MindManager vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs PersonalBrain

 

MindManager

vs PersonalBrain

Company TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page MindManager PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Online standalone or supplement for Win/Mac versions
Version 8.1 (Win); 7 (Mac), Web
released: 2009-02-24
6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2009-02-24 2010-10-05
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 $149.95
Full price high $349 $249.95
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 Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support None Copy 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 Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1 www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
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.) 1
Collaboration and team support
  • MindManager does not support teams or collaboration.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-04-11 2011-10-12

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