Outlook for Mac vs Todoist - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Todoist

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Todoist

Company Microsoft Corporation Todoist
Company name Microsoft Corporation Todoist
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • api
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Online hierarchical task manager with a simple, text-oriented interface.
Home page Outlook for Mac Todoist
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher now Windows 10 compatible
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
released: 2016-04-05
Release date 2010-12-13 2016-04-05
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 $3
Full price high $279.99 $3
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Link to 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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.todoist.com
Screenshots URL www.todoist.com
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details 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 3 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
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.
  • Todoist does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2016-04-10

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