Outlook for Mac vs TimeTo - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs TimeTo

 

Outlook for Mac

vs TimeTo

Company Microsoft Corporation David Berman Developments Inc.
Company name Microsoft Corporation David Berman Developments Inc.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • auto prioritization
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, subtasks)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications)
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. Integrate all appointments and tasks into an automatically-updated calendar.
Home page Outlook for Mac TimeTo
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher WINE for Linux Version
Version 14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
2009.02.19
released: 2009-02-19
Release date 2010-12-13 2009-02-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Donation requested, charityware
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99
Full price high $279.99 $129
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync) CSV, TXT (manual import/export); Outlook (direct integration); Google Calendar (manual export); Palm, Blackberry (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Categories Unlimited contexts 3 single contexts fields
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 a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.timeto.org
Screenshots URL www.download.com/TimeTo/3000-2074_4-10336608.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10855515
GTD setup notes GTD setup recommendations are at http://www.davidberman.com/software/timetohelp/GTD.htm
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Can run entirely from any USB flash memory drive, so you can work your schedule on any available Windows computer (without re-installing). World time zones/daylight saving, Skype dial, free SMS alarms, automatic work/life balance and life goals prioritization, likely the most detailed task recurring properties out there, automatic task splitting, full international support, input/search in 17 languages.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 1025
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
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.
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2011-06-12

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