ActiveInbox vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Achieve Planner

 

ActiveInbox

vs Achieve Planner

Company The Inbox Foundry Effexis Software
Company name The Inbox Foundry Effexis Software
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page ActiveInbox Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome .NET Framework 1.1
Version released: 2019-09-16 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2019-09-16 2013-06-04
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 $79.94
Full price high $24.95 $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 1 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Direct Database Update Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2020-05-22

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