OmniFocus vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: OmniFocus vs TouchDown

 

OmniFocus

vs TouchDown

Company The Omni Group NitroDesk Inc.
Company name The Omni Group NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page OmniFocus TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2019-09-19 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $19.99
Full price high $79.95 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export) Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Automatic Sync Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Manage an email as a Task
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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
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. Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-09-29 2010-09-30

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