PersonalBrain vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs TouchDown

 

PersonalBrain

vs TouchDown

Company TheBrain Technologies LP NitroDesk Inc.
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page PersonalBrain TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2010-10-05 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $19.99
Full price high $249.95 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task Manage an email as a Task
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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56 www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 4
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
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2010-09-30

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