Pocket Informant vs PersonalBrain - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs PersonalBrain

 

Pocket Informant

vs PersonalBrain

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. TheBrain Technologies LP
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. TheBrain Technologies LP
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, multiple)
  • 2 dates
  • import/export
  • email (copy)
  • api
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. A mindmapping tool with multi hierarchical capabilities.
Home page Pocket Informant PersonalBrain
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 6
released: 2010-10-05
Release date 2019-11-04 2010-10-05
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 $149.95
Full price high $29.95 $249.95
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.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Export
Mobile access Mobile App Web Access
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy 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 Projects can be assigned to multiple parent projects
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 www.thebrain.com/#-56
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes http://blog.thebrain.com/gtd/
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 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • PersonalBrain does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2011-10-12

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