Nirvana vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Nirvana vs Zoot

 

Nirvana

vs Zoot

Company Nirvanahq, Inc. zoot
Company name Nirvanahq, Inc. zoot
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page Nirvana Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version released: 2016-02-17 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2016-02-17 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $39 $99
Full price high $39 $99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Export
Automatic Sync
Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 simple projects Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.nirvanahq.com/tour www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm
GTD setup notes Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Nirvana has evolved into an excellent personal GTD and GTD solution, worth looking at.

Particularly nice is its ability to pause or schedule projects (and all tasks within them) and designate project steps as sequential or simultaneous. You can also star tasks to create an instant "must do today" list as taught in TRO Online training.
Zoot is a powerful, highly flexible program that provides 2-3 hours of tutorials to learn its full functionality. Categories may be Multiple, Non-nested (implimented through categories), OR Multiple, nested (implemented through smart folder hierarchy).
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2016-05-01 2018-09-15

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