ActionOutline vs Jello Dashboard - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs Jello Dashboard

 

ActionOutline

vs Jello Dashboard

Company Green Parrots Software Nicolas Sivridis
Company name Green Parrots Software Nicolas Sivridis
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. A free GTD overlay for Outlook.
Home page ActionOutline Jello Dashboard
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Outlook 2002 or later (get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
5.31
released: 2014-04-18
Release date 2011-09-07 2014-04-18
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $39.95
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.jello-dashboard.net/wordpress/?page_id=12
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. Setting Jello Dashboard as Outlook homepage allows a GTD-style workflow. Collect, review, and do all from one place. Jello Dashboard can even be used on a locked-down company machine because it does not require installation.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
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
  • Jello Dashboard does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2018-02-25

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