TaskPaper Alternatives

    Getting stuff done is super easy when using a tool as simple and work-focused as TaskPaper. Its clutter-free design and reliance on plain text results in a fast and efficient, keyboard-centered workflow.

    While TaskPaper's format is plain text, it's not exactly the same as Markdown. Those already comfortable with Markdown might prefer a note app with Markdown support.

    TaskPaper is a commercial app strictly made for Mac whereas most alternatives are web-based with desktop and mobile clients covering everything from Windows, Mac and Linux to Android and iPhone. Most of them are likewise commercial with some free offerings, while some outstanding open-source options exist as well.

    This page was last updated Oct 4, 2021

    1. Focus Matrix is a smart personal organizer based on the so-called Eisenhower box, a personal productivity strategy created by Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States.
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    2. Task Office - existing GTD, to do lists, projects and contacts management apps. Designed to make business planning, scheduling and getting things done more efficient. Task Office makes your plans clear and achievable.
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    3. Nullboard is a light minimalist kanban, specifically designed to be compact, readable and quick in use. All data is stored locally. The app itself can be used in a completely offline fashion, by simply opening a local copy of it in a browser.
    4. TaskCard is a simple and visual way to organize your thoughts and tasks into to-do lists. Like sticky notes on the desk, TaskCards can be posted and organized in different sizes and colors around your desktop to help you remember important things or keep lists for projects.
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    5. Unit is a modern note-taking app that provides a completely new experience of creating, organizing and managing all your notes. Simple and powerful.
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      • iPad
      SwiftoDo is a task list built specifically for the todo.txt file format, and allows you work with your existing todo.txt.
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    6. Stickynotes for your desktop easily from the command line! Built using PySimpleGUI.
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      • Online
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      • Evernote
      Todo List for Evernote.

      Discontinued

      Official site is unavailable. App not updated since Mar 15, 2016 on iTunes store.

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      • FreeProprietary
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      It’s an AI-powered mobile application engineered to help you achieve your life goals. It removes the annoyances and stress of keeping up with your task list by automatically prioritizing it and delivering perfectly-timed reminders.

      Discontinued

      The domain is for sale and the Android App has been removed.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      Due Today offers a powerful solution to organize your tasks and projects using a mixture of David Allen's Getting Things Done methodology and your own organizational scheme.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last versions for Windows and Android, released in 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website and the Google Play Store

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