ActiveInbox vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Things

 

ActiveInbox

vs Things

Company The Inbox Foundry Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name The Inbox Foundry Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page ActiveInbox Things
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version released: 2019-09-16 released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-10-08
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 $49.95
Full price high $24.95 $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Manage an email as a 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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL culturedcode.com/things
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 1
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.
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-11-10

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