Frictionless vs ClearContext - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs ClearContext

 

Frictionless

vs ClearContext

Company Pierce T. Wetter III ClearContext Corporation
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III ClearContext Corporation
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Open Source GTD software. Outlook plugin organizes and manages tasks, automatically suggesting folders for emails.
Home page Frictionless ClearContext
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Outlook 2007-2013 with Exchange, and POP3/SMTP or Exchange Active Sync (EAS)
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
released: 2019-09-05
Release date 2008-06-25 2019-09-05
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $89.95
Full price high $89.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None 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
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual www.clearcontext.com/pro
Screenshots URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views. Keeps messages organized by automatically suggesting the right folders to file messages and entire conversations with a single click. Also provides projects and upcoming tasks/appointments summary and supports an automatic email-to-task or appointment functionality.
Category dimensions 2 0
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • ClearContext does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2020-05-22

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