Pocket Informant vs ActionOutline - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs ActionOutline

 

Pocket Informant

vs ActionOutline

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Green Parrots Software
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Green Parrots Software
Rating ★★★★☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • projects (inline)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Virtual filing system. Could also manage to-do and project lists.
Home page Pocket Informant ActionOutline
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 3.4
released: 2011-09-07
Release date 2019-11-04 2011-09-07
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $39.95
Full price high $29.95 $79.95
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.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Thumb Drive Version
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task None
Categories Unlimited contexts No context support
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
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 Use folders for your GTD "context."
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Free-form outlines organized by virtual file folders. This application does allow you to create GTD-style task lists using the folders, but power users will feel the lack of sorting and filtering options.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • ActionOutline does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2015-08-23

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