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Open Workbench 1.1.4 is now available

Open Workbench, the first compelling and free alternative to Microsoft Project, is the trusted tool for more than 100,000 project management professionals around the world. Released in December 2005, version 1.1.4 provides new enhancements and bug fixes.

Get involved with the world's most prominent open-source scheduling application:

- Download the Open Workbench 1.1.4 application to start scheduling your projects.
- Download the Release Notes for Open Workbench 1.1.4 to read about all the latest enhancements and bug fixes.
- Download the source code for Open Workbench 1.1.4, and get involved in the Open Workbench developer community by adding new features, fixing bugs, and continuing to make Open Workbench the leading open-source scheduling application.... read more

Posted by Gwen Lowe 2005-12-19

OpenWorkbench 1.1 is now GA!

The promised features are complete, the extensive testing is concluded, and you can now download the GA-quality source code for Open Workbench 1.1. Open Workbench, the first compelling and free alternative to Microsoft(R) Project, is the trusted tool for more than 100,000 project management professionals around the world, in part because of its unique ability to generate schedules based on resource constraints. The Open Workbench executable has been downloaded more 27,000 times since it's 1.0 release in July, while its proprietary predecessor is even more widely used. Now this vibrant and growing user community will benefit from the impressive list of enhancements in release 1.1, including:
XML interface for input and output to Open Workbench
MSP interface to convert project plans to Open Workbench
( supports import only and does not include all data)
WBS Interactive outline (expand/collapse)
Fit-to-Page printing
XP-style standard dialogs
Time Varying Resource Cost Rates
Multiple Baselines... read more

Posted by Robert Ford 2004-12-22

Open Workbench 1.1rc3 now available!

Announcing availability of Open Workbench 1.1 release candidate 3, the first open source release of Niku Corporation's popular project scheduling tool -- Workbench. Open Workbench, the first compelling and free alternative to Microsoft(R) Project, is the trusted tool for more than 100,000 project management professionals around the world, in part because of its unique ability to generate schedules based on resource constraints. This release candidate (rc) includes several enhancements not available in Open Workbench 1.0 (available on www.openworkbench.org), including:
XML interface for input and output to Open Workbench
MSP interface to convert project plans to Open Workbench
( supports import only and does not include all data)
WBS Interactive outline (expand/collapse)
Fit-to-Page printing
XP-style standard dialogs
Time Varying Resource Cost Rates ... read more

Posted by Robert Ford 2004-09-01