Outlook for Mac vs Remember the Milk - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Remember the Milk

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Remember the Milk

Company Microsoft Corporation Remember the Milk
Company name Microsoft Corporation Remember the Milk
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Well-integrated task lists for browser and handhelds with email handling.
Home page Outlook for Mac Remember the Milk
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Details
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher Google Gears, IE 6.0+ or FireFox 1.5+ for browser version; Win Mobile 5/6, iPhone/iTouch for handheld
Version released: 2018-12-17 released: 2019-10-28
Release date 2018-12-17 2019-10-28
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $25
Full price high $279.99 $25
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync) Gmail (Firefox plugin); Google Calendar, Twitter (direct integration); Atom/RSS, IM (feed)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Plugin
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.rememberthemilk.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-10-27 2019-11-10

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