Outlook for Mac vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company Microsoft Corporation Ceptara Corp.
Company name Microsoft Corporation Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page Outlook for Mac Organizer for Outlook 2007+
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher Outlook 2007 and Up
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2010-12-13 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $49.95
Full price high $279.99 $50
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Manage an email as a Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer
Screenshots URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer/screenshots
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Defines projects and focuses which are saved as Outlook categories. Organizer for Outlook 2007+ adds a new folder view ("My Organizer") and "Organizer Task Pane" for simpler weekly and daily planning, as well as help for managing projects and task requests via graphical and mind-mapping.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 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.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2016-05-01

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