Asana vs DropTask


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Asana
Asana is the shared task list for your team, where you can plan, organize & stay in sync on everything.As fast as a text editor. Plenty of keyboard shortcuts, fewer page loads and mouse clicks. Asana is one app that won't get in your way. Free Asana alternatives are Bitrix24, Producteev, Remember The Milk. Asana open-source self-hosted alternatives are: RedMine and ProjectPier.
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DropTask
Use intuitive task indicators to get a clear picture of any project with a single glance. Visualize your workload by taking a refreshingly engaging approach, and add clarity and visual depth to your text based lists to heighten your task management experience.
Comparing Asana vs DropTask is like comparing apples to oranges. Because your business is unique and nobody except you can decide, which is better for your company. But we can add some fun to your research and suggest some new comparison parameters.

Let's start with videos. We think that Asana has better video than DropTask



Ok, now let's compare the UI. Looks like DropTask has more user-friendly interface than Asana because it's bigger. At least on our screenshots


To compare the popularity of the solutions we counted how many alternatives people search for each of them on the Internet. And it turns out that Asana is more popular than DropTask

Now let's look at the recent activities of our competitors:

- Asana adds Custom fields (in 2016)
- Project management app Asana raised $50M (in 2016)
- Task management startup Asana is launching a major revamp (in 2015)
- Asana finally launches iOS app (in 2014)
- DropTask - visual task-list that helps you decide what to do first (in 2014)

Looks like Asana was recently more active than DropTask (at least in our news). We also found some news, in which Asana and DropTask meet head to head:

2014 - DropTask - visual task-list that helps you decide what to do first. Asana should better react



All organizers, task and project management services have one major drawback. They provide you (or your employees) with the task list, which is permanently growing. And when you see such a huge list of tasks - you are thinking for a long time - what to do first, and most probably decide, "why not drink a cup of coffee". The new service DropTask is trying to fight this problem. It allows to create tasks in the form of visual circles with different sizes and colors. And you can drag these tasks to circle-shaped projects. By playing with such visual to-do board, you getting the clear picture of what you need to do and what to start with. By the way, the usual task-list view is also available in DropTask. The service allows not only enhance personal productivity, but also organize team collaboration with all the bells and whistles like file attachments, email-notifications, status-tracking, mobile apps (iPhone/iPad), etc. The service has a free version for 5 projects and 2 users.