Zoot vs TouchDown - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Zoot vs TouchDown

 

Zoot

vs TouchDown

Company zoot NitroDesk Inc.
Company name zoot NitroDesk Inc.
Rating ★★★☆☆ ★☆☆☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy, multiple)
  • 5 dates
  • linked appts
  • import
  • email (copy, link, autoprocess)
  • reminders
  • projects (inline)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
Description PIM for collecting, processing, and prioritizing within contexts and timeframes. Mobile application that allows access to email, contacts, calendar, and tasks.
Home page Zoot TouchDown
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Requires Android 1.5 or above, Outlook 2003/2007 running on windows XP or above, PC must have .Net Framework 2.0
Version 5.3.05
released: 2009-07-01
6.1.0007
released: 2010-06-30
Release date 2009-07-01 2010-06-30
Type Commercial Commercial
Has free version
Free version notes 45 day trial Free feature-limited version and a Free 5 day trial version (fully functional)
A paid version is available
Full price low $99 $19.99
Full price high $99 $19.99
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with Outlook (manual sync); Word DOC, HTML, RTF, PDF, Power Point, Excel, Web Archive MHT (manual import) Google (contacts), Outlook
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 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
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 www.nitrodesk.com/dk_touchdownFeatures.aspx
Screenshots URL www.zootsoftware.com/Screenshot.htm www.nitrodesk.com/screenshots.aspx
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). Android application with a comprehensive coverage of Exchange features such as categorization of events, tasks and contacts, as well as setting and clearing Out Of Office messages.
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.
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • TouchDown does not support teams or collaboration.
Date last reviewed 2018-09-15 2010-09-30

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