Org-Mode vs Focus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Focus

 

Org-Mode

vs Focus

Company Bastien Guerry Christian Staudenmeyer
Company name Bastien Guerry Christian Staudenmeyer
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • 1 date
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. A fast and intuitive visual task list plus mindmap.
Home page Org-Mode Focus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Emacs .NET framework 3.5
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
1.0
released: 2011-03-22
Release date 2012-05-25 2011-03-22
Type Open Source Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Full Version
A paid version is available 𐄂 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export)
Sync methods Export
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None 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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL orgmode.org/org.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Your "lists" will be areas in your visual task space.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Focus is simple, fast, and light. Install and start focusing in two minutes.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Org-Mode does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Focus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2011-05-13

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