MindManager vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: MindManager vs Outlook

 

MindManager

vs Outlook

Company microsoft
Company name microsoft
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page MindManager Outlook
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Details
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Online standalone or supplement for Win/Mac versions
Version 8.1 (Win); 7 (Mac), Web
released: 2009-02-24
2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2009-02-24 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 21 day trial Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $75
Full price high $349 $349
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync) Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Direct Database Update Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None 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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1
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
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • MindManager 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 2016-04-11 2015-11-22

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