Zoot vs 5pm - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs 5pm

 

Zoot

vs 5pm

Company zoot Disarea LLC
Company name zoot Disarea LLC
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications, link, autoprocess)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Web-based project management with timeline and email integration.
Home page Zoot 5pm
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Flash 8 plugin (optional)
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
released: 2019-10-17
Release date 2009-07-01 2019-10-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free 14 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $168
Full price high $99 $2100
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) Microsoft OneDrive; CSV (manual export); iCalendar, Google Calendar (auto sync); RSS (feed); Basecamp (import); Email (manual notifications); 5pm for iPhone; 5pm (Google Apps); Excel (Manual Import); Google Drive; Dropbox
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts 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 Supports a single level of subtasks
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar No support for integration between the tasklist and 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). Contexts are awkwardly supported through Task Team User profiles (define and select contexts in addition to people).
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂 𐄂
Short details 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). Easy-to-use interface allows filtering by groups, project, date ranges, as well as switching between daily, weekly and monthly views. Creation or editing of projects, tasks, and messages can be made with a single email. Now with free apps for iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry Bold, and WebOS.
Category dimensions 1 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 4
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • 5pm does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2019-10-27

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