OmniFocus vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: OmniFocus vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

OmniFocus

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company The Omni Group Ceptara Corp.
Company name The Omni Group Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone. An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page OmniFocus Organizer for Outlook 2007+
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G Outlook 2007 and Up
Version 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2019-09-19 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 14 day trial Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $49.95
Full price high $79.95 $50
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Emails are automatically tasks Manage an email as a Task
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 Projects can be nested within other projects Supports simple projects
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features www.ceptara.com/products/organizer
Screenshots URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer/screenshots
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options. Defines projects and focuses which are saved as Outlook categories. Organizer for Outlook 2007+ adds a new folder view ("My Organizer") and "Organizer Task Pane" for simpler weekly and daily planning, as well as help for managing projects and task requests via graphical and mind-mapping.
Category dimensions 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • OmniFocus 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
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-09-29 2016-05-01

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