Compare MantisBT and Planio - May 2022

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 21, 2022

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - MantisBT or Planio?

Planio is more expensive to implement (TCO) than MantisBT, and MantisBT is rated higher (84/100) than Planio (78/100). Planio offers users more features (7) than MantisBT (5).

Looking for the right Issue Management solution for your business? Buyers are primarily concerned about the real total cost of implementation (TCO), the full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, and the pros and cons. In this article we compare between the two software products:

MantisBT Vs. Planio GmbH

MantisBT: MantisBT is a free popular web-based bugtracking system (feature list). It is written in the PHP scripting language and works with MySQL, MS SQL, and PostgreSQL databases and a webserver. MantisBT has been installed on Windows, Linux, Mac OS, OS/2, and others. Almost any web browser should be able to function as a client. It is released under the t...

Planio GmbH: Goodbye Chaos - Hello Project Success!nnPlanio is engineered to make your projects more successful and fun! You’ll immediately see improvements in your work, planning, and team collaboration. But don’t take our word for it... try it yourself, for free!

Who is more expensive? MantisBT or Planio?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Issue Management software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance and support and other related services. When calculating the TCO, it's important to add all of these ”hidden costs” as well. We prepared a TCO (Total Cost) calculator for MantisBT and Planio.

MantisBT price starts at $4.95 per month , On a scale between 1 to 10 MantisBT is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Issue Management software. Planio price starts at $21.56 per month , When comparing Planio to its competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Issue Management software cost.

Bottom line: Planio is more expensive than MantisBT.

Which software includes more/better features?

We've compared MantisBT Vs. Planio based on some of the most important and required Issue Management features.

MantisBT: Workflow, Issue Tracking, Issue Management, Configurable Workflow, Graphical Workflow Editor.

Planio: Basic Reports, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Workflow, Issue Tracking.

Target customer size

MantisBT's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes, including large multi-national companies.

MantisBT

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $4.95 per month

MantisBT is a web-based Issue Management software that enables Team managers to collaborate between members and clients and manage access control based on project roles.

Categories: Team Collaboration, Workflow Management, Vendor Management, Issue Management.

Planio

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $21.56 per month

Planio is a web based project management solution for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include task management, resource management, collaboration, issue tracking, and others. The software was ...

Categories: Team Collaboration, Ticket Management, Bug Tracking, Field ticketing, Press Releases.

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MantisBT: 5 Features

Workflow
Issue Tracking
Issue Management
Configurable Workflow
Graphical Workflow Editor

Planio: 7 Features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Workflow
Issue Tracking
Task Management
Ticket Management
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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MantisBT
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$4.95 per month
Functionality
15
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Planio
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
78/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$21.56 per month
Functionality
18
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USERSNAP
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
5.8/10
License pricing
$9 per 2 users/month
Functionality
3
ChangeGear
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$46 per user/month
Functionality
9
Trac
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$1,125 per year
Functionality
5
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Shlomi Lavi is an entrepreneur and founder of ITQlick.com. He holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information Systems Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 17 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant and implementation expert for small, medium and large-sized (global) companies. Shlomi’s goal is to share the best knowledge and news about information systems so you can make smarter buying decisions for your business.