PersonalBrain vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs Pocket Informant

 

PersonalBrain

vs Pocket Informant

Company TheBrain Technologies LP Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page PersonalBrain Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2010-10-05 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $12.99
Full price high $249.95 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task Manage an email as a Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56 pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1 2
Collaboration and team support
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2019-11-10

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