TimeTo vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TimeTo vs ActiveInbox

 

TimeTo

vs ActiveInbox

Company David Berman Developments Inc. The Inbox Foundry
Company name David Berman Developments Inc. The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, subtasks)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Integrate all appointments and tasks into an automatically-updated calendar. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page TimeTo ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires WINE for Linux Version Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 2009.02.19
released: 2009-02-19
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2009-02-19 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Donation requested, charityware Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low
Full price high $129 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with CSV, TXT (manual import/export); Outlook (direct integration); Google Calendar (manual export); Palm, Blackberry (via Outlook ActiveSync) Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.) Manage an email as a Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Supports a single level of subtasks Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.timeto.org
Screenshots URL www.download.com/TimeTo/3000-2074_4-10336608.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10855515
GTD setup notes GTD setup recommendations are at http://www.davidberman.com/software/timetohelp/GTD.htm
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Can run entirely from any USB flash memory drive, so you can work your schedule on any available Windows computer (without re-installing). World time zones/daylight saving, Skype dial, free SMS alarms, automatic work/life balance and life goals prioritization, likely the most detailed task recurring properties out there, automatic task splitting, full international support, input/search in 17 languages.
Category dimensions 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 1025 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
  • 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 2011-06-12 2019-10-27

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