Zoot vs Nirvana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs Nirvana

 

Zoot

vs Nirvana

Company zoot Nirvanahq, Inc.
Company name zoot Nirvanahq, Inc.
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, field)
  • 1 date
  • auto sync
  • email (autoprocess)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Advanced personal TRO and GTD in a simple, sleek, and easy-to-use web interface.
Home page Zoot Nirvana
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
released: 2016-02-17
Release date 2009-07-01 2016-02-17
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $39
Full price high $99 $39
Made specifically for GTD 0 1
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Export
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
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 Supports simple 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.nirvanahq.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). Nirvana has evolved into an excellent personal GTD and GTD solution, worth looking at.

Particularly nice is its ability to pause or schedule projects (and all tasks within them) and designate project steps as sequential or simultaneous. You can also star tasks to create an instant "must do today" list as taught in TRO Online training.
Category dimensions 1 1
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.
  • Nirvana does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2016-05-01

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