Shadow Plan vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Shadow Plan vs Pocket Informant

 

Shadow Plan

vs Pocket Informant

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ☆☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Task manager for Palm with desktop support. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page Shadow Plan Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows XP
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 4.3.1
released: 2005-07-25
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2005-07-25 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version 𐄂
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99
Full price high $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 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 None Manage an email as a Task
Categories Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
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 No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.codejedi.com/shadowplan/screenshots.html 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
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Shadow Plan does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2009-10-27 2019-11-10

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