TouchDown vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: TouchDown vs Zoot

 

TouchDown

vs Zoot

Company NitroDesk Inc. zoot
Company name NitroDesk Inc. zoot
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 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 Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page TouchDown Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2010-06-30 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional) 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $19.99 $99
Full price high $19.99 $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Google (contacts), Outlook 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 Single context only Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support 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 www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html
Screenshots URL www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx 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 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. 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 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-09-30 2018-09-15

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