Zoot vs Pocket Informant - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs Pocket Informant

 

Zoot

vs Pocket Informant

Company zoot Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Company name zoot Web Information Solutions, Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry.
Home page Zoot Pocket Informant
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
released: 2019-11-04
Release date 2009-07-01 2019-11-04
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $12.99
Full price high $99 $29.95
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Manage an email as a Task
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing No time boxing support Supports time boxing
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 Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features
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 26
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2019-11-10

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