ActionOutline vs TaskPaper - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs TaskPaper

 

ActionOutline

vs TaskPaper

Company Green Parrots Software Hog Bay Software
Company name Green Parrots Software Hog Bay Software
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • import
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Simple notepad-like tool for tasks and projects with categories.
Home page ActionOutline TaskPaper
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires requires OS X 10.6 or higher
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
3.8.6
released: 2019-06-13
Release date 2011-09-07 2019-06-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $29.95
Full price high $79.95 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Any UTF8 text file (import)
Sync methods Import
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version
Email-to-task support None None
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
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 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.
  • TaskPaper does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2019-11-10

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