Frictionless vs Nirvana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs Nirvana

 

Frictionless

vs Nirvana

Company Pierce T. Wetter III Nirvanahq, Inc.
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III Nirvanahq, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Open Source GTD software. Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface.
Home page Frictionless Nirvana
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
released: 2016-02-17
Release date 2008-06-25 2016-02-17
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $39
Full price high $39
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export)
Sync methods Manual Sync Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
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 Supports simple 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 www.nirvanahq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views. Nirvana has evolved into an excellent personal GTD and GTD solution, worth looking at.

Particularly nice is its ability to pause or schedule projects (and all tasks within them) and designate project steps as sequential or simultaneous. You can also star tasks to create an instant "must do today" list as taught in TRO Online training.
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
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.
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2016-05-01

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