Frictionless vs Backpack - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs Backpack

 

Frictionless

vs Backpack

Company Pierce T. Wetter III
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
Description Open Source GTD software. Information organizer and simple Intranet with calendar, email integration, and reminders, by 37 Signals.
Home page Frictionless Backpack
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
Release date 2008-06-25
Type Open Source
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None None
Categories Single context only No context support
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.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
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Backpack does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2009-04-22

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