ActionOutline vs EfficientPIM - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs EfficientPIM

 

ActionOutline

vs EfficientPIM

Company Green Parrots Software Efficient Software
Company name Green Parrots Software Efficient Software
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one.
Home page ActionOutline EfficientPIM
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
3.62
released: 2014-04-26
Release date 2011-09-07 2014-04-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $23.97
Full price high $79.95 $23.97
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with
Sync methods Import
Export
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version
Email-to-task support None None
Categories No context support Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields 𐄂
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
GTD setup notes Use folders for your GTD "context."
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Free-form outlines organized by virtual file folders. This application does allow you to create GTD-style task lists using the folders, but power users will feel the lack of sorting and filtering options. EffecientPIM does tasks, calendar, contacts, and notes.

EfficientPIM supports a vanilla GTD system, though people using more automated time management systems (such as TRO) may feel hampered by limited features--such no saved task views.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 5
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • ActionOutline does not support teams or collaboration.
  • EfficientPIM does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2016-02-13

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