TouchDown vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs ActiveInbox

 

TouchDown

vs ActiveInbox

Company NitroDesk Inc. The Inbox Foundry
Company name NitroDesk Inc. The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page TouchDown ActiveInbox
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 Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2010-06-30 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $19.99 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a 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 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 www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
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.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 0
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.
  • 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 2010-09-30 2019-10-27

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