ActiveInbox vs TaskPaper - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs TaskPaper

 

ActiveInbox

vs TaskPaper

Company The Inbox Foundry Hog Bay Software
Company name The Inbox Foundry Hog Bay Software
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • import
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Simple notepad-like tool for tasks and projects with categories.
Home page ActiveInbox TaskPaper
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome requires OS X 10.6 or higher
Version released: 2019-09-16 3.8.6
released: 2019-06-13
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-06-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $29.95
Full price high $24.95 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Any UTF8 text file (import)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Import
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
None
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
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
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.
  • TaskPaper does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-11-10

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