Outlook for Mac vs Next Action, Personal Edition - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Next Action, Personal Edition

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Next Action, Personal Edition

Company Microsoft Corporation
Company name Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. A Getting Things Done todo-list tracking tool.
Home page Outlook for Mac Next Action, Personal Edition
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher Google Gears; Firefox 2.0+ or IE 7+
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
1.1.22
released: 2008-05-08
Release date 2010-12-13 2008-05-08
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $149.99
Full price high $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
None
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Supports a single level of subtasks Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL trimpath.com/demos/static_nextaction.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Next Action, Personal Edition does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2009-10-27

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