TouchDown vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Pocket Informant

 

TouchDown

vs Pocket Informant

Company NitroDesk Inc. Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name NitroDesk Inc. Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page TouchDown Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0 Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2010-06-30 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $12.99
Full price high $19.99 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook 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
Manual 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 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
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2019-11-10

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