notification
Consistency of features in all versions
Easy to Navigate Errors
Task Dependency
Key featuresTask Management Project Planning Project Monitoring Project ManagementTask Management
Project Planning
Resource Management
Project Monitoring
SupportEmail/Help Desk FAQs/Forum Knowledge Base
Email/Help Desk
Knowledge Base
24/7 (Live Rep)
Extended ReviewRead ReviewRead Review
Best forAsana makes it easier for teams to be more productive and work better.Basecamp is for Entrepreneurs, independent contractors, small enterprises and divisions inside of major organizations.
Workflow BuilderYesNo
Desktop and MobileYesYes

Workflow Builder

Workflow management features in Asana easily create tasks for yourself or assign one to a teammate. Sections let you customize Asana to match your workflows and add structure to any project. View your tasks in List, Board, Calendar, or Timeline view. Assign deadlines to ensure every task gets completed on time. It connect teams, integrate with everyday tools, and help manage goals. It’s the simple source of truth for all your work. Track tasks and projects in one place, so everyone understands how their work fits into the big picture. Keep everything on schedule. While in basecamp there is no workflow builder.


Timeline helps you craft project plans with realistic deadlines to spot any timing conflicts and make adjustments as work progresses. It’s a more powerful Gantt chart because it’s tied to underlying work in Asana and updates in real time. It is a live view of how your work fits together that helps you start projects on the right foot and hit your deadlines. With timeline view, you can create a project plan showing how all of your project’s pieces fit together. Asana Timeline allows you to map out your project plan and assign tasks to every individual member of your team. While in Basecamp there is no Timeline feature.


There are a few different calendar views in Asana. You can see your personal task list and projects on a calendar. Next time a teammate asks if you have the bandwidth, double check your calendar in My Tasks. Calendar is also visible in our mobile app, so you can quickly review or reschedule work when you’re away from your desk. Calendar in Asana give you different insights and should be used for different purposes, calendar view if your project is ongoing, if task are more independent of each other, if you want to get a glimpse of work happening this week or month, and if you’re looking at your own schedule in my task or your team’s overall schedule. Basecamp calendar keeps all your project dates, events, and deadlines in one place. It’s fast and easy to navigate. It come in two flavors: project and stand-alone. Project calendars contain all the events and dated to-dos in your projects. Stand-alone calendars are a great place to put events that don’t belong in a project: birthdays, holidays, days off, whatever.


Asana project reporting allows you to create charts on projects and understand, track, and compare important data across projects. Asana project report is a good way to quickly know the task distribution amongst the team members, performance of team members, delays in work, and so on. Universal Reporting allows you to consume and translate data in a visual, easily digestible format. Individuals across every level of your organization can combine charts in dashboard views to get a quick overview of the metrics they care about most. Basecamp’s reports are based on the information your team enters. It finds people’s messages, comments, assigned and completed to-dos, and lets you know what everyone has been up to. It also cut across every project so you can gain quick insight into a whole host of important details.

Desktop and Mobile

This application helps you find flow and control your work environment by removing distractions. The Asana for Desktop application is available on Mac and Windows (not supported on Linux.) All actions and features available in the browser version of Asana are also available on desktop. Asana’s Android app is compatible with Android version 8.0 and later. Using Asana offline When you create a task or comment offline, you’ll see a banner at the bottom of your app letting you know “Asana is offline.” For larger actions such as creating or editing tasks, subtasks, projects, or comments, a light grey cloud icon will appear next to those which have not been synced. Basecamp works anywhere you’ve got a web browser and the internet. Laptop, phone, tablet, hotel lounge, school computer lab, etc. Basecamp for iOS and Android devices Comment, catch-up, chat, or even put those notifications on snooze — you can do it all with Basecamp apps for iPhone, iPad, or Android. Basecamp for your Mac or PC When it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get to work, Basecamp is right there alongside the apps you use every day on Mac or Windows.


While Asana has some great native automation tools, their integration tools may not do everything you need. Zapier helps fill that void—making it easy to set up automated workflows with Asana that play nicely (and productively) with the rest of your tools. Asana provides a suite of Automation features through which you can automate repetitive tasks and processes which will help you focus on innovative tasks rather than tedious jobs. Automate your work save time and steps with Automation from Asana. Build Rules to automate manual tasks so your team can spend more time on strategic work. Automate your work day and connect Basecamp to 750+ business apps. Automatically get Evernote & OneNote checklists and tasks in Basecamp. View and manage Basecamp to-dos without leaving your Microsoft Outlook client.