Org-Mode vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Achieve Planner

 

Org-Mode

vs Achieve Planner

Company Bastien Guerry Effexis Software
Company name Bastien Guerry Effexis Software
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page Org-Mode Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires Emacs .NET Framework 1.1
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2012-05-25 2013-06-04
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $79.94
Full price high $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export) Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Export Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL orgmode.org/org.html www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Org-Mode does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2015-08-23

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