Achieve Planner vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Achieve Planner vs Outlook

 

Achieve Planner

vs Outlook

Company Effexis Software microsoft
Company name Effexis Software microsoft
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page Achieve Planner Outlook
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Details
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires .NET Framework 1.1
Version 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2013-06-04 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available
Full price low $79.94 $75
Full price high $99.94 $349
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing Supports time boxing No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
The classic email, calendar, contacts, and tasks manager used by corporations worldwide. Use with Exchange Server to automatically sync data to mobile devices.
Category dimensions 4 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2020-05-22 2015-11-22

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