OmniFocus vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: OmniFocus vs Zoot

 

OmniFocus

vs Zoot

Company The Omni Group zoot
Company name The Omni Group zoot
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page OmniFocus Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2019-09-19 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 14 day trial 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $99
Full price high $79.95 $99
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) Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access Web 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 Projects can be nested within other 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.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features 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 A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options. 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 2 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-09-29 2018-09-15

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