TaskMerlin vs Zendone - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TaskMerlin vs Zendone



vs Zendone

Company Interfathom Plaindrops
Company name Interfathom Plaindrops
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • email (notifications, copy, manage)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • export
Description Hierarchical outliner for projects, tasks and notes. Web application based on GTD by David Allen.
Home page TaskMerlin Zendone
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires .NET Framework 2.0
released: 2014-02-21
released: 2014-01-25
Release date 2014-02-21 2014-01-25
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day, feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $49 $50
Full price high $99 $60
Made specifically for GTD 0 2
Syncs with Outlook, Google Tasks, and Google Calendar
Sync methods Export
Mobile access 3rd Party Mobile App
Email-to-task support Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Copy to Task
Manage an email as a Task
Categories 3 single contexts fields 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 nested within other projects Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.taskmerlin.com/features.aspx
Screenshots URL www.taskmerlin.com/tour/start.aspx
GTD setup notes See http://www.taskmerlin.com/gtd.aspx
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Supports integration with Evernote and Google Calendar.
Category dimensions 3 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 999 2
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
  • Zendone does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2014-03-12 2014-03-21

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