Outlook for Mac vs Smartytask - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Smartytask

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Smartytask

Company Microsoft Corporation smartytask.com
Company name Microsoft Corporation smartytask.com
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
  • email (notifications)
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. A clean, focused GTD-capable task list for web-based access.
Home page Outlook for Mac Smartytask
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
released: 2011-01-13
Release date 2010-12-13 2011-01-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free 7 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $99
Full price high $279.99 $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile Optimized Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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 No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Web-based productivity application that supports contexts, emails as tasks, projects, and reminders via email.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 2
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.
  • Smartytask does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2011-09-09

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