When comparing Nirvanahq vs IQTell, the Slant community recommends Nirvanahq for most people. In the question“What are the best GTD apps?” Nirvanahq is ranked 3rd while IQTell is ranked 9th.
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Pro Solid project management
Pro Beautiful interface
Clean, intuitive user interaction. The design is very thoughtful. Somehow it makes Things feel clunky, despite obvious similarities of all GTD platforms.
Pro Allows setting how much effort a task will take
You can set how long a task will take and how much effort will it ask of you on a scale of 1 to 3.
Pro Allows to add postponed tasks
You can postpone a task. It helps not to clutter task lists up until you really need them.
Pro Beautiful interface
Clean, intuitive interface — both desktop and mobile. Lots of intelligent design thinking behind this. Somehow makes other GTD apps like Things feel clunky, despite similarities.
Pro Can email focus list
The app can send you the most important items for the day in an email.
Pro Allows adding items via email
Pro Works on all platforms
Available as a Chrome app on desktop operating systems and as an Android and iOS apps.
Pro Integration with Box, Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive
Allows adding reference material to projects and actions linking to several known cloud services.
Pro Application wide tagging system
Any item can be tagged, all tags are centrally managed. If Evernote integration is activated, tags are synced between IQTELL and Evernote.
Pro Fast response from support
Support responds quickly to any questions you may have.
Pro Feature rich
Integrated email, calendar, Evernote, project and task management, contacts all in one app.
Pro Mark emails as received, sent to tasks, projects, or waiting for items
With a quick selection you can turn an email into a new task, add it to a project or create a waiting for item. The email is moved from your inbox but available in the task or project. If it's a "waiting for", it will automatically add the To into the Delegated To person.
If you're importing from Gmail, you can use Gmail labels as tags in IQTell.
Pro Aggregation of email
Aggregates your email from all of your different email providers. Allows reading and managing your Exchange, Gmail, iCloud, etc emails all in one place. There's support for both unified inboxes and separate inboxes for each account.
Pro Convert email to calendar appointment
Convert e-mails to calendar appointments. The e-mail will be linked to the appointment so that you can access it within the calendar event.
Pro Full-time featured email and calendar client
Your can create, modify and delete emails, appointments, invitations and reminders for multiple email accounts directly in IQTELL.
Pro Easy to customize
You can add custom fields to all item types, and add custom relationship between items (i.e a project can be linked to a customer or a mail linked to a contact).
Define how data is copied when an item is copied into another (I.e a mail copied into an action or project).
Pro Can convert evernote checkboxes to actions automatically
Just add checbox to an evernote note, tag the note with the "action" keyword and iqtell will convert checkbox to subtask automatically. Every checboxes will be automatically converted into a single subtask of an action with the evernote title as title.
Pro Allow collaboration on projects and actions
Delegate project and actions to friend, coworkers, customer.
Work together by adding content, discussing and planning each item.
Pro The IQTell team listens to suggestions and requests from users
IQTell is being updated all the time to improve on an already great system!
Pro Make recordings of trips and save via iPhone/iPad, recover them later using EOBD Facile application
Con No native desktop applications yet
Currently the only way to access the app on a desktop machine is via a webapp.
Con Does not integrate with other apps or services
Con No way to add sub-projects
Con No way to color-code projects
Con Discontinued as of August 1st, 2017
Con Only works in Chrome
Not everyone wants to use Chrome.
Con Doesn't integrate with IFTTT
Con Unsure future
Some time ago IQTell were prepared to close due to lack of funds, but something must have happened (they received funding) that gave them another two years of life, but after those two years are over it's not sure what will happen.
Con Steep learning curve
The interface can seem overwhelming at first.