Zoot vs MindManager - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs MindManager

 

Zoot

vs MindManager

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)
  • unlimited contexts
  • projects (hierachy)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Graphical task mapping tool that can support GTD.
Home page Zoot MindManager
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Online standalone or supplement for Win/Mac versions
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
8.1 (Win); 7 (Mac), Web
released: 2009-02-24
Release date 2009-07-01 2009-02-24
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free 21 day trial
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $99
Full price high $99 $349
Made specifically for GTD 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) Outlook (direct integration); Exchange Server (via Outlook); WinMobile and Pocket PC PDAs (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
None
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 Projects can be nested within 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.mindjet.com/us/products/mindmanager_pro7/details.php?s=1
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.
  • MindManager does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2016-04-11

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