TaskPaper vs Gmail Tasks - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TaskPaper vs Gmail Tasks

 

TaskPaper

vs Gmail Tasks

Company Hog Bay Software Google
Company name Hog Bay Software Google
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • import
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • email (link)
Description Simple notepad-like tool for tasks and projects with categories. A bare-bones task list in Gmail.
Home page TaskPaper Gmail Tasks
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires requires OS X 10.6 or higher
Version 3.8.6
released: 2019-06-13
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2019-06-13 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $29.95
Full price high $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Any UTF8 text file (import)
Sync methods Import
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support None Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts 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
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 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
  • Gmail Tasks does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2010-11-10

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