Backpack vs ClearContext - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Backpack vs ClearContext

 

Backpack

vs ClearContext

Company ClearContext Corporation
Company name ClearContext Corporation
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Information organizer and simple Intranet with calendar, email integration, and reminders, by 37 Signals. Outlook plugin organizes and manages tasks, automatically suggesting folders for emails.
Home page Backpack ClearContext
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Outlook 2007-2013 with Exchange, and POP3/SMTP or Exchange Active Sync (EAS)
Version released: 2019-09-05
Release date 2019-09-05
Type Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $89.95
Full price high $89.95
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with Outlook
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Emails are automatically tasks
Categories No context support Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields 𐄂
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
Screenshots URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Keeps messages organized by automatically suggesting the right folders to file messages and entire conversations with a single click. Also provides projects and upcoming tasks/appointments summary and supports an automatic email-to-task or appointment functionality.
Category dimensions 0
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Backpack does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • ClearContext does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-04-22 2020-05-22

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