Gmail Tasks vs ThinkingRock - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs ThinkingRock

 

Gmail Tasks

vs ThinkingRock

Company Google Avente Pty Ltd
Company name Google Avente Pty Ltd
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, autoprocess)
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Java software for tasks and projects using GTD approach.
Home page Gmail Tasks ThinkingRock
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Java
Version released: 2010-10-26 3.1.2
released: 2014-05-15
Release date 2010-10-26 2014-05-15
Type Freeware Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $40
Full price high $40
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (auto import), iCal (auto export), XML (export), Text (import)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Copy to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thinkingrock.com.au
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. Supports Customized Filtering.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 99
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
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
  • ThinkingRock does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2014-06-15

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