Outlook for Mac vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Things

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Things

Company Microsoft Corporation Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name Microsoft Corporation Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page Outlook for Mac Things
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
3.8
released: 2018-09-17
Release date 2010-12-13 2018-09-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $49.95
Full price high $279.99 $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync) iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Manage an email as a Task
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 culturedcode.com/things
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 1
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.
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2018-12-21

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