TouchDown vs 5pm - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs 5pm

 

TouchDown

vs 5pm

Company NitroDesk Inc. Disarea LLC
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Disarea LLC
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, link, autoprocess)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Web-based project management with timeline and email integration.
Home page TouchDown 5pm
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0 Flash 8 plugin (optional)
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
released: 2019-10-17
Release date 2010-06-30 2019-10-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $168
Full price high $19.99 $2100
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook 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 Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only 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
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
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 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. 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 4 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown 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 2010-09-30 2019-10-27

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