Gmail Tasks vs Rainlendar - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Rainlendar

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Rainlendar

Company Google Rainlendar
Company name Google Rainlendar
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Multi-platform, skinable desktop calendar and task list.
Home page Gmail Tasks Rainlendar
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version released: 2010-10-26 2.13
released: 2015-11-13
Release date 2010-10-26 2015-11-13
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $13.49
Full price high $13.49
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar (import/export); Pro only: Google Calendar (auto sync); iCalendar (subscribe), Outlook (direct integration), Exchange Server (via Outlook), Remember the Milk (subscribe)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
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
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.rainlendar.net/cms/index.php?option=com_rny_features&Itemid=35
Screenshots URL www.rainlendar.net/cms/index.php?option=com_rny_gallery&Itemid=41
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 4
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
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Rainlendar does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2016-01-10

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