Shadow Plan vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Shadow Plan vs Gmail Tasks

 

Shadow Plan

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Google
Company name Google
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Task manager for Palm with desktop support. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page Shadow Plan Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP
Requires
Version 4.3.1
released: 2005-07-25
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2005-07-25 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with
Sync methods
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support None Link to Task
Categories Single context only 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 nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.codejedi.com/shadowplan/screenshots.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Use lists as GTD contexts. Can display/edit tasks alongside
Google Calendar.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Create lists of items, set due dates, notes, and add Gmail messages directly to Tasks.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Shadow Plan does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-10-27 2010-11-10

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