MindManager vs Asana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs Asana

 

MindManager

vs Asana

Company Asana
Company name Asana
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (link, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. Social task and project management with collaboration for individuals, teams, and small businesses. Limited support for shared workspaces.
Home page MindManager Asana
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
Version 8.1 (Win); 7 (Mac), Web
released: 2009-02-24
released: 2017-03-03
Release date 2009-02-24 2017-03-03
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 21 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $1200
Full price high $349 $9600
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile Optimized Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Link to 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 Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1 asana.com/product
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Asana connects your tasks and projects to anyone you want to work with. Use of workspaces to organize all the teams and collaborate with other people while keeping everything separate. All history and discussions for each task are kept together and updates you of the changes to the tasks and projects.
Category dimensions 2
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.
  • 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 2016-04-11 2017-04-28

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