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Open Source Todoist Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Todoist is Super Productivity. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Todoist and loads of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Todoist are Markor, Org mode, Tasks.org and ToDoList.

Todoist alternatives are mainly Todo List Managers but may also be Task Management Tools or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Todoist.
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  1. Super Productivity icon

    Super Productivity

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    114 alternatives to Super Productivity 

    This is a ToDo List / Time Tracker / Personal Jira Task Manager for Linux, MacOS and Windows to make you work super productively.

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    1.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Super Productivity.
    2.  Pomodoro TimerPractice the Pomodoro Technique in Super Productivity to stay focused and productive.
    3.  Works OfflineSuper Productivity can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    4.  Privacy focusedSuper Productivity is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    5.  LightweightSuper Productivity consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    6.  Dark ModeSuper Productivity supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    7.  Support for MarkDownSuper Productivity supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    8.  Recurring TasksSuper Productivity supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    9.  No TrackingSuper Productivity will not track you or use your personal data.
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  2. Markor icon

    Markor

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    143 alternatives to Markor 

    Text editor - Notes, ToDo & Bookmarks. Markdown and todo.txt support.

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    1.  LightweightMarkor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Support for MarkDownMarkor supports MarkDown for document formatting.
    3.  Ad-freeMarkor doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    4.  Handwritten NotesMarkor supports writing by hand (or a stylus) and your text will be converted to text.
    5.  Code FormattingMarkor supports code formatting for multiple languages and code styles.
    6.  Works OfflineMarkor can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    7.  Dark ModeMarkor supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    8.  Syntax HighlightingMarkor supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
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    Markor vs Todoist opinions
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    Super happy to found a Markdown compatible app

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  3. Org mode icon

    Org mode

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GNU Emacs
    270 alternatives to Org mode 

    Org mode is for keeping notes, maintaining TODO lists, planning projects, and authoring documents with a fast and effective plain-text system.

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    1.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Org mode.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsOrg mode can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Privacy focusedOrg mode is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    4.  LightweightOrg mode consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Hierarchical StructureOrganize your notes, pages, documents, etc., hierarchically with Org mode.
    6.  Command line interfaceOrg mode either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    7.  PortableOrg mode can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Org mode vs Todoist opinions
    Most users think Org mode is a great alternative to Todoist.
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    Org mode is flexible enough to allow you to do anything as a personal task management system.

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    Tasks.org

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    106 alternatives to Tasks.org 

    Tasks is libre open-source software, based on the original source code from the popular Astrid Tasks & To Do List! Tasks is easy-to-use, feature-packed, flexible and customizable, and synchronizes with a variety of services.

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    1.  SubtasksTasks.org allows you to create and manage tasks inside of a parent-main task.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    3.  Dark ModeTasks.org supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    4.  RemindersTasks.org allows you to set reminders for tasks, events or actions, based on parameters of time, place or condition.
    5.  Recurring TasksTasks.org supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    6.  LightweightTasks.org consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    Open source No advertisments
    Custom themes
    Unique location features
    Tasks.org vs Todoist opinions
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    brunetton

    Best tasks app I've tried !

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    Wireball

    Android-based task lists, and reminds me very strongly of Astrid. That, and I find it actually more convenient to use than Todoist.

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  5. ToDoList icon

    ToDoList

    • Windows
    • Wine
    237 alternatives to ToDoList 

    ToDoList is software in the category of Task Management, Project Management, Productivity, “Getting Things Done” (GTD), Scheduling, and Collaboration.

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    1.  PortableToDoList can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Gantt-chartsToDoList allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    3.  LightweightToDoList consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in ToDoList without registration.
    5.  File VersioningToDoList has a version system that lets you view and go back to older versions of the project/file/document.
    6.  Kanban BoardToDoList allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
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    ToDoList vs Todoist opinions
    Most users think ToDoList is a great alternative to Todoist.


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    sleek

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    • Windows
    • Linux
    218 alternatives to sleek 

    sleek is an open-source (FOSS) todo manager based on the todo.txt syntax. Stripped down to only the most necessary features, and with a clean and simple interface, sleek aims to help you focus on getting things done.

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    1.  Full-Text Searchsleek lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    2.  Dark Modesleek supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Recurring Taskssleek supports scheduling a task to recur at any frequency, such as daily or weekly.
    4.  Works Offlinesleek can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    5.  Portablesleek can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    6.  Goal Setting sleek can set individual or group goals to meet over a particular period.
    7.  Goal Trackingsleek can be used for tracking progress toward personal or business goals.
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  7. Taskwarrior icon

    Taskwarrior

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    130 alternatives to Taskwarrior 

    Taskwarrior is an ambitious project bringing sophisticated capabilities to a simple and elegant productivity tool. You'll find it has customizable reports, charts, GTD features, Lua extensions, device synching and more, all while our international team provides excellent...

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    1.  Command line interfaceTaskwarrior either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Taskwarrior 1.9.3 Blue Theme
    Taskwarrior 1.9.4 Burndown chart.
  8. Task Coach icon

    Task Coach

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    231 alternatives to Task Coach 

    Task Coach is a simple open source todo manager to keep track of personal tasks and todo lists. It is designed for composite tasks, and also offers effort tracking, categories, notes and more.

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    1.  Task Time TrackingKeep a record of time spent on a task with Task Coach.
    2.  PortableTask Coach can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Task editor with recurring task (release 0.71.2 on Windows XP)
    Tasks categories and effort (release 0.71.2 on Windows XP)
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    Restyaboard

    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    308 alternatives to Restyaboard 

    Open source Trello-like kanban board. Based on Restya platform.

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    1.  Kanban BoardRestyaboard allows you to organize your workflow by moving cards with drag-and-drop functionality between multiple columns.
    2.  Works OfflineRestyaboard can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    3.  Gantt-chartsRestyaboard allows you to visualize your project plan through a timeline with schedule bars and keep track of the work done.
    4.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Restyaboard simultaneously.
    Discontinued

    The last update is from March 2022 and the official website is unavailable, so this might project might be abandoned.

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  10. Notational Velocity icon

    Notational Velocity

    246 alternatives to Notational Velocity 

    Notational Velocity is a mouseless application for storing and retrieving notes.

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    Note in Vertical Layout
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