ActionOutline vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs TouchDown

 

ActionOutline

vs TouchDown

Company Green Parrots Software NitroDesk Inc.
Company name Green Parrots Software NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page ActionOutline TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2011-09-07 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $19.99
Full price high $79.95 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
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
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
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. Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 1 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.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2010-09-30

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