Smartsheet vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Smartsheet vs Achieve Planner

 

Smartsheet

vs Achieve Planner

Company Smartsheet.com Effexis Software
Company name Smartsheet.com Effexis Software
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • import/export
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Spreadsheet-style online collaboration tool. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page Smartsheet Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires .NET Framework 1.1
Version released: 2011-05-19 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2011-05-19 2013-06-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $79.94
Full price high $1499 $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Microsoft Excel, Google Spreadsheet, Microsoft Project Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Import
Export
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Supports simple projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports team collaboration as well as customizable item fields and searches. Also includes integration with Google Docs. Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 2 4
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 99 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 99 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-05-25 2020-05-22

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