Microsoft Project service description
Microsoft Project offers the following applications to help meet your organization's needs for project and work management:
This article helps to understand which applications are provided in each Project subscription and what capabilities each application offers.
For detailed plan information on subscriptions that enable users for Microsoft Project, see Compare project management solutions and costs.
Microsoft Project subscriptions
Microsoft Project is available through three different subscriptions to best meet the needs of your organization. These subscriptions are Project Plan 1, Project Plan 3, and Project Plan 5. To compare features across subscriptions, see Feature availability across applications and subscriptions.
|Product||Plan 1||Plan 3||Plan 5|
|Project for the web||x||x x||x x|
|Project Online||x||x x||x x x|
|Project Online desktop client||x||x|
In the table above, the number of checks (x) indicates the general level of capabilities provided by a plan. For example, for Project Online, Plan 5 provides more capabilities than Plan 3.
Feature availability across applications and subscriptions
The following linked tables list the major Microsoft Project features available across plans. For the most up-to-date, complete list of Microsoft Project features across plans, see the full subscription comparison table.
For more information or service considerations about Microsoft Project, check out the following resources:
Project Roadmap and Power Automate: Project Roadmap requires the use of Power Automate, which is provisioned as part of your Project subscription. Rights to Power Automate functionality are limited to those Power Automate capabilities required by Project Roadmap. Power Automate functionality required by Project Roadmap appears as the Data Integration for Project with Flow service plan in the Apps section of the Microsoft 365 admin center.
Use of SharePoint Online: Project Online requires the use of SharePoint Online, which is provisioned as part of Project Online. Rights to the SharePoint Online functionality provided with Project Plan 3 or Project Plan 5 subscriptions are limited to storing and accessing data to support Project Online.
To use Project for the web and Project online together, see Using Project for the web and Project Online together.
Licensing terms and considerations: for licensing terms and conditions for products and services purchased through Microsoft Commercial Volume Licensing Programs, see the Product Terms site.
Any interaction on a Project Online site requires at least a Project Plan 3 or Project Plan 5 subscription within the tenant.
When your last Project Plan 1, Project Plan 3, or Project Plan 5 subscription expires, your Project for the web instances will not be automatically deleted until you have no active subscriptions that depend on the Microsoft Dataverse.
When your last Project Plan 3 or Project Plan 5 subscription expires, your Project Online instances will be deleted after 120 days.
For Project Online trial subscriptions, your trial instances will be deleted 30 days after your trial period ends.
For Project for the web trial subscriptions, your trial instances will not be deleted until you have no active subscriptions that depend on the Microsoft Dataverse.
Accessibility: Microsoft remains committed to the security of your data and the accessibility of our services. For more information, see the Microsoft Trust Center and the Office Accessibility Center.
Messaging: to stay informed of upcoming changes, including new and changed features, planned maintenance, or other important announcements, visit the Message Center. For more information, see Message center.