Gmail Tasks vs Entourage - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Entourage

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Entourage

Company Google Microsoft
Company name Google Microsoft
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Email client and PIM from Microsoft.
Home page Gmail Tasks Entourage
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires
Version released: 2010-10-26 12.2.3 (2008), 11.5.7 (2004)
released: 2010-02-09
Release date 2010-10-26 2010-02-09
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes no longer available.
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.microsoft.com/mac/help.mspx?clr=99-2-0&target=99dd2888-d3bd-4c30-9691-1e2574c27f561033
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.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 3
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.
  • Entourage does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2016-02-13

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