TouchDown vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Achieve Planner

 

TouchDown

vs Achieve Planner

Company NitroDesk Inc. Effexis Software
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Effexis Software
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page TouchDown Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0 .NET Framework 1.1
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2010-06-30 2013-06-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $79.94
Full price high $19.99 $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
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. Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
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.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2020-05-22

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