Vitalist (Free Edition) vs The Hit List - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Vitalist (Free Edition) vs The Hit List

 

Vitalist (Free Edition)

vs The Hit List

Company Vitalist Solutions LLC Potion Factory LLC
Company name Vitalist Solutions LLC Potion Factory LLC
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (notifications, autoprocess)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
Description Online GTD solution with direct mobile phone support, email integration. Easy to learn, easy to use application that keeps lists of things to do. The Hit List is Mac's most powerful task manager.
Home page Vitalist (Free Edition) The Hit List
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 or higher and an Intel processor
Version released: 2010-04-28 1.0.6
Release date 2010-04-28
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 5 project/context trial Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $49.95
Full price high $49.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iGoogle, Netvibes (widgets); Twitter (import); iCal, RSS (export) The Hitlist for iPhone, iCal
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Emails are automatically tasks
None
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.vitalist.com/tour www.potionfactory.com/thehitlist
Screenshots URL www.potionfactory.com/thehitlist
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details The Hit List is the definitive and impressive response to Mac's general lack of powerful task management software.

Able to support a wide variety to systems and styles, The Hit List can be as simple as written notes or as powerful as a search-and-destroy task list. Powerful search-lists allow for almost anything you can imagine with the simplicity of click-to-search.

The Hit List supports either GTD or TRO work styles and is highly customizable to fit a wide range of situations. Browser plugins, Gmail and iCal integration and a good iPhone app make this a great task list.

For Mac users looking for a powerful task manager that works offline, The Hit List should be the option you take most seriously.
Category dimensions 2 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 10
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
  • The Hit List does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-05-31 2012-02-28

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