ActiveInbox vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs PersonalBrain

 

ActiveInbox

vs PersonalBrain

Company The Inbox Foundry TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name The Inbox Foundry TheBrain Technologies LP
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page ActiveInbox PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version released: 2019-09-16 6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2019-09-16 2010-10-05
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95
Full price high $24.95 $249.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy 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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
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.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2011-10-12

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