Org-Mode vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Things

 

Org-Mode

vs Things

Company Bastien Guerry Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name Bastien Guerry Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page Org-Mode Things
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Emacs OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2012-05-25 2019-10-08
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $49.95
Full price high $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export) iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Export Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
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 Supports simple 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 culturedcode.com/things
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 1
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 added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2019-11-10

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