MindManager vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs ActiveInbox

 

MindManager

vs ActiveInbox

Company The Inbox Foundry
Company name The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page MindManager ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Online standalone or supplement for Win/Mac versions Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 8.1 (Win); 7 (Mac), Web
released: 2009-02-24
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2009-02-24 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 21 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $99
Full price high $349 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync) Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
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 Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • MindManager does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-04-11 2019-10-27

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