Gmail Tasks vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Things

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Things

Company Google Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name Google Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page Gmail Tasks Things
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version released: 2010-10-26 released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2010-10-26 2019-10-08
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $49.95
Full price high $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Link to Task Manage an email as a 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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL culturedcode.com/things
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 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 1
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.
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2019-11-10

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