Outlook for Mac vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs Outlook

 

Outlook for Mac

vs Outlook

Company Microsoft Corporation microsoft
Company name Microsoft Corporation microsoft
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page Outlook for Mac Outlook
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TRO training available

Details
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2010-12-13 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $75
Full price high $279.99 $349
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync) Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Copy to Task
Link to Task
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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details The classic email, calendar, contacts, and tasks manager used by corporations worldwide. Use with Exchange Server to automatically sync data to mobile devices.
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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2015-11-22

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