EfficientPIM vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: EfficientPIM vs Pocket Informant

 

EfficientPIM

vs Pocket Informant

Company Efficient Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name Efficient Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page EfficientPIM Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 3.62
released: 2014-04-26
released: 2015-11-13
Release date 2014-04-26 2015-11-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $23.97 $12.99
Full price high $23.97 $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 Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 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.
Category dimensions 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 5 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • EfficientPIM does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-13 2016-01-03

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