ActionOutline vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: ActionOutline vs Pocket Informant

 

ActionOutline

vs Pocket Informant

Company Green Parrots Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name Green Parrots Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (inline)
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page ActionOutline Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2011-09-07 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $39.95 $12.99
Full price high $79.95 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Thumb Drive Version Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Categories No context support Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields 𐄂
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL
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.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • ActionOutline does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-08-23 2019-11-10

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