Gmail Tasks vs Org-Mode - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Org-Mode

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Org-Mode

Company Google Bastien Guerry
Company name Google Bastien Guerry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. An Emacs mode for notes and project planning.
Home page Gmail Tasks Org-Mode
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Emacs
Version released: 2010-10-26 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
Release date 2010-10-26 2012-05-25
Type Freeware Open Source
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 iCalendar, LaTeX (export)
Sync methods Export
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Link to Task None
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 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 orgmode.org/org.html
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.
  • Org-Mode does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2012-07-08

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