ActiveInbox vs Frictionless - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Frictionless

 

ActiveInbox

vs Frictionless

Company The Inbox Foundry Pierce T. Wetter III
Company name The Inbox Foundry Pierce T. Wetter III
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Open Source GTD software.
Home page ActiveInbox Frictionless
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Version released: 2019-09-16 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
Release date 2019-09-16 2008-06-25
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
None
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 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 www.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views.
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
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2016-02-14

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