Zoot vs ClearContext - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs ClearContext

 

Zoot

vs ClearContext

Company zoot ClearContext Corporation
Company name zoot ClearContext Corporation
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
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Outlook plugin organizes and manages tasks, automatically suggesting folders for emails.
Home page Zoot ClearContext
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Requires Outlook 2007-2013 with Exchange, and POP3/SMTP or Exchange Active Sync (EAS)
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
released: 2019-09-05
Release date 2009-07-01 2019-09-05
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 $89.95
Full price high $99 $89.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) Outlook
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
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
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.clearcontext.com/pro
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm www.clearcontext.com/pro
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). Keeps messages organized by automatically suggesting the right folders to file messages and entire conversations with a single click. Also provides projects and upcoming tasks/appointments summary and supports an automatic email-to-task or appointment functionality.
Category dimensions 1 0
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 1
Collaboration and team support
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • ClearContext does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2019-10-27

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