Asana vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Asana vs OmniFocus

 

Asana

vs OmniFocus

Company Asana The Omni Group
Company name Asana The Omni Group
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (link, autoprocess)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Social task and project management with collaboration for individuals, teams, and small businesses. Limited support for shared workspaces. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page Asana OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version released: 2017-03-03 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2017-03-03 2019-09-19
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $1200 $19.99
Full price high $9600 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile Optimized Web Access
Mobile App
Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL asana.com/product www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Asana connects your tasks and projects to anyone you want to work with. Use of workspaces to organize all the teams and collaborate with other people while keeping everything separate. All history and discussions for each task are kept together and updates you of the changes to the tasks and projects. A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 2 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2017-04-28 2019-09-29

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