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Andrea Di Clemente's picture
By Andrea Di Clemente
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 01:03

New features for Apollo: themes and your company's logo

We are working very hard on Apollo right now. We are very open about our roadmap, and anybody who has emailed us over the last couple of weeks knows exactly what we are doing.

We have just rolled out, for all the workspaces, two new -- and important -- features.

The first one is the possibility to upload your own company's logo in Apollo:

UPDATE: Yes transparent PNGs are now supported!

This will change the image on the top left hand side of Apollo; this will look fantastic, especially if you have external users coming into Apollo -- they will see your logo right there.

This improvement also goes hand-in-hand with the possibility of theming Apollo. From now on, you are able to chose the colour scheme you prefer:

This will also help you brand Apollo to match your company's colours.

Only the account owner can make these changes, for obvious reasons: this feature is all about branding, and it will affect every user logging into that particular workspace.

The possibility to theme Apollo more drastically will come later -- and it will! We are just a little busy developing those important features (especially for contacts) that so many of you are requesting right now.


8 comments so far

Sean's picture


Fri, 09/17/2010 - 07:14


Good new features. Whilst I've yet to use Apollo I've just been doing some reading up on it and it looks most impressive. I've yet to use any kind of project management software and look forward to using yours. I do have a query, however. Do you have any plans of implementing a feature that allows the generation of a dynamically generated GANTT chart based on the to-do items listed under the projects information? What about creating graphs to outlay the distribution of time each project member has invested?

Kind regards,

Tony Mobily's picture

Tony Mobily

Fri, 09/17/2010 - 22:05


Gantt charts require software that allows you to define task dependency: when task 1 depends on task 2, and can only be done once task 2 is finished. They also only really work if a task is assigned an "estimated length" (something Apollo doesn't have).

Apollo (as well as our competitors) actually follows a different philosophy. It's more about communication, and less about pretty dependency charts. Also, while tasks can be bounced between team members in Apollo & C, in "classic" project management software tasks tend to stay with the person who originally received it.

I am not saying they are not helpful... I am just saying that it's a very different philosophy of project management.

This one is interesting:

"What about creating graphs to outlay the distribution of time each project member has invested?"

We will be working on reports soon!


Jon Thomson's picture

Jon Thomson

Wed, 09/22/2010 - 23:01


Looks good, but the ability to add a simple log to most project management software applications available in the market has been around for ages. What differentiates Apollo?

applicomhq's picture


Fri, 09/24/2010 - 16:08



I'd say quite a lot -- Apollo is very different to other project management software, especially in terms of user experience, snappiness, etc.

Have a look at our FAQ, Screencasts and tour!



Steven M Hambleton's picture

Steven M Hambleton

Wed, 11/03/2010 - 08:34


My transparent png logos had a very gritty background applied to them when I uploaded. So I'll have to work with the Apollo one for now.

applicomhq's picture


Sat, 11/06/2010 - 08:37



We fixed this -- now everything is smooth!


Royce Rosenhauch's picture

Royce Rosenhauch

Thu, 05/19/2011 - 02:34


I am trying out Apollo right now and really appreciate the ease as to how it functions. I usually purchase mac software.

There is one feature that I am hoping for: Email or a way to forward emails to a drop box (a filing cabinet for emails within my CRM that attaches them to my contacts).

Any plans or alternate suggestions for this feature?

Andrea Di Clemente's picture

Andrea Di Clemente

Thu, 05/19/2011 - 05:45


Hi Royce,

email dropbox for contacts and messages, and reply by email for comments will be available in the next 2/3 weeks!