ActionOutline vs Asana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs Asana

 

ActionOutline

vs Asana

Company Green Parrots Software Asana
Company name Green Parrots Software Asana
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (link, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Social task and project management with collaboration for individuals, teams, and small businesses. Limited support for shared workspaces.
Home page ActionOutline Asana
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
released: 2017-03-03
Release date 2011-09-07 2017-03-03
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $1200
Full price high $79.95 $9600
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version Mobile Optimized Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories No context support Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields 𐄂
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL asana.com/product
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use folders for your GTD "context."
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Free-form outlines organized by virtual file folders. This application does allow you to create GTD-style task lists using the folders, but power users will feel the lack of sorting and filtering options. Asana connects your tasks and projects to anyone you want to work with. Use of workspaces to organize all the teams and collaborate with other people while keeping everything separate. All history and discussions for each task are kept together and updates you of the changes to the tasks and projects.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • ActionOutline 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 2015-08-23 2017-04-28

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