About Basecamp

Basecamp is an efficient collaboration tool used by thousands of teams across the globe. Teams use Basecamp to keep track of assignments, work together on documents, plan projects, chat, and more. Basecamp is opinionated. It's built for teams that want to be efficient and get things done without wasting time or putting in overtime. Experience the Basecamp Way of working by signing up for a free 30-day trial. There are no contracts, complex pricing, or long implementation plans—just good software and a fantastic support team that replies within minutes.
Basecamp Software - Your homepage is where you see everything that's going on around you.
Basecamp Software - Projects are at the heart of Basecamp. They include all the tools you may need to manage your team, like messages, to-dos, files, chat, and Card Table, our take on Kanban.
Basecamp Software - The Lineup shows you all projects at a glance. See schedules and who's working on what from one single screen.
Basecamp Software - Card Table is perfect for reactive work. Cards move through different columns as tasks change stages. Assign teammates, write comments, and even place cards on hold if you need to work on something else.
Basecamp Software - Ever wondered what you missed while out? Or how's progress on a project? With Basecamp, you can always check the Timeline and see everything happening. Whether you're checking on a project, a teammate, or the entire company, Basecamp makes it easy.
Basecamp Software - Every project includes a space to share documents, files, and images. With everything in one place, losing files is a thing of the past.
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Basecamp Software - Your homepage is where you see everything that's going on around you. - thumbnail
Basecamp Software - Projects are at the heart of Basecamp. They include all the tools you may need to manage your team, like messages, to-dos, files, chat, and Card Table, our take on Kanban. - thumbnail
Basecamp Software - The Lineup shows you all projects at a glance. See schedules and who's working on what from one single screen. - thumbnail
Basecamp Software - Card Table is perfect for reactive work. Cards move through different columns as tasks change stages. Assign teammates, write comments, and even place cards on hold if you need to work on something else. - thumbnail
Basecamp Software - Ever wondered what you missed while out? Or how's progress on a project? With Basecamp, you can always check the Timeline and see everything happening. Whether you're checking on a project, a teammate, or the entire company, Basecamp makes it easy. - thumbnail

Basecamp pricing

Basecamp has a free version and offers a free trial. Basecamp paid version starts at USD 15.00/month.

Starting Price:
USD 15.00/month
Free Version:
Yes
Free trial:
Yes

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Basecamp Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.2
Functionality
4.2
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Support
4.3
5 reviews of 14,441 View all reviews
Paul
Paul
  • Industry: Arts & Crafts
  • Company size: 11–50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 30/07/2021

I always come back to Basecamp

We have three sites. What Basecamp has provided is the unification of messages and tasks across all sites. It has added transparency that is invaluable to all of our team. We can keep important documents. Onboarding videos and other useful information. No more scraps of paper or post-it notes on peoples desks. It provides real accountability for everyone on the team. So simple to use which means 100% user adoption. Everyone loves Basecamp and we have tried every PM software out there. Basecamp is the best in the business!

Pros

When you first start using basecamp, two things strike you the most. It’s clean super tight interface and the lack of some common functions. I see both of these things as a positive. This might seem odd but you soon realise that the makers at Basecamp are uncompromising in their relentless pursuit of keeping you efficient. No bloat. No complication. These all adds up to adoption by the whole team. Which for me is the most important thing. You can have a perfect project management system, but if no one uses it. It’s useless. Basecamp’s gets everything on the same page.

Cons

I would love the app to give you persistent reminders for tasks! Snooze for 5 mins etc.

Alternatives Considered

monday.com

Reasons for Switching to Basecamp

It had everything we needed and nothing we didn't.
Casey
  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 51–200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 15/09/2023

The ultimate collab

Basecamp keeps our team moving on time, step by step. We're more efficient and thorough, and we don't miss any details.

Pros

One thing that's really nice about Basecamp is that the monthly price is the same no matter how many usersthe account will need. This means it's much more affordable especially for larger teams or companies. There's also a version of Basecamp that can be used for free, incase you'd like to try it out first.Setting up Basecamp was almost effortless. The Ul is so intuitive and helpful. Integrating Basecamp with other services is supported and may be done quickly without a complicated setup. Guest accounts are available and they add flexibility. Basecamp keeps all team members updated on events, deadlines, announcements, approvals, etc. Teams can manage projects, tasks, and ideas in one platform.It's looking to be the best collaboration app I've had.

Cons

I'm disappointed to see that time tracking and Gantt charts were not included, however I still think we're thriving with Basecamp. I'd also like to be able to leave our team communication app behind and only use Basecamp.

Alternatives Considered

Airtable

Reasons for Choosing Basecamp

Zoho projects lacked proper tools and customer support.

Switched From

Zoho Projects
war
  • Industry: Consumer Goods
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Daily for Free Trial
  • Review Source
Value for Money
1
Features
2
Ease of Use
2
Customer Support
1

1
Reviewed on 31/05/2024

Basecamp service is deplorable

Pros

I have nothing good to say about basecamp.

Cons

customer service is weak. I asked to cancel the service. I have been waiting 6 months

Verified Reviewer
  • Industry: Banking
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
0
Features
4
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
0

5
Reviewed on 03/05/2024

Good tool for collaboration with agencies

Pros

You can create tasks for your agency, set up the deadline. Chat under the task if something is not clear.
You can upload files.
You see a clear timeline of "events" - what particular users did (comment, upload file,..)

Cons

You cannot open some files within Basecamp, you have to download it.

Kevin
Kevin
  • Industry: Retail
  • Company size: 1,001–5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
5
Features
3
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
5

4
Reviewed on 18/05/2021

Basecamp for Teams

We have started and completed close to 150 projects in Basecamp; crossing every department in our organization. It has helped us keep people informed, keep tasks on target, and complete projects in a timely and efficient manner. Their help system is very detailed. It seems like most reviewers just can not find it. https://3.basecamp-help.com/

We are very pleased with the product, but we want to see more enhancements coming, and more often. The product desperately needs sublists, priorities, milestones, and very tight integration with Office 365.

We would also like to see the use of templates. Anything from planning a canoe trip to launching a new retail store would be very helpful.

Overall, it is a great product, but we may outgrow it if enhancements are not added.

If some of these features do not come soon, it may drive long-standing customers away from the product.

Pros

We have been using Basecamp for 7 years now. What we liked at first was the simple design and speed at which you can learn the product. You can be up, running and have a project underway in less than 10 minutes. It checked all the boxes initially. Simple to use, ability to create project groups and associated tasks, assign users, and dates, and attach files. In Basecamp 3 they added grouped tasks within the parent list, and the ability to assign multiple people to a single task.

Cons

Basecamp needs sublists, priorities, and milstones. They also need to build a native integration completely into Office 365. Instead of fighting it, embrace Office 365 Sharepoint, Onedrive, and Teams.

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