VIP Task Manager vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: VIP Task Manager vs ActiveInbox

 

VIP Task Manager

vs ActiveInbox

Company VIP Quality Software The Inbox Foundry
Company name VIP Quality Software The Inbox Foundry
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page VIP Task Manager ActiveInbox
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version 4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2010-10-13 2019-09-16
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95
Full price high $199.95 $24.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None 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 Supports simple projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports team collaboration and advanced filtering options.
Category dimensions 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 6 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • VIP Task Manager does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-12-24 2019-10-27

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