Pocket Informant vs Outlook for Mac - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Outlook for Mac

 

Pocket Informant

vs Outlook for Mac

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Microsoft Corporation
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Microsoft Corporation
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, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac.
Home page Pocket Informant Outlook for Mac
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+) Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2018-12-17
Release date 2019-11-04 2018-12-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $149.99
Full price high $29.95 $279.99
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. iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Projects can be copied to the 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 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-10-27

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