Basecamp vs TaskMerlin - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Basecamp vs TaskMerlin

 

Basecamp

vs TaskMerlin

Company Interfathom
Company name Interfathom
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • email (notifications, copy, manage)
  • api
Description Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration. Hierarchical outliner for projects, tasks and notes.
Home page Basecamp TaskMerlin
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires .NET Framework 2.0
Version 5.2.0.2
released: 2014-02-21
Release date 2014-02-21
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day, feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $49
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook, Google Tasks, and Google Calendar
Sync methods
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Copy to Task
Manage an email as a Task
Categories No context support 3 single contexts fields
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 www.taskmerlin.com/features.aspx
Screenshots URL www.taskmerlin.com/tour/start.aspx
GTD setup notes See http://www.taskmerlin.com/gtd.aspx
Data can be manipulated via an API
Short details
Category dimensions 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 999
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Basecamp does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2009-03-02 2014-03-12

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