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What Is Basecamp?

The Basecamp Way of working is used by thousands of teams that like to get work done without distractions and inefficiencies. Basecamp is opinionated about how work should flow, making it easy for teams to adopt and perfect for managers who want to get everyone in sync.

Basecamp includes all tools that teams may need to collaborate, including file sharing, messages, chat, to-dos, and Card Table.

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Who Uses Basecamp?

Entrepreneurs, freelancers, small businesses (1-99 employees), and groups inside large organizations.

Basecamp Software - Your homepage is where you see everything that's going on around you.
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 - 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 - Every project includes a space to share documents, files, and images. Since everyone on the project has access, people will know exactly where to find everything.
Basecamp Software - Basecamp add content through email

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Reviews of Basecamp

Average score

Overall
4.3
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.2
Value for Money
4.2

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001
Faisal Faruque
Faisal Faruque
Digital Marketing Analyst in Bangladesh
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Basecamp made managing my team members easier than ever!

5.0 2 years ago

Comments: You can call it the Jack of All Trades. Before using Basecamp I had to use a lot of apps for different purposes. For example, one to-do app, another file-sharing app, another messaging app, and so on. It hampered my productivity. But luckily I found Basecamp and this thing got me covered. Now I can have fewer meetings with my team members and save time to do something productive. The integration with other app made it the real hero. I can automate my tasks on Basecamp by using popular integration services and those work seamlessly with Basecamp.

Pros:

I have been using Basecamp for a while now. I am genuinely in love with the overall user interface of this platform. It is very easy to use and intuitive. The free plan of the Basecamp is quite generous and it is enough for most of the users. This is why I love this tool so much. But there are some other features that are really helping me to manage my remote team. I can easily assign tasks with deadlines. The email notification system and the mobile app added to the overall value of this tool. I observed that it loads faster on any device with a slower internet connection. This is why my team members even from countries with slow internet can easily access this tool. Overall, the experience is top-notch and I recommend everyone to use this tool.

Cons:

There is nothing that I hate about this product. But I think the amazing developer team behind this tool can bring some improvements to the existing features. The price for the Business Plan is quite affordable for large teams. But if they can bring some affordable paid plan for the individual users it would be so much helpful.

Verified Reviewer
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Basecamp Takes Your Team to the Summit!

5.0 9 months ago

Comments: Basecamp is the gold standard for teams that have a high value on time and project/task management!

Pros:

Basecamp has a lot of great tools and features "out of the box" that make project/task management easily done while setting clear prioritize to maximize productivity.

Cons:

There isn't much to put here! The biggest challenge was internal adoption and use, which was no issue once they got to know the lay of the land in Basecamp.

Mayra
Analyst in Colombia
Civil Engineering, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

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Basecamp Review

4.0 last month New

Comments: Overall, I will give BaseCamp a 4 out of 5 stars

Pros:

It saves you a lot of time and highlights what is important for task scheduling; and high performance to work on multiple projects, It works flawlessly, is very intuitive

Cons:

Sometimes their customer support system is a bit slow

war
PM in US
Consumer Goods, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

Basecamp service is deplorable

1.0 3 weeks ago New

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

Tichaona Redemptor
Tichaona Redemptor
chief information officer in South Africa
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
Reviewer Source

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5.0 4 months ago

Comments: My overall experience with Basecamp has been quite positive! Basecamp’s project management features streamline workflows, enhance communication, and keep projects on track. It’s a powerful toolkit for modern teams!

Pros:

Basecamp provides a single, organized space for all project-related activities. Whether it’s discussions, tasks, files, or schedules, everything resides within a project’s dedicated page.

Cons:

For new users, Basecamp’s interface can be a bit overwhelming initially. The abundance of features and options might take some time to get used to.