Project Professional 2021
- Pre-built templates help you get your project started on the right track
- Sync with Project Online and Project Server
- Submit timesheets to capture time spent on project and non-project work
- Run what-if scenarios to make the most of your task assignments
- Auto-populate start and end dates based on dependencies
- Visually represent complex schedules with built-in multiple timelines
- Licensed for 1 PC
- Supports Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) and is compatible with Office LTSC and Office 2021
Improve project selection and on-time delivery
Manage your projects more efficiently with the right timelines, budgets, and resources.
Reduce inefficiencies and training time with automated scheduling tools
Manage resources effectively to build project teams
Make informed decisions with built-in reports
Keep your projects organized and on track
Easily get started using one of the many pre-built templates available in Project Professional.
Use tools you know like Gantt charts to create schedules with ease and reduce training time.
Enable decisionmakers to track and compare actual progress to the original project plan.
Built-in reports like Burndown and Resource Overview provide insights to stakeholders to achieve better results.
Submit timesheets to capture time spent on project and non-project work for payroll, invoicing, and more.
Task path highlighting in Gantt charts gives you visibility to the relationships between tasks.
Hover over team members’ names in a project plan to see online presence and start chats or calls through Microsoft Teams for Business (licensed separately).
For the system requirements for Project Professional 2021, Project Standard 2021, and Project Plan 3, please review the Microsoft 365 and Office Resources page.
For the system requirements for Project Professional 2021, Project Server 2021, and Project Plan 5, please review the Microsoft 365 and Office Resources page.
You can install Project Plan 3 on up to five PCs.
You can connect with us on the Project forums such as Project blog on Tech Community.
The core features of the two products are nearly identical when initially purchased. However, Project Plan 3 always gives you the latest version of Project. Project Professional is a perpetual license, and once activated, it will not expire. Project Plan 3 requires an active subscription.
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1.6 gigahertz (GHz) or faster, 2-core
Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows Server 2019
4 GB RAM; 2 GB RAM (32-bit)
Hard disk space
4.0 GB of available disk space
1280 x 768 screen resolution
DirectX 10 graphics card for graphics hardware acceleration
Additional system requirements
See System Requirements for the full list of system requirements