PrimaveraReader is a viewer for
    XER and XLS project schedules.
    Make detailed analyses and stronger decisions with the Trace Logic View.
    Available in version 3.6!
    Designed to deliver overview of important project schedule details among all parties involved.
    Schedule a live demo with one of our Account Managers, today!

Reader for XER and XLS Project Schedules

PrimaveraReader is a cost-effective 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, for just 1/10 of the cost for fully professional license

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.


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.



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.



Baselines View

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


Progress Update

Progress Update

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


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.


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.


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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Oracle Primavera Reader for Max OS X

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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