OmniFocus vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: OmniFocus vs PersonalBrain

 

OmniFocus

vs PersonalBrain

Company The Omni Group TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name The Omni Group TheBrain Technologies LP
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page OmniFocus PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2019-09-19 2010-10-05
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $149.95
Full price high $79.95 $249.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
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 Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Web Access
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks 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.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
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 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
Collaboration and team support
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-09-29 2011-10-12

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