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ActiveCollab Review

ActiveCollab OUR SCORE 89%
starting price $6.25
our score 89%
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  1. What is ActiveCollab
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is ActiveCollab?

ActiveCollab is an easy-to-use yet powerful web-based collaboration and project management platform that helps teams become more efficient and to collaborate in a seamless manner. It allows users to keep all their data in one place where team members with access can communicate, be updated, and see the tasks they need to work on next without issues. It also features robust security, giving users peace of mind when collaborating with clients. Users also have control over what features and areas their clients will be able to access. As a web-based platform, ActiveCollab leaves users free of any maintenance, administrative work, and hosting. But in case you want full control over your URL, data, and be able to give access to an unlimited number of members, the platform also offers a self-hosted option.

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ActiveCollab features

Main features of ActiveCollab are:

  • Collaborative Writing
  • My ActiveCollab
  • Project Management
  • Quickbooks & Xero integration
  • Desktop & mobile app
  • Budget vs cost tracking
  • Invoicing
  • Task Management
  • File Management
  • Online payments
  • Advanced reports
  • Unlimited tasks
  • Calendar
  • Time and Expense Tracking
  • Team Collaboration
  • Recurring tasks
  • Invoice Management
  • Client management
  • Email Integration
  • Task dependencies
  • Unlimited projects
  • Unlimited time records
  • Time estimates

ActiveCollab Benefits


The main benefits of ActiveCollab are its functionalities that enable seamless collaboration and make workflows organized, the robust data security that gives its users peace of mind, email integration for constant communication from the beginning to the end of each collaboration project, and time-tracking features that are helpful when computing charges for the staffs and clients. Here are more details:

Seamless Collaboration

Whether you and your team are working in the same office or from different corners of the globe, ActiveCollab can help in ensuring that everyone is on the same page. This platform comes with a variety of features that boost and streamline file sharing, tasks delegation, team discussion, internal communication, and so much more.

Organized Workflow

With ActiveCollab, teams can create task lists and subtasks, making workflow more organized. The task list is the first thing users will see when they open the platform, so they can easily monitor the progress of a project, know which tasks missed the deadline, and which ones are ongoing.

Robust Data Security

Organizations can set up role-based permissions to determine what their team members, as well as clients, can view and access. With this control, users can already include whoever is involved in the project in the ActiveCollab space without the fear of sacrificing the confidentiality and security of data.

Email Integration

Email, as well as in-line notification integrations, allows everyone involved in a collaboration project to talk communicate with each other about the project details, keep everyone updated of the project’s progress, and brainstorm ideas.

Keep Track of Time

The platform enables its users to keep track of the payable hours, making it specifically helpful in payroll management. Apart from being a huge help when it comes to computing the payment for the staff, this feature also makes calculating the charges that need to go into the invoice of the client much easier.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

ActiveCollab Integrations

The following ActiveCollab integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • Basecamp
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Slack
  • TestLodge
  • PayPal
  • Zapier
  • TimeCamp
  • Client+App
  • Wrike
  • Trello
  • Quickbooks
  • Stripe
  • Asana
  • Hubstaff
  • Authorize.Net
  • Braintree
  • Xero


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Pricing Plans

ActiveCollab pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
$999/one-time payment
$999/one-time payment