Pocket Informant vs VIP Task Manager - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs VIP Task Manager

 

Pocket Informant

vs VIP Task Manager

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. VIP Quality Software
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. VIP Quality Software
Rating ★★★★☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management.
Home page Pocket Informant VIP Task Manager
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
Release date 2019-11-04 2010-10-13
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 $149.95
Full price high $29.95 $199.95
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.
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 Supports simple projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in 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 Supports team collaboration and advanced filtering options.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 6
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • VIP Task Manager does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2010-12-24

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