TaskPaper vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TaskPaper vs ActiveInbox

 

TaskPaper

vs ActiveInbox

Company Hog Bay Software The Inbox Foundry
Company name Hog Bay Software The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • import
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Simple notepad-like tool for tasks and projects with categories. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page TaskPaper ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires requires OS X 10.6 or higher Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 3.8.6
released: 2019-06-13
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2019-06-13 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $29.95
Full price high $29.95 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Any UTF8 text file (import) Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Import Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • TaskPaper does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-10-27

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