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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 jxProject.

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 positive/negative lag.

  • Arbitrary constraints: Start After, Finish After, Start Before, Finish Before.

  • Full Undo/Redo and Cut/Copy/Paste and Drag/Drop to other applications functionality.

  • Full time resource leveling with user ability to enable/disable.

  • A resource optimizer which automatically identifies gaps in resource schedules and moves tasks into those gaps.

  • 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]

  • Familiar hierarchical parent/child task structure: summary task/task

  • No limit to the number of links per task.

  • 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 table/chart.

  • 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 4x10s.

  • 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 their schedules.

  • 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.

  • Multi-platform capable: Windows, Linux, Mac, Solaris.

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 software.

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.

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