Outlook vs Todoist - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs Todoist

 

Outlook

vs Todoist

Company microsoft Todoist
Company name microsoft Todoist
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
  • api
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). Online hierarchical task manager with a simple, text-oriented interface.
Home page Outlook Todoist
Tro training TRO Online Training available icon

TRO training available

Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires now Windows 10 compatible
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
released: 2019-09-17
Release date 2010-10-26 2019-09-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $75 $3
Full price high $349 $3
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Link to 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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.todoist.com
Screenshots URL www.todoist.com
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. Supports sub projects, notes, contexts, mail-to-action, native support for files, and an integration with Dropbox, and Google Drive.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
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.
  • Todoist does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2019-09-22

Outlook vs other GTD software

Select the software to compare with:

Copmare Outlook with other GTD software


Full GTD Software List