Outlook vs VIP Task Manager - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Outlook vs VIP Task Manager

 

Outlook

vs VIP Task Manager

Company microsoft VIP Quality Software
Company name microsoft VIP Quality Software
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
Description Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free). A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management.
Home page Outlook VIP Task Manager
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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 NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 2010
released: 2010-10-26
4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
Release date 2010-10-26 2010-10-13
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $75 $149.95
Full price high $349 $199.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
None
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
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 team collaboration and advanced filtering options.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3 6
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
  • VIP Task Manager does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2015-11-22 2010-12-24

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