• NEW WAY TO VIEW
    PRIMAVERA P6® SCHEDULES
    PrimaveraReader is a viewer for
    XER and XLS project schedules.
  • TRACE LOGIC VIEW
    Make detailed analyses and stronger decisions with the Trace Logic View.
    Available in version 3.6!
  • COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION
    Designed to deliver overview of important project schedule details among all parties involved.
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Reader for XER and XLS Project Schedules

PrimaveraReader is a cost-effective XER viewer for project schedules created with Oracle® Primavera P6, where users can view the plans without the need of additional license. It is aimed to replace the flow of sending plans in PDF so Project Managers, Team Leads and Stakeholders can get dynamic overview, advanced filtering and send progress update, requiring no additional training cost. 


Product Overview  

Key features and screenshots of the reader for XER files

 

Activity Insights

Activity View

The Activity view shows a complete overview of the open project activities. This view is divided between the Activity Table on the left, Gantt chart on the right and the details view at the bottom.

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Different Views

Assignment, Resource, OBS View

Aside from the Activity view, there are the Assignment, WBS, Resource, Projects, OBS and Roles Views that show project schedule information about the related views.

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Auto-filter

Auto and custom filtering

Find and filter specific items to be displayed in table that meets certain criteria such as milestones, critical activities, in progress or completed activities.

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Baselines

Baselines View

Compare up to four updated versions of a project file with the Baselines functionality placed in the main File menu.

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Progress Update

Progress Update

With the Progress Update functionality users can insert proposals for updates in the Activity and Assignments views.

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Trace Logic View

Trace Logic View

For better understanding of the relationships between activities, users can visually preview the schedule trace logic in the Trace Logic View.

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All Features


Benefits for Project Managers

Main reasons to choose PrimaveraReader and replace exporting schedules to PDF:

Primavera P6 Viewer Software

  • Overview of the project with personalized views and custom filtering.
  • Navigate through predecessors and successors with complete overview.
  • Work with custom layouts imported from .plf file.
  • Baselines comparison from several Project Schedule versions.
  • Propose feedback for status updates on activities and assignments.

 

How can PrimaveraReader help in your role?

Advantages in Project Scheduling with Primavera P6 Reader Current Case: Being a Project Manager doesn’t require creating the schedules, therefore they usually don’t have full Primavera P6 license and I receive the schedules in PDF format. This is rather old fashioned and static view, limiting their performance.

Solution: Easy-to use PrimaveraReader is a cost-effective solution that gives you a full range of benefits that allows users to reduce project costs due better performance as it offers:
  • Interactive and dynamic view of the activity details with easy visualization in Gantt chart, WBS, OBS, Resources and Assignments views.
  • Import custom layouts and filters for alignment within the company environment.
  • Analyzing the relations between successor, predecessor including Trace Logic View.
  • Comparison of Baselines and easy tracking of changes from the previous plan version.
  • Send Progress Update for Actual Start/ Finish date and % complete.
Note: And more importantly, PrimaveraReader doesn’t require any additional training!
Advantages in Project Scheduling with Primavera P6 Reader Current Case: Team Members feel unpleasant to constantly ask superiors for updates and screenshots of their specific tasks, assignments, costs and limits. They are too many to own a full Primavera P6 license, as its complex and costly program that requires training.

Solution: Inexpensive, intuitive and user friendly, PrimaveraReader will assist every employee in meeting deadlines and milestones without stalls and delays. Instead of looking at PDFs, you will have a simple software that offers:
  • One click opening of the latest XER file from shared location with no loading time or import in DB.
  • Personalized view of relevant tasks and assignments and overview of predecessor and successor activities.
  • Decreased risk of unwanted changes inside the XER plan as it’s a read-only program with no integration or connection to DB.
  • Regular feedback to the Project Scheduler through the Progress Update feature.
Note: In addition, PrimaveraReader doesn’t require any integration thus being a perfect solution for onsite and offshore project.
Advantages in Project Scheduling with Primavera P6 Reader Current Case: Team leads makes sure their team delivers all the agreed output and reach the milestones. If there is a delay or change in the actions, caused by miscommunication or delay by a predecessor, they find it hard to handle when viewing the schedule in PDF all the time.

Solution: Easy-to use PrimaveraReader is a cost-effective solution that gives you all the XER data without requesting different output and views from the planners. In addition, you can filter team costs, resources, allocations, as this software offers:
  • Greater control and insight into project schedule tasks and activities.
  • Clear overview of everyone’s tasks, assignments and resource availability.
  • Analysis the relations between predecessors and successors activates.
  • Effective communication with senior management regarding project deliverables.
  • Regular feedback to the Project Scheduler through the Progress Update feature.
Note: In addition, PrimaveraReader doesn’t require any integration thus being a perfect solution for onsite and offshore project​!

There are advantages for Project Schedulers too

Project schedulers that will remain using Oracle Primavera P6 will immediately feel the benefits from such a .xer viewer

  • Each member has a personalised view and option to add/remove columns to preview relationships inside an elaborate Gantt chart and therefore saves time
  • The project team members have flexibility when viewing their Activities and Filters, which is a basic feature needed to easily handle plans that contain hundreds of lines or activities.
  • Team members get a complete overview of the project relations and don’t feel isolated from the whole project with information related to it.
  • Users can import the company’s custom layouts in PLF format or choose how assignment data is displayed in their view.
  • The team members can easily spot what has been changed from the previous schedule with the clear visual comparison of the Activity updates from previous .xer file version.

Advantages in Project Scheduling with Primavera P6 Reader


Platform Availability

It does not matter which device you are using – we've got you covered.

Primavera Reader Software for Windows

PrimaveraReader for Windows OS

PrimaveraReader for Windows

Purchase PrimaveraReader to open project schedules created with Oracle® Primavera P6

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PrimaveraReader for Mac OS X

PrimaveraReader for Mac OS X

Get PrimaveraReader from the Mac app store to view project data from .xer or .xls project plans

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Project Scheduling on iOS with PrimaveraReader

PrimaveraReader for iOS

PrimaveraReader for iOS

PrimaveraReader provides field team members with a complete preview of the project schedule

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Our Clients

PrimaveraReader is applicable to all project oriented organizations, from small to large scale projects and portfolio oriented enterprise corporations.

 

 

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