The Getting Started screen walks you through basic capabilities to get you up to speed quickly
Start your project quickly, using one of the many pre-built templates
Familiar automated scheduling helps to reduce inefficiencies and training time
Keep your projects organized and on track
Understand task relationships with task path highlighting in Gantt charts.
Auto-populate start and end dates based on dependencies.
Track and compare actual progress to the original project plan.
Copy to Office apps
Easily copy project information from Project and paste it into Office apps.
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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