TouchDown vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Things

 

TouchDown

vs Things

Company NitroDesk Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page TouchDown Things
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 OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2010-06-30 2019-10-08
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 $49.95
Full price high $19.99 $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a 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 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 culturedcode.com/things
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 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 1
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 added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2019-11-10

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