Gmail Tasks vs Online Task List - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Online Task List

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Online Task List

Company Google onlinetasklist.com
Company name Google onlinetasklist.com
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • email (notifications)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Online task manager for teams and individuals.
Home page Gmail Tasks Online Task List
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Requires IE 7, Firefox 2, Safari 3, or Opera
Version released: 2010-10-26 released: 2011-04-18
Release date 2010-10-26 2011-04-18
Type Freeware Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with SMS Text Messaging (send)
Sync methods
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.onlinetasklist.com/otl/vt_otherHelpTile
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. Views are sortable by Due Date. Highest priority tasks appear in bold.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 5
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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Online Task List does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2016-05-01

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