Zoot vs Achieve Planner - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs Achieve Planner

 

Zoot

vs Achieve Planner

Company zoot Effexis Software
Company name zoot Effexis Software
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • auto prioritization
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 3 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • import/export
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. To-Do list with hierarchical tasks and an integrated calendar.
Home page Zoot Achieve Planner
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP
Requires .NET Framework 1.1
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
2.5
released: 2013-06-04
Release date 2009-07-01 2013-06-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free 30 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $79.94
Full price high $99 $99.94
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) Outlook (manual import/export); Google Calendar
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
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 Projects can be nested within other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html www.effexis.com/achieve/feature-comparison.htm
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 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). Achieve Planner is a practical Windows time management software system that helps you get organized, get focused and get more done in less time. Lets you capture, organize and manage all your projects and tasks in one central place. Achieve Planner also allows you to align your time, effort and energy with your highest priorities so you can focus on what really matters most, without worrying about missing an important deadline.

Achieve Planner also lets you import all your existing data from Outlook and keep it in sync.
Category dimensions 1 4
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.
  • Achieve Planner does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2020-05-22

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