ActionOutline vs Remember the Milk - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs Remember the Milk

 

ActionOutline

vs Remember the Milk

Company Green Parrots Software Remember the Milk
Company name Green Parrots Software Remember the Milk
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Well-integrated task lists for browser and handhelds with email handling.
Home page ActionOutline Remember the Milk
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Details
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Google Gears, IE 6.0+ or FireFox 1.5+ for browser version; Win Mobile 5/6, iPhone/iTouch for handheld
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
released: 2019-10-28
Release date 2011-09-07 2019-10-28
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $25
Full price high $79.95 $25
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Gmail (Firefox plugin); Google Calendar, Twitter (direct integration); Atom/RSS, IM (feed)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Plugin
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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 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 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.
Category dimensions 1
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
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2020-05-22

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