Pocket Informant vs Focus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Focus

 

Pocket Informant

vs Focus

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Christian Staudenmeyer
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Christian Staudenmeyer
Rating ★★★★☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • 1 date
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. A fast and intuitive visual task list plus mindmap.
Home page Pocket Informant Focus
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+) .NET framework 3.5
Version released: 2019-11-04 1.0
released: 2011-03-22
Release date 2019-11-04 2011-03-22
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Full Version
A paid version is available 𐄂
Full price low $12.99
Full price high $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 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
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task None
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
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 Your "lists" will be areas in your visual task space.
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Focus is simple, fast, and light. Install and start focusing in two minutes.
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Focus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2011-05-13

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