When comparing Nirvanahq vs Firetask, the Slant community recommends Nirvanahq for most people. In the question“What are the best GTD apps?” Nirvanahq is ranked 4th while Firetask is ranked 22nd.
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Pro Solid project management
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 adding items via email
Pro Use start dates
A vital functionality in a GTD app.
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 to add postponed tasks
You can postpone a task. It helps not to clutter task lists up until you really need them.
Pro Can email focus list
The app can send you the most important items for the day in an email.
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 Native support for Areas of Responsibility
Pro Easy to use
Simple enough that a child can easily learn to use it. New tasks are quick and easy to enter.
Pro Many options for timing repeating tasks
Pro Shows only the first task of a project
Keeps the app uncluttered.
Pro Made to match GTD methodology
All of the steps are built into the app with no tweaking needed. For example, tasks can be assigned a context as well as a project.
Pro Excellent customer service
Company responds quickly to questions and is helpful and attentive.
Con Does not integrate with other apps or services
Con No native desktop applications yet
Currently the only way to access the app on a desktop machine is via a webapp.
Con No way to work with teams
This is a one-person solution, there is absolutely no ability to share projects with others.
Con No way to add sub-projects
Con No bulk (copy/paste) feature
Con Limited features in the free version
Free version limited to 5 projects, 3 reference lists and 2 areas.
Con No attachments
Can't add any attachments to the tasks - no photos, no pdfs.
Con No way to color-code projects
Con No recur upon completion option
If you have a daily recurring task, it will recur every day regardless if it's been completed the prior day.
Con No desktop widget
Con Only available for Apple products
Con High price point
However, a fully functional free trial is available.