Zoot vs Basecamp - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs Basecamp

 

Zoot

vs Basecamp

Company zoot
Company name zoot
Rating ★★★☆☆ ☆☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • email (autoprocess)
  • api
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Popular collaboration center with to-dos, milestones, project pages, and email integration.
Home page Zoot Basecamp
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
Release date 2009-07-01
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99
Full price high $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 Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts No context support
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 No support for integration between the tasklist and calendar
Features URL www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html www.basecamphq.com/tour
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).
Category dimensions 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.)
Collaboration and team support
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Basecamp does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2009-03-02

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