Zoot vs ThinkingRock - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs ThinkingRock

 

Zoot

vs ThinkingRock

Company zoot Avente Pty Ltd
Company name zoot Avente Pty Ltd
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★☆☆☆
TRO Ready 𐄂
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • auto sync
  • email (copy, autoprocess)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Java software for tasks and projects using GTD approach.
Home page Zoot ThinkingRock
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
Requires Java
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
3.1.2
released: 2014-05-15
Release date 2009-07-01 2014-05-15
Type Commercial Open Source
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $40
Full price high $99 $40
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 (auto import), iCal (auto export), XML (export), Text (import)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Copy to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Single context only
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 Projects can be copied to the calendar
Features URL www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html www.thinkingrock.com.au
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). Supports Customized Filtering.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 99
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
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
  • ThinkingRock does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2014-06-15

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