Outlook vs Taskwarrior - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs Taskwarrior

 

Outlook

vs Taskwarrior

Company microsoft Taskwarrior.org
Company name microsoft Taskwarrior.org
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (field, hierachy)
  • 4 dates
  • linked appts
  • import/export
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). A command-line GTD task list manager.
Home page Outlook Taskwarrior
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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 XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Follow system-specific install instructions on the download page.
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
2.5.0
released: 2017-04-21
Release date 2010-10-26 2017-04-21
Type Commercial Open Source
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)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Export
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
None
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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL taskwarrior.org/wiki/taskwarrior/Gallery
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. A command-line task list for everyone who misses DOS. Supercharge tasks with an interactive interface, GTD features, color themes, data synch, dependencies, custom reports, charts, and Lua plugins.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 3
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.
  • Taskwarrior does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2018-03-04

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