Org-Mode vs Outlook for Mac - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Org-Mode vs Outlook for Mac

 

Org-Mode

vs Outlook for Mac

Company Bastien Guerry Microsoft Corporation
Company name Bastien Guerry Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • export
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description An Emacs mode for notes and project planning. Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac.
Home page Org-Mode Outlook for Mac
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Emacs Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 7.8.11
released: 2012-05-25
14.0.2
released: 2010-12-13
Release date 2012-05-25 2010-12-13
Type Open Source Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $149.99
Full price high $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with iCalendar, LaTeX (export) iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Export Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL orgmode.org/org.html
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Org-Mode 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 for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2012-07-08 2011-02-16

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