Outlook for Mac vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs PersonalBrain

 

Outlook for Mac

vs PersonalBrain

Company Microsoft Corporation TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name Microsoft Corporation TheBrain Technologies LP
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page Outlook for Mac PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2010-12-13 2010-10-05
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $149.95
Full price high $279.99 $249.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Export
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Copy 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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 1
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.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2011-10-12

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