Backpack vs Ultra Recall - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Backpack vs Ultra Recall

 

Backpack

vs Ultra Recall

Company
Company name
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 3 dates
  • import
  • email (copy, link, manage)
Description Information organizer and simple Intranet with calendar, email integration, and reminders, by 37 Signals. Personal information manager with categorization that can support GTD.
Home page Backpack Ultra Recall
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 4.1
released: 2009-10-13
Release date 2009-10-13
Type Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited trial, 20 uses or 45 days
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $49
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); mbox, TreePad, text, folder, favorites (import); XML, RTF, CSV (import/export); files, HTML (manual export)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Link to Task
Manage an email as a Task
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 www.kinook.com/UltraRecall/features.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.)
Collaboration and team support
  • Backpack does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Ultra Recall does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-04-22 2009-10-27

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