TouchDown vs Outlook for Mac - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Outlook for Mac

 

TouchDown

vs Outlook for Mac

Company NitroDesk Inc. Microsoft Corporation
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac.
Home page TouchDown Outlook for Mac
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 Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
released: 2018-12-17
Release date 2010-06-30 2018-12-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $149.99
Full price high $19.99 $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Projects can be copied to the 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 3
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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2019-10-27

TouchDown vs other GTD software

Select the software to compare with:

Copmare TouchDown with other GTD software


Full GTD Software List