PersonalBrain vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs OmniFocus

 

PersonalBrain

vs OmniFocus

Company TheBrain Technologies LP The Omni Group
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP The Omni Group
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page PersonalBrain OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2010-10-05 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $19.99
Full price high $249.95 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Import
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to 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 www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 1 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2019-09-29

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