Outlook for Mac vs VIP Task Manager - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook for Mac vs VIP Task Manager

 

Outlook for Mac

vs VIP Task Manager

Company Microsoft Corporation VIP Quality Software
Company name Microsoft Corporation VIP Quality Software
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
Description Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac. A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management.
Home page Outlook for Mac VIP Task Manager
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform 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
4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
Release date 2010-12-13 2010-10-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.99 $149.95
Full price high $279.99 $199.95
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
None
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
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Supports team collaboration and advanced filtering options.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 6
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
  • VIP Task Manager does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-02-16 2010-12-24

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