ActiveInbox vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

ActiveInbox

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company The Inbox Foundry Ceptara Corp.
Company name The Inbox Foundry Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page ActiveInbox Organizer for Outlook 2007+
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Outlook 2007 and Up
Version released: 2019-09-16 3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2019-09-16 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $49.95
Full price high $24.95 $50
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
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 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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer
Screenshots URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer/screenshots
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Defines projects and focuses which are saved as Outlook categories. Organizer for Outlook 2007+ adds a new folder view ("My Organizer") and "Organizer Task Pane" for simpler weekly and daily planning, as well as help for managing projects and task requests via graphical and mind-mapping.
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.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2016-05-01

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