Pocket Informant vs 5pm - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs 5pm

 

Pocket Informant

vs 5pm

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Disarea LLC
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Disarea LLC
Rating ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, link, autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Web-based project management with timeline and email integration.
Home page Pocket Informant 5pm
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+) Flash 8 plugin (optional)
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2019-10-17
Release date 2019-11-04 2019-10-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $168
Full price high $29.95 $2100
Made specifically for GTD 0 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. Microsoft OneDrive; CSV (manual export); iCalendar, Google Calendar (auto sync); RSS (feed); Basecamp (import); Email (manual notifications); 5pm for iPhone; 5pm (Google Apps); Excel (Manual Import); Google Drive; Dropbox
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing Supports time boxing No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders 𐄂
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes Contexts are awkwardly supported through Task Team User profiles (define and select contexts in addition to people).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Easy-to-use interface allows filtering by groups, project, date ranges, as well as switching between daily, weekly and monthly views. Creation or editing of projects, tasks, and messages can be made with a single email. Now with free apps for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Bold, and WebOS.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • 5pm does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-10-27

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