Create Project Schedules and Gantt Charts in Excel

easy | fast | smart

1684 happy users

The best alternative to Microsoft Project for your daily schedules

About Friendly Schedule
  • Compatible with Excel 2007 and later versions.
  • No installation required: simply download the file and open it with Excel.
  • Lifetime license.
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  • Macros shall be enabled to run the program.
  • Add up to 500 tasks.
  • Pick a different color for each activity (from MS Office palette).
  • Choose between many different styles: solid bars, gradient, tubes, stripes, dark, light, thick, thin, etc.
  • Add your own logo to your reports.
  • Option to translate terms and customize the template (full translation into Spanish included!).
  • Show dependencies between activities.
  • Friendly Date Picker for entering dates.
  • Automatic schedule generation when entering new tasks.
  • Automatic calculation of the end date based on the task duration or performance.
  • Count working or calendar days.
  • Customize your calendar with working days, weekend and local holidays.
  • Option to hide the schedule bars on non-working days.
  • Calculation of daily performance per working or calendar day.
  • Calculation of % of completion.
  • Multiple flexible fields for adding details to the activities
  • Option to show/hide columns.
  • Option to enable/disable project tracking.
  • Option to choose the scale for your project: daily, weekly, monthly, yearly and custom scale.
  • Option to get automatically the ‘best scale’ for your schedule.
  • Option to reschedule tasks.
  • Option to change the first day of a group of tasks and reschedule them automatically.
  • Option to copy/move/displace/delete tasks.
  • Option to stretch and shrink tasks.
  • Option to enable/disable a grid on the schedule.
  • Automatic selection of the print area.
  • Automatic PDF creation.
  • Option to export the Schedule to a new Excel workbook for customization.

My name is Gerardo Marote
and I am Friendly Schedule’s developer

Contact me if you have questions of sugestions

Friendly Schedule is under constant developement so maybe you would like to be updated when new versions are launched

1684 happy users of Friendly Schedule