VIP Task Manager vs Zoot - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: VIP Task Manager vs Zoot

 

VIP Task Manager

vs Zoot

Company VIP Quality Software zoot
Company name VIP Quality Software zoot
Rating ★☆☆☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field)
  • 1 date
  • calendar tasks
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description A scheduling software with features for time, projects, and contacts management. PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes.
Home page VIP Task Manager Zoot
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 4.2.1
released: 2010-10-13
5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2010-10-13 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes Free 30 day trial 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $149.95 $99
Full price high $199.95 $99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support None 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 Supports simple projects Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL 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 Supports team collaboration and advanced filtering options. 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 3 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 6
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
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.
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2010-12-24 2018-09-15

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