Looking for free project management software for Mac OS X, i’d recommend GanttProject. GanttProject is a Free Project Management Software for Mac, Linux and Windows. This Project Management Software looks almost the same as Microsoft Project but it’s FREE (including commercial use).
Although the feature for this free project management software is not as much as Ms Project, most people only use 20% from what Ms Project provide. So i think this free project management software is enough for most of the people, unless you have very complicated project or you are an advance user for project management software.
I’ve personally using GanttProject for my project roadmap. So far there is no problem and this project management software is very easy to use. I don’t even read any manual, and i’ve created my project schedule!
Besides, you can also export your project schedule to HTML (and upload to your web host thru FTP automatically) and PDF. If your friends is using Ms Project, you can even export your project from GanttProject to Ms Project compatible xml file.
There are also few useful features come with this free project management software:-
– Task hierarchy and dependencies
– Gantt Chart
– Resource load chart
– Generation of PERT chart
– PDF and HTML report
– Ms Project import / export
– WebDav based groupwork
Hope this free project management software able to help you in managing your project with minimum cost!