Who Uses MeisterTask?

MeisterTask was designed with the needs of agile project teams in mind. It accommodates all kinds of workflows - from simple static project boards to software sprints, Kanban systems and more.

What Is MeisterTask?

MeisterTask is the most intuitive task management tool on the web. Its flexible project boards perfectly adapt to your team's workflow, whether you're a programmer working with sprints, a marketing team using the Kanban system, or an event manager looking for some simple but powerful task lists.

MeisterTask Details

Meister

http://www.meister.co

Founded 2007

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MeisterTask pricing overview

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MeisterTask has a free version and offers a free trial. MeisterTask paid version starts at US$8.25/month.


Starting Price

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Free Version

Yes

Free Trial

Yes

MeisterTask deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Mac (Desktop)
  • Windows (Desktop)
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

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  • Assignment Management
  • Backlog Management
  • Calendar Management
  • Charting
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Customizable Fields
  • Data Import/Export
  • Deadline Management
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • File Management
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Kanban Board
  • Multiple Projects
  • Negative Feedback Management
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Reports
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Planning
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real-time Updates
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Request Management
  • Resource Management
  • Retrospectives Management
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Status Tracking
  • Supports Scrum
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Team Management
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • To-Do List
  • Workflow Management

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  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Communication Management
  • Contact Management
  • Content Management
  • Customisable Branding
  • Discussions / Forums
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
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  • Email Management
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • File Transfer
  • Live Chat
  • Mobile Access
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Projections
  • Real Time Editing
  • Real Time Notifications
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  • Reporting & Statistics
  • SSL Security
  • Screen Sharing
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Single Sign On
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  • Tagging
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  • Version Control
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  • Portfolio Management
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  • Product Roadmapping
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  • Multi-board
  • Multiple Projects
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
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  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Real Time Notifications
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  • Roadmapping
  • Search/Filter
  • Single Sign On
  • Supports Scrum
  • Tagging
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  • Time Tracking
  • To-Do List
  • Visual Workflow Management
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  • NPS of Customers
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  • Notes Management
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MeisterTask Reviews for UK Users

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Overall rating

4.7/5

Average score

Ease of Use 4.7
Customer Service 4.5
Features 4.4
Value for Money 4.6

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Mutegeki R.
Research Assistant
Computer Software, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: Free Trial
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    5 /5
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    9/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/09/2019

"Improved project planning and management"

Comments: Before Meister Task, having a centralized Project management system that allowed us to keep track of projects, assign tasks and reporting on progress was a nightmare. We find it a lot easier these days because of MT.

Pros: The software platforms are seamlessly integrated and I have access to my tasks on the go.

Cons: I haven't yet found any issues with this software but as soon as I do, I'll definitely bring them up to the dev team. However, providing for the ability to add project level resources (files and attachments) would be nice. Absence of email updates on pending tasks (not calender based) could also be useful.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 09/09/2019
Adam C.
Data Analyst
Museums & Institutions, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/07/2019

"Great, Affordable Project Board for Teams"

Comments: It's an easy-to-use tool for your entire team. The horizontal layout makes it easy to click and drag projects/tasks from one development stage to another (one board to another), trigger email alerts, and create checklists. That makes task organization easy for a team. We have around a dozen staff using MeisterTask, and they all love it.

Pros: It's an incredible value for the features. We only need to pay monthly for our administrator account, and all our staff users are free. They don't get to create projects or add/change actions, but their day-to-day use of MeisterTask is free (e.g., creating and completing tasks/tickets, moving tasks around, adding checklists, etc.). I also love the integrations with other services like Zapier, which we use to allow creation of tasks via sending emails, and the MeisterTask plugin for Gmail, which lets you create tasks directly from your Inbox. This adds tons of value for our staff, who again are free users.

