Zoot vs Outlook for Mac - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs Outlook for Mac

 

Zoot

vs Outlook for Mac

Company zoot Microsoft Corporation
Company name zoot Microsoft Corporation
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, subtasks)
  • 3 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, link)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Microsoft Office 2011 Suite for Mac.
Home page Zoot Outlook for Mac
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Intel Mac running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or higher
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
released: 2018-12-17
Release date 2009-07-01 2018-12-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free 15 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $149.99
Full price high $99 $279.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) iCal, .Mac, Exchange Server (auto sync)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Link to Task
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 Projects can be copied 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 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 1
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 3
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
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Outlook for Mac does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2019-10-27

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