Gmail Tasks vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Achieve Planner

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Achieve Planner

Company Google Effexis Software
Company name Google Effexis Software
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page Gmail Tasks Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires .NET Framework 1.1
Version released: 2010-10-26 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2010-10-26 2013-06-04
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $79.94
Full price high $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks. Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
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
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2020-05-22

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