ToDoList vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ToDoList vs OmniFocus

 

ToDoList

vs OmniFocus

Company AbstractSpoon Software The Omni Group
Company name AbstractSpoon Software The Omni Group
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Hierarchical task manager with native XML custom reporting. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page ToDoList OmniFocus
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Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 7.0.11
released: 2016-01-01
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2016-01-01 2019-09-19
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (import), PocketPC (export), XML (direct/import/export), GanttProject (export), MS Project 2002 (import), FreeMind iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
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 Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL abstractspoon.pbwiki.com 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 1 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-01-03 2019-09-29

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