Frictionless vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Frictionless vs Zoot

 

Frictionless

vs Zoot

Company Pierce T. Wetter III zoot
Company name Pierce T. Wetter III zoot
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Open Source GTD software. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page Frictionless Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Version 2.0d18
released: 2008-06-25
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2008-06-25 2009-07-01
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $99
Full price high $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with .Mac (manual sync), Toodledo (export) Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Manual Sync Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to 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 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 Supports projects, contexts, and filtered views. 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 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Frictionless does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-02-14 2018-09-15

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