Gmail Tasks vs Flow - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Flow

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Flow

Company Google MetaLab
Company name Google MetaLab
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. A team collaboration application for web and iPhone.
Home page Gmail Tasks Flow
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires
Version released: 2010-10-26 released: 2016-02-10
Release date 2010-10-26 2016-02-10
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $99
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Flow for iPhone
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Link to Task Manage an email as a 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 simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL
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. Supports tagging and folders for task categorization. Also features various team collaboration functionalities such as drag-and-drop delegation, email reminders, and discussion threads.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 2
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.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Flow does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2016-02-14

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