Freedcamp is an economical project management system. The application can handle many typical project-related tasks. The user can track hours worked on a project, set milestones with dates and descriptions for projects, build to do lists, share files and hold discussions for collaboration. Users can also set up project RSS feeds to monitor updates and progress. A notifications system is also included so the user can see what has been assigned to them, even if they are not logged in to Freedcamp. Instant messaging is built in to the application so users can converse quickly and easily. Milestones also include a color status indicator with a countdown to its due date. The Freedcamp dashboard gives the user access to an overview of all their items at a glance.Show more screenshots »
Freedcamp was created by Enavu. The company has created a number of other functional applications, including a file sharing application called FZilla and 52 Framework, an HTML5 and CSS3 framework. Enavu also maintains the Web, a blog devoted to website development.
Freedcamp stands out because it brings together many of the basic functions most users want out of a project management application. Users can manage their time, set milestones and build to do lists to ensure they accomplish things within budget and deadline. The price of Freedcamp gives it another leg up on the competition. Overall, the application offers users a great balance of function and price that is hard to pass up, especially for a small business or other organization operating on a tight budget.
Freedcamp gives users a stylish application that utilizes the right level of organization and style. The color scheme remains very low key, with mostly greys and whites against a dark teal background. Vibrant blues fade throughout the website header while the application utilizes a similar color scheme to enhance the user’s experience. The application has struck an ideal balance between personality, color and spacing.
A new user can get started by clicking the white “Register” link in the upper, right hand corner or the light grey “Sign Up Today, It’s Free” button in the lower, left hand corner. The following page presents the user with the registration form which asks for a first name, last name, password, username and email address. The user must also choose their time zone from the drop down box provided. A small check box at the bottom of the form must be selected to confirm the user’s agreement with the Freedcamp terms and conditions. After filling out the form, the user can click the green “I’m Ready, Sign Me Up” button at the bottom to complete registration.
Freedcamp is currently available for free to all users. The site does not put any limitations on access, so users can turn to Freedcamp every time they have a new project that needs planned and completed. Although the application is currently in a beta status, the website states that there is no plan to add a fee for the service. Users will be given access to Freedcamp at no cost, indefinitely.
Freedcamp is a tool for small businesses, groups and organizations that complete projects on a tight budget. The free price tag is very appealing. Freedcamp also provides the user with a number of handy features that can be used for a variety of projects.