EfficientPIM vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: EfficientPIM vs Outlook

 

EfficientPIM

vs Outlook

Company Efficient Software microsoft
Company name Efficient Software microsoft
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page EfficientPIM Outlook
Tro training No TRO training available. TRO Online Training available icon

TRO training available

Details
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 3.62
released: 2014-04-26
2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2014-04-26 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 $23.97 $75
Full price high $23.97 $349
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Import
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Link to Task
Categories Unlimited contexts 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
Screenshots URL www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details 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.
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 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 5 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • EfficientPIM 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 2016-02-13 2015-11-22

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