How Apps4.Pro helps its customer to move from Asana to Office 365 Planner?

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Users who are using Office 365, obsessed to move to Planner from other task management tools. Planner and Asana have same functionalities for managing tasks but Planner misses some significant features from Asana like Gantt chart, Sub task, Reports, Import/export Task list.

Below table lists those features addressed by Apps4.Pro which are missing in Planner compared to Asana

S.No Feature Asana Microsoft Planner Microsoft Planner with Apps4.Pro
1. Gantt Chart Supported (Insta gantt Chart) Not Supported Supported (Inbuilt Gantt Chart)
2. Custom field Supported Not Supported Supported*
3. Import/Export Task list Export Supported(Json, Excel) Import not supported Not Supported Export Supported (Pdf, Excel, Csv, Html) Import Supported with Excel
4. Reports Supported Not Supported Reports like User tasks across all plans and many other are available
5. Sync with other task management tools Supported (Sync Trello task using Unito) Not Supported Supported (sync with Outlook Tasks)
6. Sub Task Supported Not Supported Supported using Chrome Extension
7. Reminder Supported Not Supported Supported (outlook Reminder)
8. Calendar sync Supported (Google calendar sync) Not Supported Supported (Outlook calendar sync)

*. This feature is in Beta.

Apps4.Pro Features

Using Apps.Pro Outlook Desktop Add-in and Planner Manager you can manage the plans seamlessly.

Gantt Chart

You can view and modify task from Gantt chart

More Details refer following link

Custom Fields

You can add custom fields of type text, multi-line, users, option list, date to the tasks.

Import/Export Task List

You can Import/Export task List from all plans or selected plans using Apps4.Pro.

Import Tasks

Export Task


Apps4Pro has multiple reports based on plan, bucket, Task status ,usage and statistics

Sync with other task management tools

Apps4.Pro syncs Planner tasks with Outlook Tasks.

Sub Task

Apps4.Pro supports subtasks using chrome extension.

For more details about extension please refer following Link


Apps4.Pro sync Planner tasks with your Outlook calendar and reminders are set on them. You can set reminder notifications based on start or due date for the task.

Calendar Sync

Apps4.Pro does this by syncing the tasks in user’s Outlook calendar and you can have the calendar view of all your Planner tasks.

Additional Features

1.Covert Email to task: Apps4Pro supports conversion of email to Planner task from both Outlook client and OWA 2.Filter: Apps4Pro has advanced filter option for every field and you can also save filter and reuse at anytime

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