Zoot vs TimeTo - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs TimeTo

 

Zoot

vs TimeTo

Company zoot David Berman Developments Inc.
Company name zoot David Berman Developments Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • auto prioritization
  • 3 contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, subtasks)
  • 5 dates
  • calendar tasks
  • auto sync
  • email (notifications)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Integrate all appointments and tasks into an automatically-updated calendar.
Home page Zoot TimeTo
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires WINE for Linux Version
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
2009.02.19
released: 2009-02-19
Release date 2009-07-01 2009-02-19
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Donation requested, charityware
A paid version is available
Full price low $99
Full price high $99 $129
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) CSV, TXT (manual import/export); Outlook (direct integration); Google Calendar (manual export); Palm, Blackberry (via Outlook ActiveSync)
Sync methods Import
Manual Sync
Import
Export
Manual Sync
Direct Database Update
Mobile access
Email-to-task support Copy to Task
Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Automatic Send (Reminders, etc.)
Categories Unlimited contexts 3 single contexts fields
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 Tasks can be scheduled directly in the calendar
Features URL www.zootsoftware.com/ftp/HTML/index.html www.timeto.org
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm www.download.com/TimeTo/3000-2074_4-10336608.html?tag=lst-1&cdlPid=10855515
GTD setup notes Zoot templates for GTD-like systems are available online (Google search: zoot gtd template). GTD setup recommendations are at http://www.davidberman.com/software/timetohelp/GTD.htm
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). Can run entirely from any USB flash memory drive, so you can work your schedule on any available Windows computer (without re-installing). World time zones/daylight saving, Skype dial, free SMS alarms, automatic work/life balance and life goals prioritization, likely the most detailed task recurring properties out there, automatic task splitting, full international support, input/search in 17 languages.
Category dimensions 1 3
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 1025
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2
Collaboration and team support
  • Zoot does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Multiple people can edit a record at the same time
  • Automatically reports completion status or progress
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Other people's tasks can be edited
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2011-06-12

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