Gmail Tasks vs ClearContext - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs ClearContext

 

Gmail Tasks

vs ClearContext

Company Google ClearContext Corporation
Company name Google ClearContext Corporation
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Outlook plugin organizes and manages tasks, automatically suggesting folders for emails.
Home page Gmail Tasks 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 Outlook 2007-2013 with Exchange, and POP3/SMTP or Exchange Active Sync (EAS)
Version released: 2010-10-26 released: 2019-09-05
Release date 2010-10-26 2019-09-05
Type Freeware 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 Outlook
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task 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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
Screenshots URL www.clearcontext.com/pro
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. 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 1 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
  • Gmail Tasks 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 2010-11-10 2020-05-22

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