ActiveInbox vs Outlook for Mac - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Outlook for Mac

 

ActiveInbox

vs Outlook for Mac

Company The Inbox Foundry Microsoft Corporation
Company name The Inbox Foundry Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac.
Home page ActiveInbox Outlook for Mac
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version released: 2019-09-16 released: 2018-12-17
Release date 2019-09-16 2018-12-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99
Full price high $24.95 $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to 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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 3
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
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-10-27

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