ActiveInbox vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs TouchDown

 

ActiveInbox

vs TouchDown

Company The Inbox Foundry NitroDesk Inc.
Company name The Inbox Foundry NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page ActiveInbox TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version released: 2019-09-16 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2019-09-16 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $24.95 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Direct Database Update Manual Sync
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 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
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 1 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.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2010-09-30

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