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LibrePlan is a free software web application for project management, monitoring and control.

LibrePlan is a collaborative tool to plan, monitor and control projects and has a rich web interface which provides a desktop alike user experience. All the team members can take part in the planning and this makes possible to have a real-time planning.

It was designed thinking on a scenario where multiple projects and resources interact to carry out the work inside a company. Besides, it makes possible the communication with other company tools providing a wide set of web services to import and export data.


  • Resource management:

    • Two type of resources: machines and workers.
    • Flexible calendars easily reusable.
    • Resource configuration based on skills and roles.
  • Planning:

    • Simple way to configure and estimate the work to plan. It is carried out through Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) [1].
    • Different detail levels during the planning.
    • Two ways to allocate resources:
      • Specific allocation: Concrete individuals.
      • Assisted generic allocation: Based on skills and roles fulfilled by the resources.
    • Templates to reuse work. Projects can be created based on templates for repeatable tasks being able to save time.
    • Automatic resource reallocation in order to minimize overload (overtime).
    • Advanced allocation. Manual configuration of daily work hours on a task when automatic allocation does not suit your needs.
    • Monte Carlo method. Statistical simulation to calculate the possibility to complete a project in a range of dates.
  • Projects control and monitoring:

    • Company global analysis.
    • Earned Value Management [2]. Project management method to objectively measure progress and performance of a project.
    • Planning quality management. It is possible to control quality of the tasks to be performed through forms.
    • Projects cost analysis.
    • Reported hours: worked hours are assigned to each task to track costs during the planning
    • Progress measurement through different unit types.
  • Outsourcing

    LibrePlan provides support for companies that do outsourcing:

    • Project tasks can be outsourced and sent to the LibrePlan installation of the supplier.
    • You can receive progress notifications of the subcontractors to know how outsourced tasks are evolving .
  • Other features:

    • Materials. You can manage the materials that planned tasks need to be carried out.
    • Complete users system with permissions, LDAP authentication, etc.


  • JRE 8 - Java Runtime Environment

    Project depends on Java 8 JRE is needed in order to run it

  • PostgreSQL - Object-relational SQL database

    A database server is needed. You could use PostgreSQL or MySQL as you prefer.

  • Tomcat 8 - Servlet and JSP engine

    Server to deploy the application. You could use Jetty instead.

  • JDBC Driver - Java database (JDBC) driver for PostgreSQL

    To connect application with PostgreSQL database in Tomcat

  • CutyCapt - Utility to capture WebKit's rendering of a web page

    Required for printing

  • Xvfb - Virtual Framebuffer 'fake' X server

    Used by CutyCapt for printing

See INSTALL file for installation instructions.

See HACKING file for compilation requirements and instructions.


The cutting-edge version of this project is always available from the Git repository at https://github.com/LibrePlan/libreplan

Released versions are available at http://sourceforge.net/projects/libreplan/files/


You can find more information about LibrePlan at http://www.libreplan.org/home/

For information related with LibrePlan development you can visit the wiki at http://wiki.libreplan.org/twiki/bin/view/LibrePlan

Reporting bugs

Please use the bug tracker to report bugs at http://bugs.libreplan.org/


LibrePlan is released under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License version 3 [3].

Please read the COPYING file for details.


This project was initially sponsored by Fundación para o Fomento da Calidade Industrial e o Desenvolvemento Tecnolóxico de Galicia [4].

Please see AUTHORS file for more information about the authors.