MindManager vs Nirvana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs Nirvana

 

MindManager

vs Nirvana

Company Nirvanahq, Inc.
Company name Nirvanahq, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface.
Home page MindManager Nirvana
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: 2016-02-17
Release date 2009-02-24 2016-02-17
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 $39
Full price high $349 $39
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None 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 Supports simple 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 www.nirvanahq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Nirvana has evolved into an excellent personal GTD and GTD solution, worth looking at.

Particularly nice is its ability to pause or schedule projects (and all tasks within them) and designate project steps as sequential or simultaneous. You can also star tasks to create an instant "must do today" list as taught in TRO Online training.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • MindManager does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-04-11 2016-05-01

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