TouchDown vs EfficientPIM - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs EfficientPIM

 

TouchDown

vs EfficientPIM

Company NitroDesk Inc. Efficient Software
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Efficient Software
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one.
Home page TouchDown EfficientPIM
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
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
3.62
released: 2014-04-26
Release date 2010-06-30 2014-04-26
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 $23.97
Full price high $19.99 $23.97
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task None
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
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 www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
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. EffecientPIM does tasks, calendar, contacts, and notes.

EfficientPIM supports a vanilla GTD system, though people using more automated time management systems (such as TRO) may feel hampered by limited features--such no saved task views.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 5
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.
  • EfficientPIM does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2016-02-13

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