Gmail Tasks vs Todoist - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Gmail Tasks vs Todoist

 

Gmail Tasks

vs Todoist

Company Google Todoist
Company name Google Todoist
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • api
Description A bare-bones task list in Gmail. Online hierarchical task manager with a simple, text-oriented interface.
Home page Gmail Tasks Todoist
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires now Windows 10 compatible
Version released: 2010-10-26 released: 2019-09-17
Release date 2010-10-26 2019-09-17
Type Freeware Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $3
Full price high $3
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with
Sync methods
Mobile access Web Access Web Access
Email-to-task support Link to Task Link 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 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.todoist.com
Screenshots URL www.todoist.com
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 sub projects, notes, contexts, mail-to-action, native support for files, and an integration with Dropbox, and Google Drive.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
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.
  • Todoist does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-11-10 2019-09-22

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