ActiveInbox vs Jello Dashboard - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Jello Dashboard

 

ActiveInbox

vs Jello Dashboard

Company The Inbox Foundry Nicolas Sivridis
Company name The Inbox Foundry Nicolas Sivridis
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. A free GTD overlay for Outlook.
Home page ActiveInbox Jello Dashboard
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Outlook 2002 or later (get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Version released: 2019-09-16 5.31
released: 2014-04-18
Release date 2019-09-16 2014-04-18
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) Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Manage an email as a Task
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 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.jello-dashboard.net/wordpress/?page_id=12
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Setting Jello Dashboard as Outlook homepage allows a GTD-style workflow. Collect, review, and do all from one place. Jello Dashboard can even be used on a locked-down company machine because it does not require installation.
Category dimensions 1 2
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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Jello Dashboard does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2018-02-25

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