ActiveInbox vs Shadow Plan - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Shadow Plan

 

ActiveInbox

vs Shadow Plan

Company The Inbox Foundry
Company name The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★★★☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Task manager for Palm with desktop support.
Home page ActiveInbox Shadow Plan
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version released: 2019-09-16 4.3.1
released: 2005-07-25
Release date 2019-09-16 2005-07-25
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low
Full price high $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
None
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 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.codejedi.com/shadowplan/screenshots.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 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.
  • Shadow Plan does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2009-10-27

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