Backpack vs Smartytask - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Backpack vs Smartytask

 

Backpack

vs Smartytask

Company smartytask.com
Company name smartytask.com
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • email (notifications)
Description Information organizer and simple Intranet with calendar, email integration, and reminders, by 37 Signals. A clean, focused GTD-capable task list for web-based access.
Home page Backpack Smartytask
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires
Version released: 2011-01-13
Release date 2011-01-13
Type Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 7 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $99
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with
Sync methods
Mobile access Mobile Optimized Web Access
Email-to-task support None Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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 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
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Web-based productivity application that supports contexts, emails as tasks, projects, and reminders via email.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 2
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Backpack does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Smartytask does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-04-22 2011-09-09

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