PersonalBrain vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: PersonalBrain vs Zoot

 

PersonalBrain

vs Zoot

Company TheBrain Technologies LP zoot
Company name TheBrain Technologies LP zoot
Rating ★★☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page PersonalBrain Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 6
released: 2010-10-05
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2010-10-05 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $99
Full price high $249.95 $99
Made specifically for GTD 1 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Import
Export
Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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 Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Projects can be copied to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.thebrain.com/#-56 www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/ Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Zoot is a powerful, highly flexible program that provides 2-3 hours of tutorials to learn its full functionality. Categories may be Multiple, Non-nested (implimented through categories), OR Multiple, nested (implemented through smart folder hierarchy).
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1
Collaboration and team support
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2011-10-12 2018-09-15

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