Align your team with a clear timeline visualization

Create project timelines with ease using Preceden’s intuitive web-based software that never leaves you unsure where to click next.

Organize your timeline with layers

Keep your timelines clean and organized by grouping related events together in layers.

Organize your timeline with layers

Seamlessly share & export your timeline

  • Download your timeline as a PDF or as a PNG
  • Share an interactive version of your timeline using its URL
  • Enter presentation mode to present without leaving the app
  • Embed your timeline in public or internal websites
  • Export and import your timeline as a CSV or Excel file
Seamlessly share & export your timeline

Brand your timeline

Impress your audience by adding a company logo and customizing the color palette to create a branded timeline.

Brand your timeline

Collaborate with teammates

Getting input from your team doesn't have to require lengthy meetings or lots of back and forth emails. With Preceden's collaboration feature, you can easily invite them to view and contribute to your timeline.

Collaborate with teammates

Present your timeline with ease

Use Preceden's built-in presentation mode or export your timeline to a PowerPoint or a Keynote presentation in just a few clicks.

Present your timeline with ease

Customize to your preferences

Create timelines that suit your project and style by customizing the font, layout, colors, date format, icons, and more.

Customize to your preferences

Draw attention to milestones

Keep projects on track by highlighting important milestones and events with a long vertical line.

Draw attention to milestones

Everything you need to create a stunning timeline

Here's what you can expect when you try Preceden.

Drag and Drop

Update dates and reposition events in seconds as your project progresses.


View all events at once or zoom in to focus on a specific time period.


Tie key events together by visually connecting them on your timeline.

Bulk Editor

Add events one at a time or take advantage of our bulk editor to add multiple events quickly.


Make events start when other events end to minimize updates when plans change.

Time Support

Specify specific times for when events start and end for more granular timelines.

Privacy Controls

Control who can see your timeline by making it private, public, password-protected, or accessible via a secret URL.

Percent Complete

Visualize the status of events by indicating the percent completed.


Add a legend to inform viewers what the colors you've chosen represent.

Spreadsheet Import

Create professional timelines in a flash by importing data directly from XLSX or CSV files.


Upload images or search the web for creative commons photos to display on your timelines.


Choose from one of 8 themes to customize the appearance of your timelines.

Approximate Dates

Mark event dates as approximate to signal to viewers that there's no exact date yet.


Save time by quickly duplicating events, layers, or even entire timelines.

Search & Filter

Filter events in your timeline with Preceden's built-in search tool.


Save time by entering a duration like "3 weeks" as end dates and Preceden will calculate the end date for you.

Optional End Dates

Visualize events as a bar (for events with an end date) or as an icon (for events without an end date).


Choose from over 120 meaningful icons – from shapes to social media icons – to enhance the presentation of your timelines.


Add additional details by adding notes about events, layers, and the timeline itself.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Whip up project plans in less time by minimizing cursor use with keyboard shortcuts.

Date Picker

Use our date picker to quickly select a date or type it in for greater control over the format.