MindManager vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs Gmail Tasks

 

MindManager

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Google
Company name Google
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page MindManager Gmail Tasks
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: 2010-10-26
Release date 2009-02-24 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 21 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $99
Full price high $349
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
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support None Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
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
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-04-11 2010-11-10

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