Gmail Tasks vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs PersonalBrain

 

Gmail Tasks

vs PersonalBrain

Company Google TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name Google TheBrain Technologies LP
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page Gmail Tasks PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires
Version released: 2010-10-26 6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2010-10-26 2010-10-05
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $149.95
Full price high $249.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with
Sync methods Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Copy 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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
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 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2011-10-12

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