ActiveInbox vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs OmniFocus

 

ActiveInbox

vs OmniFocus

Company The Inbox Foundry The Omni Group
Company name The Inbox Foundry The Omni Group
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page ActiveInbox OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version released: 2019-09-16 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $24.95 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
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 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.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-09-29

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