Outlook vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

Outlook

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company microsoft Ceptara Corp.
Company name microsoft Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page Outlook Organizer for Outlook 2007+
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Details
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Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Outlook 2007 and Up
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2010-10-26 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $75 $49.95
Full price high $349 $50
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL 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 The classic email, calendar, contacts, and tasks manager used by corporations worldwide. Use with Exchange Server to automatically sync data to mobile devices. 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 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 0
Collaboration and team support
  • 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.
  • 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 2015-11-22 2016-05-01

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