Basecamp vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Basecamp vs Gmail Tasks

 

Basecamp

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Google
Company name Google
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page Basecamp Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires
Version released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with
Sync methods
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Link to Task
Categories No context support 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
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.basecamphq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Basecamp does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-03-02 2010-11-10

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