DGT GTD & Task List (Alpha) vs Evernote - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: DGT GTD & Task List (Alpha) vs Evernote

 

DGT GTD & Task List (Alpha)

vs Evernote

Company dgtale Evernote Corporation
Company name dgtale Evernote Corporation
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field)
  • export
  • email (notifications)
  • api
Description To-do list with advanced features for Android devices. Multi-platform information manager with tagging and search.
Home page DGT GTD & Task List (Alpha) Evernote
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Mac OS X 10.5, or Windows XP or Vista, or WinMobile 5/6, or iPhone 3G (native), or iPhone or iTouch (Web)
Version released: 2017-07-09 released: 2018-02-10
Release date 2017-07-09 2018-02-10
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $45
Full price high $45
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Toodledo (requires DGT GTD Toodledo plugin) Online or other desktop Evernote installs for same user (manual sync); Handheld to online or desktop (export sync); Formatted HTML (export); XML (import/export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.evernote.com/about/learn_more
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Notebooks can be used as project names or general classes of tasks. Notes can be edited even after screen capture, allowing collection of future steps. Searches can be saved in Win verion.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Simple and easy to use with favorite features like: unlimited tagging and email-to-task integration (requires a Toodledo account and DGT GTD Toodledo plugin). Priacta Coach's Review
Evernote is a great application for making your important documents available anywhere, any time. For people who travel, collaborate with a team, work from multiple offices, or who are seeking a paperless office, Evernote is a great system for storing and accessing resource information.

On the downside, Evernote is less useful as a task list. Evernote is a virtual filing cabinet, and Evernote as a virtual task list works about the same as a regular filing cabinet. The chief danger is that you will lose your tasks somewhere in the midst of all your files and notes.

The best way to use Evernote is as a repository for information. Keep your tasks in a true task manager, and when you have a task that requires resource information in Evernote, attach a link to the task. (Every document in Evernote can be linked to.)
Category dimensions 4 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • DGT GTD & Task List (Alpha) does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2017-07-11 2018-09-09

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