RationalPlan Multi Project By Stand By Soft is a great alternative to Microsoft Project with some extra-features like multiproject management. The application is covering project management area from WBS construction, project planning and scheduling to critical path management, overallocated resources detection, progress tracking, cost estimation, etc. Gantt chart support as well as various time line reports are also provided.
On Method 123 you can find useful templates for the different plans required for an effective and efficient project management. Some of the listed plans are: project plan, quality plan, risk plan, communication plan, procurement plan, among others.