Frictionless vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs ActiveInbox

 

Frictionless

vs ActiveInbox

Company Pierce T. Wetter III The Inbox Foundry
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Open Source GTD software. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page Frictionless ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2008-06-25 2019-09-16
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Manual Sync Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only 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 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.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views.
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2019-10-27

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