Free tool to convert project plans created by MS-Project (MPP files) to Smartworks Project Planner (PPR) format. The tool also converts the Smart Works Project Planner Reader (PPR) files to MS Project Exchange format(MPX) which can be viewed using MS Project and Primavera Project Planner. Users can now share the MPP files with others who do not have MS-Project freely. Now your customers can view the progress of their project in terms of gantt charts Network diagrams and other graphical charts even if they do not have MS-Project installed in their system. However the user cannot modify the project plan or print it.
Please note that the current version will convert only the mpp files created using MS Project 2000 2002 and 2003 can be converted to PPR format.
Users can use the freeware tool Smartworks Project Planner reader which can be downloaded from http://www.smartworks.us/htm/freedownloads.htm to view the converted project plans. The current version of the project planner reader runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT/XP/2000/2003.