mGSD vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: mGSD vs OmniFocus

 

mGSD

vs OmniFocus

Company Simon Baird The Omni Group
Company name Simon Baird The Omni Group
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (field)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description A personal, browser-based GTD system built on TiddlyWiki. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page mGSD OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires TiddlyWiki and MPTW, major Web browser; iPhone access is read-only Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 3.1.6
released: 2009-06-02
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2009-06-02 2019-09-19
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web 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 Supports simple 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 monkeygtd.tiddlyspot.com/demo3.html www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 2 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • mGSD does not support teams or collaboration.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-04-11 2019-09-29

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