Nirvana vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Nirvana vs Things

 

Nirvana

vs Things

Company Nirvanahq, Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name Nirvanahq, Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page Nirvana Things
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version released: 2016-02-17 released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2016-02-17 2019-10-08
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $39 $49.95
Full price high $39 $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Export
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Manage an email as a 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 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 culturedcode.com/things
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 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 1
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-05-01 2019-11-10

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