David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / December 14, 2012
This set contains applications that allow planning, scheduling, organizing, tracking and managing various projects and tasks. The thing that all these applications have in common is the fact that they are all open source.
Download solution synonyms: Open Source Task Planner, Open Source Program to Manage Projects, Open Source Project Management Tool, Open Source Task Management Tool
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
OpenProj 1.4 is an open source desktop project management application. It provides control, tracking and management of projects. The GUI is friendly and easy to use. The installation process is very easy to perform and it requires Java 5 minimum or Java 6 recommended. OpenProj works on Linux, Unix, Mac or Windows platforms, and it's free.
GanttProject is a project management planning tool to schedule and track projects. This management tool is a Gantt chart that allows creating, editing and deleting tasks. Its GUI is easy and friendly to use. Its installation is easy to perform and some components must be selected during the process. GanttProject is an open source program that runs in any platform (Windows, Linux, Mac OSX, etc).
As a freelancer you have to constantly be aware of your project deadlines and accurately calculate your time spent working on your tasks. To do so, you can try Task Coach, an efficient application that helps you keep track of your project progress and offers you with a simple way to organize your tasks.
Take control of the information in your life through one consolidated interface. Plan by typing your thoughts freehand. Link your thoughts to files, Web pages, and email messages. Organize everything into a single, integrated document that helps you manage all the projects you want to get done. Planz™ is an overlay to your file system so your information stays under your control.