Achieve Planner vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Achieve Planner vs Zoot

 

Achieve Planner

vs Zoot

Company Effexis Software zoot
Company name Effexis Software zoot
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, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page Achieve Planner Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires .NET Framework 1.1
Version 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2013-06-04 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $79.94 $99
Full price high $99.94 $99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm
GTD setup notes Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template).
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.
Zoot is a powerful, highly flexible program that provides 2-3 hours of tutorials to learn its full functionality. Categories may be Multiple, Non-nested (implimented through categories), OR Multiple, nested (implemented through smart folder hierarchy).
Category dimensions 4 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2020-05-22 2018-09-15

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