TouchDown vs Frictionless - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Frictionless

 

TouchDown

vs Frictionless

Company NitroDesk Inc. Pierce T. Wetter III
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Pierce T. Wetter III
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Open Source GTD software.
Home page TouchDown Frictionless
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 Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
Release date 2010-06-30 2008-06-25
Type Commercial Open Source
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 .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task None
Categories Single context only Single context only
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 www.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual
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. Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views.
Category dimensions 1 2
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
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2016-02-14

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