Gantt Excel - Free Gantt Chart Template

Create Professional-looking Gantt Charts in Excel

Our Free Gantt Chart Template is completely automated and is super easy to use.
If you use Microsoft Excel, you can create a Gantt Chart with almost no learning curve by downloading Gantt Excel.
Microsoft Excel is instantly familiar, so everyone on your team “gets it” and hits the ground running.

Gantt charts are useful tools for planning and scheduling projects. Product managers use Gantt charts in many different ways.

Our Gantt Chart Template will help you manage your strategic planning process.
It is perfect for capturing the key tasks and activities that are required to build or reassess your project plan.
We created Gantt Excel as a Microsoft Excel Template and added automation to make it work like a full fledged Gantt Chart tool.
Gantt Charts are useful when you are launching a new product, entering a new market, or refreshing your business strategy.
A Gantt Chart will keep everyone focused on the activities that need to be done to create a winning strategy.

Gantt Chart Excel

Gantt Excel gives you the ability to see every step of your project from beginning to end.
Our Gantt Chart Excel software lets you visualize every project step.
You can create tasks and link them using dependencies, and then track their progress against deadlines and milestones.

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4.9 out of 5 rating for Gantt Excel based on Real User Reviews

Create Gantt Charts in Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 & 2019 on Windows and Excel 2016 & 2019 on macOS.
Also works on all versions supported by Office365/ Microsoft 365.


Amazing People Use Gantt Excel


Everyone uses Microsoft Excel almost every day for almost everything – from a simple calculator to tracking massive projects.
There’s just one thing that Excel is not good at and that is creating Gantt charts.
For this reason, we created Gantt Excel, an automated excel template that allows you to create awesome Gantt Charts within Excel.

Gantt Excel Ribbon

Using this Gantt Chart Template is very straightforward.
We have customized the Excel ribbon to include a Gantt Menu with buttons to Add Gantt Charts, Tasks, Milestones, etc.

Gantt Excel Ribbon Menu

Daily & Hourly Planner

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We have two versions, Daily and Hourly. Take your pick and schedule tasks based on days or in hours.
The Hourly planner is the only Hourly Gantt Chart Template in this whole wide world.

Create cascading task dependencies in the Gantt Chart based on time.

Task Dependencies

Project Dashboard - Free Add-on

Yeah, you read that right! The Project Dashboard is a free add-on in our Gantt Excel Template.
A project dashboard is the best way to easily communicate key project details.

Gantt Chart Project Dashboard

Costs Module – Account for Project Costs

Gantt Excel doubles up as a budget and expenses template. Keep track of project costs in your Gantt chart.

Project Budget Costs


Ability to add Milestones in the Gantt Chart

Gantt Milestones

Milestones help your team stay on track and to more accurately determine whether or not your project is on schedule.
Additionally, you can create milestone charts for important presentations and communications with senior management and clients.

Task Progress Indicators

Show Task Progress for each task in the Gantt Chart Timeline

Task Percent Complete

Instantly switch between Gantt Views

Gantt Excel has six calendar views – Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half-Yearly and Yearly View.

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There is no other gantt chart template or online tool that features this many calendar views.
Our Hourly Planner also includes a Hourly View.

Hourly View

Ability to Set Parent & Child Tasks in your Project.

Parent Child Tasks

Resource Module

Ability to Assign Resources to tasks and track Resource Cost.
Set up Holidays and NonWorking Days per Resource.

Gantt Resource Management

Display any text within the Gantt bars inside the Gantt Timeline.
This allows you to show the right amount of detail to understand the project plan instantly.

Show Text in Gantt Bars

Intuitive Forms to Add Tasks & Milestones in the Gantt Chart

The task form will provide a detailed overview of task information including resources and dependent tasks.

Gantt Chart Excel Task Form

Select Dates Using the Date Picker

Double-click any task date within the Gantt Chart to bring up the Date Picker

Gantt Excel Calendar

Show Baseline, Estimated and Actual Timeline Bars

Track Baseline, Estimated and Actual Dates in your Project Timeline

Gantt Baseline Actual Bars

Highlight Overdue Tasks

Immediately see any overdue tasks in your project schedule and save them from falling through the cracks.
Overdue tasks show in red color or any color of your choosing.

Gantt Overdue Tasks

Customize the Gantt Timeline Bars

Colors are important visual cues in Gantt charts. You can customize the project timeline colors as much as you want. Create a project timeline to impress!

Gantt Timeline Colors

Export & Share

Export your Gantt Chart to PDF or to XLSX to share with your colleagues and clients.

Gantt Excel PDF

Click below to see a Gantt Chart created in Gantt Excel and exported to PDF.
Gantt Chart in PDF

Click below to see a Gantt Chart created in Gantt Excel and exported to XLSX.
Gantt Chart in XLSX

Gantt Charts Made Super Easy

Manage your Project Timeline, Tasks and Workload like a Pro.