TouchDown vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs OmniFocus

 

TouchDown

vs OmniFocus

Company NitroDesk Inc. The Omni Group
Company name NitroDesk Inc. The Omni Group
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page TouchDown OmniFocus
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 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2010-06-30 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $19.99
Full price high $19.99 $79.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Emails are automatically tasks
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 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.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/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. A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2019-09-29

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