VIP Task Manager vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: VIP Task Manager vs Pocket Informant

 

VIP Task Manager

vs Pocket Informant

Company VIP Quality Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name VIP Quality Software Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page VIP Task Manager Pocket Informant
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 4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2010-10-13 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $12.99
Full price high $199.95 $29.95
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 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 Supports simple projects Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be linked to 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 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 6 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0 2
Collaboration and team support
  • 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.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-12-24 2019-11-10

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