Pocket Informant vs EfficientPIM - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs EfficientPIM

 

Pocket Informant

vs EfficientPIM

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Efficient Software
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Efficient Software
Rating ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Tasks, contacts, notes, password manager, diary, events, and calendar all in one.
Home page Pocket Informant EfficientPIM
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 3.62
released: 2014-04-26
Release date 2019-11-04 2014-04-26
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 $23.97
Full price high $29.95 $23.97
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
Import
Export
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task None
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
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 www.efficientsoftware.net/pim/screenshots.htm
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details EffecientPIM does tasks, calendar, contacts, and notes.

EfficientPIM supports a vanilla GTD system, though people using more automated time management systems (such as TRO) may feel hampered by limited features--such no saved task views.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 5
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • EfficientPIM does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2016-02-13

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