Pocket Informant vs OmniFocus - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs OmniFocus

 

Pocket Informant

vs OmniFocus

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. The Omni Group
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. The Omni Group
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, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Full-featured task manager for Mac and iPhone.
Home page Pocket Informant OmniFocus
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+) Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, or iPhone 3G
Version released: 2019-11-04 3.3.6
released: 2019-09-19
Release date 2019-11-04 2019-09-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $19.99
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. iCal (auto sync); multiple OmniFocus Mac or iPhone DBs (manual, MobileMe, Bonjour, iDisk, WebDAV); TaskPaper, TXT, HTML CSV (manual export)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support 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 www.omnigroup.com/products/omnifocus/features
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details A professional task list featuring contexts and projects with different filtering and sorting options.
Category dimensions 1 2
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.
  • OmniFocus does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-09-29

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