Pocket Informant vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Zoot

 

Pocket Informant

vs Zoot

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. zoot
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. zoot
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, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page Pocket Informant Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, 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 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2019-11-04 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $99
Full price high $29.95 $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. Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Copy to Task
Link to 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 Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm
GTD setup notes Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Zoot is a powerful, highly flexible program that provides 2-3 hours of tutorials to learn its full functionality. Categories may be Multiple, Non-nested (implimented through categories), OR Multiple, nested (implemented through smart folder hierarchy).
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2018-09-15

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