Jiwon JangCEO at Additor

What is the best task management app integrated with calendar apps or with its own calendar?

I'm considering to use Things3, but it seems that the calendar feature is rather weak. Any Mac app to recommend?
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  1. Alexandre MouriecCS @ IUT Lannion | Side-projects Lover Β· Written
    I highly recommend Todoist and their recent Google Calendar Integration. You can see your tasks in Todoist but also in Google Calendar(There is also a iCal link feature) It synchronizes on both sides. I am using it and I am really happy with the product πŸ™
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    Denim BasumataryKnow Less. Do More. Β· Written
    Todoist has recently introduced sync feature with Google Calendar. It is a two way sync which is unique and isn't found in most of the apps.
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    Andreas DuessCCO, Nourish Food Marketing Β· Written
    Finally. To-do lists are an absolute waste of time, creating little but anxiety. Scheduling tasks is the way to get them done. The question remains of course, why use Todoist in the first place, when scheduling can be done within the calendar environment.
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  2. 17
    Plan

    A beautiful organizer that integrates into your calendar

    Steven HambletonFounder, Emailancer Β· Written
    Create projects and tasks and schedule the time to do them!
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    Plan has the best task management product - killer UI / UX.
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    Giovanni PuntilCoder / πŸ€– Not a robot Β· Written
    I love Plan too! very simple and a very unique interface
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    • Lisa V HofmannGrowing the company VUTURE

      I searched for that so long. Try it out, it's easy and free. I tried so many other apps and they didnt have these functions or didnt do it good. This is a better google calendar generally.

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    • This is exactly how a tasks/calendar should work. I have been searching for almost a year to find the right task software. Plan nailed it, I hope they continue to grow and take over the market.

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  3. 17
    Zenkit

    The project management tool that grows with you

    Siobhan O'Rorke7Marketing @ Zenkit Β· Written
    Siobhan O'Rorke made this product
    It has a calendar view for every project/collection you create. A 'global calendar' has also just been released - you can connect multiple collections to it so you can see tasks and events from multiple projects in one place. A direct integration with other calendar apps like Google Calendar is on the way too!
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    Eric EbertCommunications Manager @ Zenkit Β· Written
    Eric Ebert made this product
    For an overall view of your projects, Zenkit gets it done. It seamlessly adds a calendar to other popular workflows: Lists, calendars, mind maps, tables, etc.
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    • Using Zenkit for a few months now and can't see myself going back to my old tool. The team has done a phenominal job of building an application that addresses the need of power users, light users, and everything in between.

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    • Edited my review to reflect the awesome response time to problem I encountered. Incredible, hard working team and their app reflects the care and dedication they have put into Zenkit. Keep up the great work, Zenkit!

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  4. 14
    Things 3.0

    Complete revamp of the original, award-winning task manager

    Lachlan Campbell11Hack Club design/JSβ€”HS πŸŽ“β€”they/themβ€”πŸŒˆ Β· Written
    Things is a fabulous task manner with an impeccable design. It also shows your calendar events on each day, both in the Today and Upcoming views.
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    nothing_but.flowersYou can't make me Β· Written
    I find the combination of Things and Fantastical 2 to be so far better than any single app solution.
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    I like Things3 a lot, itΒ΄s my current task manager. But: While you can display calendar events in the app, you cannot edit them and can not change the app that opens when you click the event.
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    • Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at Product Hunt πŸ‘‹

      I've been a Things user since 2007. Within the last couple of years Things 2.0 started to feel stale, and I found myself exploring other alternatives. Yet I could never end up replacing it.

      Thankfully, Things 3.0 comes out of nowhere with a completely redesigned experience that is fast, beautiful and it allows you to do everything with speed β€” the perfect recipe for a todo app.

      This app feels like it belongs on iOS 11 even though it was launched weeks before the iOS 11 beta was announced. It's that good!

      You still can't share tasks with others, but the great experience easily out weights that need.

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    • Brett GarwoodOwner, Red BAG Media

      Absolutely love Things, and utilize it as my go-to for managing all my tasks personally and professionally. Only issue I have revolve around collaboration features. Would love to fully merge all task management into Things, but cannot do this with collaboration features (sharing, commenting, attachments, etc.)

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  5. Krasi TenevaPositive Thinker, Day Dreamer, Lover. Β· Written
    It is great when you need to share with others or create an event, and you can sync with your google calendar, IOS reminders and much more. Check the link: https://helpspot.readdle.com/cal...
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    Francesco D'AlessioProductivity App Reviewer Β· Written
    Agree. Calendars 5 is my go-to calendar app! However, I don't use it alongside the embedded to-do list!
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  6. 5
    Goals in Google Calendar

    A calendar that finds time for your daily goals

    If you're using Google Calendar, it already has a task management system integrated inside the web app. They're now called goals, as they are more flexible, and placed intelligently in your calendar at a time you're likely to be able to complete the task.
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    • Francis WadeFramework Consulting

      This feature of Google Calendar (an app I use everyday) is a mistaken attempt to solve a real problem. Users want to be able to put more tasks in their calendar but the current problem is one of basic task optimization, not learning over time. In other words, the challenge is how to manage a lot of tasks via their attributes, which this feature does a poor job doing. Instead, it takes a simplified version of what a task is so that it can compare them over time. Instead, tasks are already complex from their moment of inception, so making them simplified so a program can "understand" them is a step in the wrong direction.

