Org-Mode vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs OmniFocus

 

Org-Mode

vs OmniFocus

Company Bastien Guerry The Omni Group
Company name Bastien Guerry The Omni Group
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page Org-Mode OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Emacs Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2012-05-25 2019-09-19
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export) iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Export Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
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 No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL orgmode.org/org.html www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
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.
Category dimensions 1 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2019-09-29

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