TouchDown vs NextAction! - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs NextAction!

 

TouchDown

vs NextAction!

Company NitroDesk Inc.
Company name NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Tool for implementing GTD with your BlackBerry.
Home page TouchDown NextAction!
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0 Blackberry OS 4.1 or higher, Blackberry Desktop
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
3.0
released: 2008-11-08
Release date 2010-06-30 2008-11-08
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 $39.95
Full price high $19.99 $99.95
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook BlackBerry Tasks (direct integration); Outlook, Lotus Notes, ACT!, Groupwise (via standard sync software); Entourage, iCal, Now Up-To-Date, Meeting Maker (via PocketMac for Blackberry)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
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 Supports simple 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.s4bb.com/software/nextaction/#features
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.
  • NextAction! does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2009-10-27

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