PersonalBrain vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+ - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

 

PersonalBrain

vs Organizer for Outlook 2007+

Company TheBrain Technologies LP Ceptara Corp.
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP Ceptara Corp.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • reminders
  • projects (field)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. An Outlook add-in designed to shift focus from messages to tasks and projects.
Home page PersonalBrain Organizer for Outlook 2007+
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Outlook 2007 and Up
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
3.5.1007
released: 2011-09-12
Release date 2010-10-05 2011-09-12
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $49.95
Full price high $249.95 $50
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with
Sync methods Import
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy 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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56 www.ceptara.com/products/organizer
Screenshots URL www.ceptara.com/products/organizer/screenshots
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details 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 0 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1 0
Collaboration and team support
  • PersonalBrain 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 2011-10-12 2016-05-01

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