Frictionless vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs OmniFocus

 

Frictionless

vs OmniFocus

Company Pierce T. Wetter III The Omni Group
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III The Omni Group
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Open Source GTD software. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page Frictionless OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2008-06-25 2019-09-19
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Manual Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web 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 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 www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views. A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 2 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2019-09-29

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