ActiveInbox vs Ultra Recall - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs Ultra Recall

 

ActiveInbox

vs Ultra Recall

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)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 3 dates
  • import
  • email (copy, link, manage)
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. Personal information manager with categorization that can support GTD.
Home page ActiveInbox Ultra Recall
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version released: 2019-09-16 4.1
released: 2009-10-13
Release date 2019-09-16 2009-10-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited trial, 20 uses or 45 days
A paid version is available
Full price low $49
Full price high $24.95 $99
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only) Outlook (manual sync); mbox, TreePad, text, folder, favorites (import); XML, RTF, CSV (import/export); files, HTML (manual export)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 www.kinook.com/UltraRecall/features.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.
  • Ultra Recall does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2009-10-27

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