Basecamp vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Basecamp vs Outlook

 

Basecamp

vs Outlook

Company microsoft
Company name microsoft
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page Basecamp Outlook
Tro training No TRO training available. TRO Online Training available icon

TRO training available

Details
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available
Full price low $75
Full price high $349
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.basecamphq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API
Short details 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 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Basecamp 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 2009-03-02 2015-11-22

Basecamp vs other GTD software

Select the software to compare with:

Copmare Basecamp with other GTD software


Full GTD Software List