Frictionless vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs Pocket Informant

 

Frictionless

vs Pocket Informant

Company Pierce T. Wetter III Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Open Source GTD software. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page Frictionless Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2008-06-25 2019-11-04
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $12.99
Full price high $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) 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 Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support None Manage an email as a Task
Categories Single context only 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 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 www.twinforces.com/frictionless_manual pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views.
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2019-11-10

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