TaskPaper vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TaskPaper vs OmniFocus

 

TaskPaper

vs OmniFocus

Company Hog Bay Software The Omni Group
Company name Hog Bay Software The Omni Group
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • import
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Simple notepad-like tool for tasks and projects with categories. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page TaskPaper OmniFocus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires requires OS X 10.6 or higher Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 3.8.6
released: 2019-06-13
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2019-06-13 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $29.95 $19.99
Full price high $29.95 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Any UTF8 text file (import) iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Import Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None 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 www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 2 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-09-29

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