Outlook for Mac vs Basecamp - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Basecamp

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Basecamp

Company Microsoft Corporation
Company name Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration.
Home page Outlook for Mac Basecamp
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
Release date 2010-12-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99
Full price high $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts No context support
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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.basecamphq.com/tour
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Basecamp does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2009-03-02

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