Outlook vs ThinkingRock - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs ThinkingRock

 

Outlook

vs ThinkingRock

Company microsoft Avente Pty Ltd
Company name microsoft Avente Pty Ltd
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, autoprocess)
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). Java software for tasks and projects using GTD approach.
Home page Outlook ThinkingRock
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Details
No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Java
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
3.1.2
released: 2014-05-15
Release date 2010-10-26 2014-05-15
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $75 $40
Full price high $349 $40
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync) Outlook (auto import), iCal (auto export), XML (export), Text (import)
Sync methods Automatic Sync Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Copy to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thinkingrock.com.au
Screenshots URL
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. Supports Customized Filtering.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 99
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
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.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • ThinkingRock does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2014-06-15

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