ActionOutline vs ThinkingRock - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs ThinkingRock

 

ActionOutline

vs ThinkingRock

Company Green Parrots Software Avente Pty Ltd
Company name Green Parrots Software Avente Pty Ltd
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, autoprocess)
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Java software for tasks and projects using GTD approach.
Home page ActionOutline ThinkingRock
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Java
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
3.1.2
released: 2014-05-15
Release date 2011-09-07 2014-05-15
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $40
Full price high $79.95 $40
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (auto import), iCal (auto export), XML (export), Text (import)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories No context support Single context only
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 Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thinkingrock.com.au
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. Supports Customized Filtering.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 99
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
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
  • ThinkingRock does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2014-06-15

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