5pm vs Remember the Milk - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: 5pm vs Remember the Milk

 

5pm

vs Remember the Milk

Company Disarea LLC Remember the Milk
Company name Disarea LLC Remember the Milk
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, link, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Web-based project management with timeline and email integration. Well-integrated task lists for browser and handhelds with email handling.
Home page 5pm Remember the Milk
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Details
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Flash 8 plugin (optional) Google Gears, IE 6.0+ or FireFox 1.5+ for browser version; Win Mobile 5/6, iPhone/iTouch for handheld
Version released: 2019-10-17 released: 2019-10-28
Release date 2019-10-17 2019-10-28
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $168 $25
Full price high $2100 $25
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Microsoft OneDrive; CSV (manual export); iCalendar, Google Calendar (auto sync); RSS (feed); Basecamp (import); Email (manual notifications); 5pm for iPhone; 5pm (Google Apps); Excel (Manual Import); Google Drive; Dropbox Gmail (Firefox plugin); Google Calendar, Twitter (direct integration); Atom/RSS, IM (feed)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Plugin
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Supports a single level of subtasks Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.rememberthemilk.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Contexts are awkwardly supported through Task Team User profiles (define and select contexts in addition to people).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Easy-to-use interface allows filtering by groups, project, date ranges, as well as switching between daily, weekly and monthly views. Creation or editing of projects, tasks, and messages can be made with a single email. Now with free apps for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Bold, and WebOS.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • 5pm does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2020-05-22

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