EfficientPIM vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: EfficientPIM vs Gmail Tasks

 

EfficientPIM

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Efficient Software Google
Company name Efficient Software Google
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page EfficientPIM Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 3.62
released: 2014-04-26
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2014-04-26 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $23.97
Full price high $23.97
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with
Sync methods Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support None Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts 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
Screenshots URL www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details EffecientPIM does tasks, calendar, contacts, and notes.

EfficientPIM supports a vanilla GTD system, though people using more automated time management systems (such as TRO) may feel hampered by limited features--such no saved task views.
Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 5 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • EfficientPIM does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-13 2010-11-10

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