ActiveInbox vs Remember the Milk - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Remember the Milk

 

ActiveInbox

vs Remember the Milk

Company The Inbox Foundry Remember the Milk
Company name The Inbox Foundry Remember the Milk
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, autoprocess)
  • api
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Well-integrated task lists for browser and handhelds with email handling.
Home page ActiveInbox Remember the Milk
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Details
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Google Gears, IE 6.0+ or FireFox 1.5+ for browser version; Win Mobile 5/6, iPhone/iTouch for handheld
Version released: 2019-09-16 released: 2019-10-28
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-10-28
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 $25
Full price high $24.95 $25
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Gmail (Firefox plugin); Google Calendar, Twitter (direct integration); Atom/RSS, IM (feed)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
Plugin
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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 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.rememberthemilk.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
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
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2020-05-22

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