ToDoList vs 5pm - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ToDoList vs 5pm

 

ToDoList

vs 5pm

Company AbstractSpoon Software Disarea LLC
Company name AbstractSpoon Software Disarea LLC
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, link, autoprocess)
Description Hierarchical task manager with native XML custom reporting. Web-based project management with timeline and email integration.
Home page ToDoList 5pm
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Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Flash 8 plugin (optional)
Version 7.0.11
released: 2016-01-01
released: 2019-10-17
Release date 2016-01-01 2019-10-17
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $168
Full price high $2100
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (import), PocketPC (export), XML (direct/import/export), GanttProject (export), MS Project 2002 (import), FreeMind Microsoft OneDrive; CSV (manual export); iCalendar, Google Calendar (auto sync); RSS (feed); Basecamp (import); Email (manual notifications); 5pm for iPhone; 5pm (Google Apps); Excel (Manual Import); Google Drive; Dropbox
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Link to 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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL abstractspoon.pbwiki.com
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Contexts are awkwardly supported through Task Team User profiles (define and select contexts in addition to people).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Easy-to-use interface allows filtering by groups, project, date ranges, as well as switching between daily, weekly and monthly views. Creation or editing of projects, tasks, and messages can be made with a single email. Now with free apps for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Bold, and WebOS.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 10 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • ToDoList does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • 5pm does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-01-03 2019-10-27

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