Here you’ll find links to download the client, server, and online versions of Microsoft Project. The latest version for the local on-premises installation is version 2019. The cloud version is continuously updated.
Microsoft no longer offers downloads of the obsolete trial versions of Microsoft Project Clients (Standard and Professional) for versions 2010, 2013, and 2016. You have the opportunity to test the cloud tools, and the subscriptions can be terminated on a monthly basis. The links below are for the purchasable version.
Microsoft Project Server has been included with SharePoint Server since version 2016 and can be activated after purchasing a license. A download link for the trial version of Project Server is shown below. Microsoft recommends, however, that you contact a certified Microsoft Partner to assist you with the test. The partner can explain the various options for Project Server and Project Online before testing begins, thereby helping to ensure more detailed and meaningful test results.
The latest on-premises version is Microsoft Project Server 2019. Microsoft recommends that a certified Microsoft Partner assist you with the testing to ensure more detailed and meaningful test results.
Below is a list of the trial versions of MS Project Server. Please note that Microsoft can change these links at any time and possibly redirect you to newer versions of Project Server.
Project Plan 5 (formerly Project Online Premium) is a comprehensive cloud-based solution for project and portfolio management using Project Client and Server
> Project Plan 5 Download (Project Online Premium Download)
The new “Project for the Web”
Project Plan 1/ Project for the Web is Microsoft’s newest offering for cloud-based project management. The tool is based on the Microsoft Power Platform (PowerApps, Power Automate, Power BI and the Common Data Service / CDS). Project for the Web data is stored in the CDS.
> Project for the Web Download
Test the online versions
Companies with over 20 employees can request a Project Online Test / “Project for the Web” Test from TPG. This includes an interactive online session demonstrating the solution’s capabilities and how it would be implemented.
Why you should use Project Server & not Project Client as a standalone tool.
January 2, 2019, update for Project 2016 (KB4461587) – Applies to: Project Standard 2016, Project Professional 2016. (Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2016. It doesn't apply to the Office 2016 Click-to-Run editions
January 2, 2019, update for Project 2013 (KB4461560) – Applies to: Project 2013 Standard, Project Professional 2013. (Be aware that the update in the Microsoft Download Center applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It doesn't apply to the Office 2013 Click-to-Run editions)
January 8, 2019, update for Project Server 2013 (KB4461606) – Applies to: Microsoft Project Server 2013 Service Pack 1
January 8, 2019, cumulative update for Project Server 2013 (KB4461604) – Applies to: Microsoft Project Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (Cumulative update packages for Microsoft Project Server 2013 contain hotfixes for the issues that were fixed since the release of Project Server 2013.)
January 8, 2019, cumulative update for Project Server 2010 (KB4461618) – Applies to: Microsoft Project Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (Cumulative update packages for Microsoft Project Server 2010 contain hotfixes for the issues that were fixed since the release of Project Server 2010.)
“TPG implemented the Microsoft project management solution for Liebherr Components very systemically and efficiently. Now that we are using the solution, we are also very pleased with the quick response times when we have questions. We were impressed with the consulting team’s expertise and have already highly recommended TPG to other companies.”
Christian Nawrath, PMO Leader, Liebherr-Components Biberach GmbH
If you are still working with an earlier version of Project Server, you should know the end dates for mainstream support and the chargeable extended support of your versions. The deadlines are:
If your IT department makes a point of using only products for which support is still provided, you should consider changing even to the most recent version – Project Server 2019.