PersonalBrain vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs ActiveInbox

 

PersonalBrain

vs ActiveInbox

Company TheBrain Technologies LP The Inbox Foundry
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page PersonalBrain ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2010-10-05 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95
Full price high $249.95 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Import
Export
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task Manage an email as a Task
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 assigned to multiple parent projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1 0
Collaboration and team support
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2019-10-27

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