Shadow Plan vs NextAction! - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Shadow Plan vs NextAction!

 

Shadow Plan

vs NextAction!

Company
Company name
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
Description Task manager for Palm with desktop support. Tool for implementing GTD with your BlackBerry.
Home page Shadow Plan NextAction!
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Blackberry OS 4.1 or higher, Blackberry Desktop
Version 4.3.1
released: 2005-07-25
3.0
released: 2008-11-08
Release date 2005-07-25 2008-11-08
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂 𐄂
Free version notes
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95
Full price high $99.95
Made specifically for GTD
Syncs with BlackBerry Tasks (direct integration); Outlook, Lotus Notes, ACT!, Groupwise (via standard sync software); Entourage, iCal, Now Up-To-Date, Meeting Maker (via PocketMac for Blackberry)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None None
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.codejedi.com/shadowplan/screenshots.html www.s4bb.com/software/nextaction/#features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.)
Collaboration and team support
  • Shadow Plan does not support teams or collaboration.
  • NextAction! does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-10-27 2009-10-27

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