Org-Mode vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Gmail Tasks

 

Org-Mode

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Bastien Guerry Google
Company name Bastien Guerry Google
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page Org-Mode Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Emacs
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2012-05-25 2010-10-26
Type Open Source Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export)
Sync methods Export
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Email-to-task support None Link to 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 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
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Org-Mode does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2010-11-10

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