EfficientPIM vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: EfficientPIM vs OmniFocus

 

EfficientPIM

vs OmniFocus

Company Efficient Software The Omni Group
Company name Efficient Software The Omni Group
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page EfficientPIM OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 3.62
released: 2014-04-26
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2014-04-26 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $23.97 $19.99
Full price high $23.97 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Import
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Emails are automatically tasks
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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
GTD setup notes
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.
A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 3 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-13 2019-09-29

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