Pocket Informant vs Things - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Things

 

Pocket Informant

vs Things

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
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)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Mac GTD software delivering flexibility through a simple interface.
Home page Pocket Informant Things
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+) OS X 10 10.4.11 or later
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2019-10-08
Release date 2019-11-04 2019-10-08
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 $49.95
Full price high $29.95 $49.95
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. iGTD (full import/migration), iCal, Apple Mail, iPhone/Mac version
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Manage an email as a 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 simple 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 culturedcode.com/things
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 1
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Things does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2019-11-10

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