TouchDown vs TimeTo - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs TimeTo

 

TouchDown

vs TimeTo

Company NitroDesk Inc. David Berman Developments Inc.
Company name NitroDesk Inc. David Berman Developments Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • auto prioritization
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, subtasks)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Integrate all appointments and tasks into an automatically-updated calendar.
Home page TouchDown TimeTo
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, 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 WINE for Linux Version
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
2009.02.19
released: 2009-02-19
Release date 2010-06-30 2009-02-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Donation requested, charityware
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99
Full price high $19.99 $129
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook CSV, TXT (manual import/export); Outlook (direct integration); Google Calendar (manual export); Palm, Blackberry (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Categories Single context only 3 single contexts fields
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx www.timeto.org
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx www.download.com/TimeTo/3000-2074_4-10336608.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10855515
GTD setup notes GTD setup recommendations are at http://www.davidberman.com/software/timetohelp/GTD.htm
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. Can run entirely from any USB flash memory drive, so you can work your schedule on any available Windows computer (without re-installing). World time zones/daylight saving, Skype dial, free SMS alarms, automatic work/life balance and life goals prioritization, likely the most detailed task recurring properties out there, automatic task splitting, full international support, input/search in 17 languages.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 1025
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2011-06-12

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