Merlin Project Express - Gantt 4+

Project management for anyone


    • 4.2 • 63 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Merlin Project Express is the slickest project management app for the Mac – optimized for home and semi-professional users.

Do you only work on projects occasionally? Then subscribing to Merlin Project Express is precisely for you. Only pay when you actually use the app, and once you’ve tried it out in your own time.

• Annual or monthly subscription required to create & work on projects
• No subscription required to open and view existing Merlin Project documents
• 14 days free trial included

Are you a project professional? Then take a look at our main product "Merlin Project", which is also available here in the App Store.

Prices vary depending on geographical location. Subscriptions are billed via your credit card or iTunes account. Your subscription will renew automatically unless canceled within 24 hours prior to the end of the current subscription period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. You may cancel automatic renewal by selecting Manage App Subscriptions in your iTunes Account settings and selecting the subscription you want to modify.

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What’s New

Version 8.1.5

Fixed issues:
- Improved general stability.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

henrythetechnophile ,

The LITTLE Brother of Merlin Project

Overall, I like this app very much. It is significantly less expensive to RENT than Merlin Project, and noticeably less powerful. Most of the professional Project Management features of Merlin Project won't be missed - but a few will be. For example, there's no view or report that shows a resource is overbooked (as far as I can see).

It's important to note that the FILES are compatible between Project Express and Merlin Project, so you can always rent its big brother to get a missing view or report.

Developer Response ,

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the app. We appreciate your feedback.

Freudiemac ,

Better than MS Project on a Mac

For the price of a latte per month, you can have a powerful tool for building and managing projects. The beauty of Merlin is you can keep it simple or deep dive into utilizations and cost. Need to get a project approved by management? You can quickly create colorful Gannt charts and export them to your presentation software. Did someone in your group build an MS project program and you just want to look at it? Merlin reads and writes MS Project. Don't have a Mac? For the same price of MS Project you can buy a new Macbook Merlin. Or buy an iPad and Merlin for half the cost ,keep your Windows machine and buy 100 lattes.

Developer Response ,

Exactly Freudiemac, keep it simple and go for as much information depth as you need with a great flexibility on the devices to use it. Thanks for your feedback, we really appreciate it.

CHRISmanWeb ,

Love or Hate

I've been using this app for a couple of years already and while lately the developers have improved the UI and made some meaningful changes, I still run into extremely frustrating situation. Either resource assignments don't calculate correctly or you get conflict warnings without any explanation or simply basic controls are burried and takes forever to do simple operation. That's why I love it and a hate it at the same time!

Developer Response ,

Thank you CHRISmanWeb for your review. Feel free to contact our support when ever need to, we'll be happy to help you:

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