Nirvana vs NextAction! - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Nirvana vs NextAction!

 

Nirvana

vs NextAction!

Company Nirvanahq, Inc.
Company name Nirvanahq, Inc.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
Description Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface. Tool for implementing GTD with your BlackBerry.
Home page Nirvana NextAction!
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Blackberry OS 4.1 or higher, Blackberry Desktop
Version released: 2016-02-17 3.0
released: 2008-11-08
Release date 2016-02-17 2008-11-08
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $39 $39.95
Full price high $39 $99.95
Made specifically for GTD 1
Syncs with BlackBerry Tasks (direct integration); Outlook, Lotus Notes, ACT!, Groupwise (via standard sync software); Entourage, iCal, Now Up-To-Date, Meeting Maker (via PocketMac for Blackberry)
Sync methods Export
Automatic Sync
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks None
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 Supports simple 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.nirvanahq.com/tour www.s4bb.com/software/nextaction/#features
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
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
  • NextAction! does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-05-01 2009-10-27

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