ToDoList vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ToDoList vs ActiveInbox

 

ToDoList

vs ActiveInbox

Company AbstractSpoon Software The Inbox Foundry
Company name AbstractSpoon Software The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Hierarchical task manager with native XML custom reporting. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page ToDoList ActiveInbox
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Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 7.0.11
released: 2016-01-01
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2016-01-01 2019-09-16
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low
Full price high $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Outlook (import), PocketPC (export), XML (direct/import/export), GanttProject (export), MS Project 2002 (import), FreeMind 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 None Manage an email as a 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 Projects can be nested within other projects
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
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 10 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • ToDoList does not support teams or collaboration.
  • 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 2016-01-03 2019-10-27

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