Pocket Informant vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Achieve Planner

 

Pocket Informant

vs Achieve Planner

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Effexis Software
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Effexis Software
Rating ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page Pocket Informant Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+) .NET Framework 1.1
Version released: 2019-11-04 2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2019-11-04 2013-06-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $79.94
Full price high $29.95 $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
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. Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing Supports time boxing Supports time boxing
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
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.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2020-05-22

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