Entourage vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Entourage vs Zoot

 

Entourage

vs Zoot

Company Microsoft zoot
Company name Microsoft zoot
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page Entourage Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 12.2.3 (2008), 11.5.7 (2004)
released: 2010-02-09
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2010-02-09 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes no longer available. 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync) Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Supports a single level of subtasks Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.microsoft.com/mac/help.mspx?clr=99-2-0&target=99dd2888-d3bd-4c30-9691-1e2574c27f561033 www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm
GTD setup notes Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Zoot is a powerful, highly flexible program that provides 2-3 hours of tutorials to learn its full functionality. Categories may be Multiple, Non-nested (implimented through categories), OR Multiple, nested (implemented through smart folder hierarchy).
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Entourage does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-13 2018-09-15

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