TouchDown vs Basecamp - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Basecamp

 

TouchDown

vs Basecamp

Company NitroDesk Inc.
Company name NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration.
Home page TouchDown Basecamp
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
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only No context support
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields 𐄂
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support
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 www.basecamphq.com/tour
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
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Basecamp does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2009-03-02

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