Outlook vs Online Task List - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs Online Task List

 

Outlook

vs Online Task List

Company microsoft onlinetasklist.com
Company name microsoft onlinetasklist.com
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • email (notifications)
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). Online task manager for teams and individuals.
Home page Outlook Online Task List
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Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Requires IE 7, Firefox 2, Safari 3, or Opera
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
released: 2011-04-18
Release date 2010-10-26 2011-04-18
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $75
Full price high $349
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync) SMS Text Messaging (send)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.onlinetasklist.com/otl/vt_otherHelpTile
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details The classic email, calendar, contacts, and tasks manager used by corporations worldwide. Use with Exchange Server to automatically sync data to mobile devices. Views are sortable by Due Date. Highest priority tasks appear in bold.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 5
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Online Task List does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2016-05-01

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