Gmail Tasks vs NextAction! - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs NextAction!

 

Gmail Tasks

vs NextAction!

Company Google
Company name Google
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Tool for implementing GTD with your BlackBerry.
Home page Gmail Tasks NextAction!
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Blackberry OS 4.1 or higher, Blackberry Desktop
Version released: 2010-10-26 3.0
released: 2008-11-08
Release date 2010-10-26 2008-11-08
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $39.95
Full price high $99.95
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with BlackBerry Tasks (direct integration); Outlook, Lotus Notes, ACT!, Groupwise (via standard sync software); Entourage, iCal, Now Up-To-Date, Meeting Maker (via PocketMac for Blackberry)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task None
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.s4bb.com/software/nextaction/#features
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
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
  • NextAction! does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2009-10-27

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