ActiveInbox vs Todoist - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Todoist

 

ActiveInbox

vs Todoist

Company The Inbox Foundry Todoist
Company name The Inbox Foundry Todoist
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • api
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Online hierarchical task manager with a simple, text-oriented interface.
Home page ActiveInbox Todoist
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome now Windows 10 compatible
Version released: 2019-09-16 released: 2019-09-17
Release date 2019-09-16 2019-09-17
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 $3
Full price high $24.95 $3
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Link 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 nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.todoist.com
Screenshots URL www.todoist.com
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Supports sub projects, notes, contexts, mail-to-action, native support for files, and an integration with Dropbox, and Google Drive.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
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.
  • Todoist does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-09-22

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