TimeTo vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TimeTo vs TouchDown

 

TimeTo

vs TouchDown

Company David Berman Developments Inc. NitroDesk Inc.
Company name David Berman Developments Inc. NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, subtasks)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Integrate all appointments and tasks into an automatically-updated calendar. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page TimeTo TouchDown
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 Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 2009.02.19
released: 2009-02-19
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2009-02-19 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Donation requested, charityware Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $129 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with CSV, TXT (manual import/export); Outlook (direct integration); Google Calendar (manual export); Palm, Blackberry (via Outlook ActiveSync) Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.) Manage an email as a Task
Categories 3 single contexts fields 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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.timeto.org www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.download.com/TimeTo/3000-2074_4-10336608.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10855515 www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
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. Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 1025 4
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
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-06-12 2010-09-30

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