Pocket Informant vs ActiveInbox - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs ActiveInbox

 

Pocket Informant

vs ActiveInbox

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. The Inbox Foundry
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. The Inbox Foundry
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, field, hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (manage, autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. GMail Firefox addon that manages emails as tasks.
Home page Pocket Informant ActiveInbox
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+) Firefox 2.0 or later, GMail account (free), Chrome
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2019-09-16
Release date 2019-11-04 2019-09-16
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
Full price high $29.95 $24.95
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. Gmail (direct integration); other computers (settings sync, Pro only)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a 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 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
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
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.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • ActiveInbox does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-10-27

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