dotProjects is a Project Management application that has been developed by a group of volunteer developers and as such there isn't any company that has created this application, and it is actually managed as well as maintained and been developed by ordinary users who work in close coordination with the volunteer group itself. Being open source, anybody can download and use it without having to pay anything for it, and in case you encounter problems while using dotProjects, you can contact the day support group who can help you out without your having to pay anything for such service.
Sometimes, dotProjects may even require professional support in order to properly install it on your PC and for this there are special group of volunteers to help you out. In addition, you can also get all the support you need in case there are any bugs found in the application.
Nevertheless, the application is clean in its interface that is also simple to use and very consistent, and dotProjects also has great project management functionality and it is not a CMS or a groupware environment and in fact is wholly a project management environment. Some typical features of the dotProjects includes user management, email based trouble ticketing, client and company management as well as project listing and a task list that is hierarchical. There is also a file repository and a contact list as well as a calendar and even a discussion forum as well as resource based permissions.
With so many features and being open source and also having an excellent support system, there no doubts the fact that dotProjects will prove to be very useful for anybody that wants an ideal and free project management application. So, if you use dotProjects, you can expect it to help increase your productivity.