Frictionless vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs TouchDown

 

Frictionless

vs TouchDown

Company Pierce T. Wetter III NitroDesk Inc.
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Open Source GTD software. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page Frictionless TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2008-06-25 2010-06-30
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Categories Single context only Single context only
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 linked to the calendar
Features URL www.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views. Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
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.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2010-09-30

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