Org-Mode vs Life Balance - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Life Balance



vs Life Balance

Company Bastien Guerry Llamagraphics, Inc
Company name Bastien Guerry Llamagraphics, Inc
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • auto prioritization
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. A smart organizer that manages tasks, projects, and life areas.
Home page Org-Mode Life Balance
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Emacs
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
5.7.16 (Windows)
released: 2012-07-23
Release date 2012-05-25 2012-07-23
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $39.95
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export) Palm, desktop versions, other computers running Life Balance (manual sync)
Sync methods Export Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App 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 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
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
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.
  • Life Balance does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2016-04-11

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