You can install jxProject on all of your computers at no cost.
You'll also be able to share your project plans with anyone that has
access to the Internet, because everyone on the Internet can access
and install jxProject. Windows, Linux and Solaris are supported
platforms and many Mac OSX users have reported great success using
The free version is supported by advertising, in the upper right
hand corner of the application there is a sponsor window to display
the advertisements. A new image is scrolled into view every few
seconds. The free version can be converted to commercial version
without the advertising by purchasing a serial number ($20.00 USD)
and activating the software. See the benefits of activation in the
Purchase / Buy section of this site.
Built in, self contained constraint solver.
Supported task link types: Finish to Start, Finish
to Finish, Start to Finish, Start to Start, Resource User with
Full Undo/Redo and Cut/Copy/Paste and Drag/Drop to
other applications functionality.
Full time resource leveling with user ability to
A resource optimizer which automatically
identifies gaps in resource schedules and moves tasks into those
Tasks may be of fixed work, fixed duration, or
fixed span. Task schedule driver is clearly indicated in the table.
Critical Path Analysis; start float, finish float,
early start, late start, early finish, late finish. User can have
values displayed in the table and graphically on the charts.
Critical task criteria is user definable; critical
tasks are color coded on the chart.
World class accuracy: All calculations are
performed in milliseconds. Duration driven tasks are scheduled
within a (+/-)5 millisecond tolerance, work and span driven tasks
are scheduled within (+/-)2 minute tolerance.
Work, Duration and Span units are user selectable.
[Seconds, Minutes, Hours, Days, Weeks, Months, Years]
Resource Assignments: Any combination from none,
one, multiple or partial resources.
Clear and traceable circular constraint violation
messages allows user to locate dependency problems.
Drag and Drop to move/copy tasks in the
Drag and Drop resources onto assigned tasks.
[Multiple resources to multiple tasks in a single operation]
True 24 hour representations of all schedules for
tasks, resources and calendars.
Powerful rule based scheduling allows 100% custom
schedule for each calendar/resource including part time resources.
Fully supports shift work scheduling such as
first, second, third and/or swing shifts. Four day, ten hour days
Resources inherit schedules from their parent
calendars, overriding of parent schedules is fully supported.
Each calendar has a timezone which is used
consistently throughout all scheduling calculations.
Supports scheduling of work time, time off, or
paid time off.
The user can define Full Time Equivalent (FTE)
work hours for display/edit of actual work of resources.
Dates supported from the year 1900 through 9999
Fixed task key number assignments, can be
re-sequenced by user via right mouse click on header.
Full printing support including the ability to
“shrink/expand” the project plan onto fewer/more pages.
Ability to overlay Gantt chart with work schedules
of resources assigned to tasks
Support for millions of calendars and resources.
Ability to overlay tasks assigned to resources on
Three sample project plans included for learning
and experimentation are easily accessible via the “Help->Sample
Projects” menu. Be sure to push the “Op” button
and watch the optimizer shrink the project plan.
If you like jxProject, talk to other Project Managers at your
company about the possibility of making jxProject your company's
standard Project Management tool. Be sure to talk to your Operations
Manager about this initiative. They will need to install the latest
JRE from Oracle on every new computer that comes into your company.
The jxProject application can be installed on each computer, or run
from a single location on a server, accessible to the client
machines. This can make the updating of a the company Project
Management software as easy as installing a single copy of the
All of the user documentation on jxProject is posted on this web
site so you can take a good look at its capabilities. jxProject is a
100% Java application running on the 1.6 or higher version of the
Java Runtime Environment. Check the "News" section of this
web site for regular updates on release dates and other goings on.