ActiveInbox vs ClearContext - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs ClearContext

 

ActiveInbox

vs ClearContext

Company The Inbox Foundry ClearContext Corporation
Company name The Inbox Foundry ClearContext Corporation
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Outlook plugin organizes and manages tasks, automatically suggesting folders for emails.
Home page ActiveInbox ClearContext
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Outlook 2007-2013 with Exchange, and POP3/SMTP or Exchange Active Sync (EAS)
Version released: 2019-09-16 released: 2019-09-05
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-09-05
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 $89.95
Full price high $24.95 $89.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Outlook
Sync methods Direct Database Update Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
Screenshots URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Keeps messages organized by automatically suggesting the right folders to file messages and entire conversations with a single click. Also provides projects and upcoming tasks/appointments summary and supports an automatic email-to-task or appointment functionality.
Category dimensions 1 0
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
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.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • ClearContext does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2020-05-22

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