When comparing Pocket Informant vs Doit.im, the Slant community recommends Doit.im for most people. In the question“What are the best GTD apps?” Doit.im is ranked 13th while Pocket Informant is ranked 19th.
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Pro Getting Things Done (GTD) integration
Pro Manages much more than events
Pocket informant manages notes, tasks, and calendar info.
Pro Integrates with Apple calendar & iCloud
Pro Displays weather
Temperature and other weather conditions are displayed each day.
Pro Projects & checklists
Pro Syncs across all devices
InformantSync ensures that your calendar / tasks / notes / etc. are all synced.
Pro Advanced filtering system
Events can be tagged, sorted by location, priority, or context.
You can use it as a basic organizer or a complex project tool.
Pro Great organizer
Almost everything is provided, from calendar to todo,'s as well as managing lists, all of which is organized via Pocket and syncs perfectly thru all devices.
Pro Time zones and trips
Handles time zones automatically considering declared trips.
Pro Easy and great looking Calendar to work with
Adding events and making them visible between other events is easy. Streamlining your multiple events is implemented very well in this app.
Pro Configurable views
Pro Seven Day side-by-side view puts the next 7 days in an easy to use format
It makes is extremely easy to view and provides great functionality for updates or creating new events.
Pro Calendar printing
Pocket Informant supports printing, meaning that a calendar can be printed after being loaded with information.
Pro Quick add from notifications
Pro Low cost
Subscription value is generally lower than other platforms.
Pro Daily review which allows for did-take VS should-take time comparison
A built-in daily and weekly review function that lets you compare the estimated time for tasks against the actual time they took, as well as productivity for the day/week.
Pro Free apps for Android, iOS, Web.
Pro Clean, simple layout
The apps borrows some design elements from Material Design-type design, which uses a slide-out menu. Everything is laid out in an easy-to-find manner.
Con Bit complicated for everyone
It is a feature oriented app for the people who love its multiple functions, but those that don't may find it complicated to use.
Con Restricted free version
The free version has many restrictions. The full version costs $14.99.
Con Nonexport and support desk say they will never include it (your data is theirs now)
Con Support non existing
Con Offline sometimes
Con Subscription based
While not expensive, it does cost money to get it for Mac or Windows (although you can view it in the browser for free). The subscription also adds automatic cloud sync, sync with Google calendar, adding tasks via email, manual sort, attaching Evernote into tasks, and more.
The subscription costs $2/month, or $20/year which is very reasonable
Con Rarely updated
Con Sometimes it doesn't see your active subscription
Con Not very customizable
There is no way for you to create your own "perspective".