Cons: I personally don't like task management that is laid out horizontally on boards (e.g., Trello). The board layout lacks a visual hierarchy that I prefer and see in other free/cheap task management products like ClickUp. Also, while you can upload and attach files to each task, you can't immediately download from the task. You have to wait while MeisterTask fetches them from wherever they are stored in the cloud. There's a short delay, and you need to refresh your browser page to see the notification that contains your download link. That's a slight annoyance.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 19/07/2019
Lauren A.
Business Manager
Hospital & Health Care, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    5 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    5 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    5 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 20/04/2021

"I LOVE this software"

Comments: I don't often say I love a software, but I love MeisterTask. As I passed over some important tasks to another person, I found she was not as organized as I was, and it was costing us a lot of lost revenue as she failed to follow up on time-sensitive claim rejections and other issues. Furthermore, due to the way our main systems work, I had a hard time keeping my own eyes on the issues before it was too late. By implementing MeisterTask, we both have insight into the issues that have come back from insurances, I'm able to better hold her accountable, and tasks are getting done. I love the Kanban board, having the ability to personalize it, write notes, have overarching tasks with subtasks, and more.

Pros: Visualization, due dates, reminders. It's user-friendly, and has a modern interface. The ability to customize various aspects was great. I like the dashboard that tells you what's due today, this week, or later. As a manager, I liked being able to set up multiple projects in one place.

Cons: I wish the product had a "due date" and "follow up dates", so it was more obvious what was being worked.
It took me a few to realize I could edit a comment, which was really helpful.
I wish it required a due date with an option or checkbox for no due date, as opposed to defaulting to no due date.
--All minor things.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 20/04/2021
Alexandra M.
owner
Accounting, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    3 /5
  • Ease of Use
    5 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    1 /5
  • Customer Support
    1 /5
  • Value for Money
    1 /5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/04/2020

"Wish they ironed out the bugs"

Comments: Started with this software a few years ago and really need to spend some time looking for other software. Run accounting firm and use this software to manage the monthly entry for all clients. As all my workers are remote, I need something dependable to assign tasks and manage timekeeping for each client. Unfortunately Meistertask fails hard on dependability. The backgrounds are pretty and the aesthetic is the best thing about this software. The worst is that every other month I have issues pulling time tracking or some kind of glitch happening. For the last 2 weeks i've been unable to bill clients or access accurate reports for the time period I am trying to bill even though the hours show perfectly fine in the software, what is being downloaded is last month's time tracking which is not the search parameter I put in. Every time I contact Meister it takes a while for them to get back to me and has taken upwards of a week to fix issues with no explanation for why they keep happening. Currently I pay $70+ per month for what? I don't really care that the tasking software is pretty if the software in general stops working and I have to keep asking to fix. This is the 2nd time I've had an issue with the software in the last 3 months either not properly displaying time or not properly downloading. Don't use this if you need accurate and timely time keeping!!!!

Pros: -Can track time by task
-Can assign multiple team members
-Team members can view time
-Can set up multiple projects or clients
-Can get notifications when tasks completed

Cons: -Would be great if all workers couldn't view everyone's time
-Need feature to pull time for a date range
-Time Tracking glitches every other month
-Customer service takes forever to fix issues

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/04/2020
Revel A.
Linguistic Consultant
E-Learning, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    4 /5
  • Ease of Use
    4 /5
  • Features & Functionality
    4 /5
  • Customer Support
    Unrated
  • Value for Money
    Unrated
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/03/2021

"Serves my purposes"

Comments: I use Meistertask in two different jobs. One, with a team, to move individual participation in a larger project through a specific process. The other is to keep tickets on tasks with complex and repetitive "do lists" in order to move those tickets through a larger process involving registration and licensing of machinery. In both cases I am generally satisfied with the flexibility of Meistertask towards my needs and project management style.

Pros: It's not got a heady learning curve. It's pleasant to look at. New team members catch on at once.

Cons: Comments should be dated rather than "two days ago" for accuracy.
Data export needs to be more agile.
Task timing needs a label feature (identification of each time frame timed)

Vendor Response

by Meister on 01/04/2021

Hi Revel,
Thank you for your review!

When you hover over comments in the Activity and Comment section, the date and time when they were posted will be displayed. Point taken though, we may want to display it right away instead of "x days ago" - i'll forward your suggestion to our developers, as well as your further ideas. We appreciate the feedback :)

Best,
Your MeisterTeam

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 03/03/2021