PersonalBrain vs Outlook - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs Outlook

 

PersonalBrain

vs Outlook

Company TheBrain Technologies LP microsoft
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP microsoft
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
  • api
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. Email client and PIM from Microsoft (get it free).
Home page PersonalBrain Outlook
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Details
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
2010
released: 2010-10-26
Release date 2010-10-05 2010-10-26
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 60 day trial
(or get it free w/hosted Exchange)
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $75
Full price high $249.95 $349
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Exchange Server (direct); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via ActiveSync)
Sync methods Import
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task 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 assigned to multiple parent projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
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.
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.
  • 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.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2015-11-22

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