ActiveInbox vs VIP Task Manager - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActiveInbox vs VIP Task Manager

 

ActiveInbox

vs VIP Task Manager

Company The Inbox Foundry VIP Quality Software
Company name The Inbox Foundry VIP Quality Software
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
Description GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks. A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management.
Home page ActiveInbox VIP Task Manager
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version released: 2019-09-16 4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
Release date 2019-09-16 2010-10-13
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 $149.95
Full price high $24.95 $199.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
None
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports team collaboration and advanced filtering options.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 6
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.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • VIP Task Manager does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2010-12-24

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