      What users want to do is retain the complexity, and get help in optimizing their placement in their calendar. This includes even the way the task is expressed in writing.

      Perhaps one day, machine learning may help, but it will only come long after the more basic question of optimization has been answered by the right combination of calendar app and human habits.

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    • NechamaSoloprenuer

      All in all, this is a great app for basic habit tracking & management. There's definitely a few kinks to work out though & I really wish that Google had a more robust system for tasks.

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  7. 4
    Wunderlist

    A smart to-do app, now with folders, quick add and more

    Quotes for LifeOwner @ Quotes for Life Β· Written
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  8. 4
    Any.do 3.0

    Organize all aspects of your life with Any.do

    Gaurav Agrawal18Coder, Thinker, Curious observer Β· Written
    I use is personally, It's an awesome task manager, they have their own calendar which integrates with their own app as well as Google Calendar (What else you need in life :) ). Their design one of the best if you compare it with other task managers.
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    Daniel NiklassonBusiness Analyst / Developer Β· Written
    This one is not just a task manager, it's a personal assistant in your pocket. It reminds you of things you have to do with a daily "any.do-moment" and it fits great into the "Get things Done"-concept.
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  9. 5
    2Do

    Tasks management for productivity junkies

    Jay AlsmanJourney through all things creative Β· Written
    My favorite so far is 2Do. The calendar portion could be better visually, but it does integrate with your own calendars. The task/ project portion is the best I've found for me personally. Very customizable, and can be as simple or as complex as you need.
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    If work on Apple devices, and have set up 2Do configured to use reminders (instead of Dropbox) for sync, your tasks are displayed (and editable) in your calendar app. Best integration i have seen so far.
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  10. 5
    NotePlan

    Markdown + calendar + notes

    Lee ChapmanSaaS is as much "Success as a Service" Β· Written
    It includes "markdown" styling with calendar integration, note taking for each day as well as a note pad.With the Markdown, you can assign tasks . Pretty cool to look back on each day ALTHOUGH there is no task notification.
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    Calendar-centric, plain-text task management. Has an iOS-App.
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  11. 4
    Moo.do

    Ridiculously simple, incredibly powerful organization

    Izzy Piyale-SheardCommunity Manager - Lighthouse Labs Β· Written
    Moo.do is great for integrating a to-do list with calendar and email. It's really an incredible all-in-one.
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  12. 3
    Flock

    Real-time team messenger tool

    Flock is a free chat app available on Mac and all other platforms as well. It has an inbuilt meeting scheduler app which gathers convenient time slot from all attendees, You can also book meeting rooms using the app. Schedule your day and leave it up to Flock to remind you about it. Cancel or reschedule meetings from Flock's UI. Pretty cool that way.
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    • RJ Lewis DigitalRJ Lewis, Digital Consultant

      I love that flock is stable, easy to use and has a good base of application integrations. I typically miss flowdock, but the overall collaborative experience is better than slack. Been using a little over 6 mos.- couldn't pick that though

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  13. Asana is hands-down the best (read: most intuitive, flexible, and reliable) task management app. I use it for everything from large, complex customer implementation roadmaps to managing my packing list for a backpacking trip over the weekend. It has it's own calendar functionality and can also tie into Google Calendar. The mobile app is great and everything syncs seamlessly.
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  14. Task management system which plans your day
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    Francis WadeFramework Consulting Β· Written
    It's one of the few apps which goes into your calendar and dynamically figures out the next task you should be working on, while reconfiguring and optimizing all the entries. A huge time-saver.
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  15. 3
    Dynalist

    A web app for structuring your thoughts into lists

    Tracy MarshallConnecting One Dot at A Time Β· Written
    Like Workflowy with its infinite drill down focused outlines, but more advanced with it's Google Calendar integration.
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  16. 2
    DayViewer 2.0

    Organizer, planner & diary with team collaboration rooms

    Krasi TenevaPositive Thinker, Day Dreamer, Lover. Β· Written
    Check out this.
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  17. Checkvist centers around collapsible outlines which makes it very powerful for tasks and projects. Comes with iCal link and integrates with Zapier which makes it very very flexible.
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  18. 3
    Zendone

    Powerful to-do list with Evernote integration

    GTD system with calendar integration
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  19. 3
    Sunsama Calendar

    The calendar for teams

    Anthony ZhangFounder @KnowYourVC, Thiel Fellow Β· Written
    Beautifully designed and a wonderful way to plan and manage tasks for yourself and team members!
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  20. Stowe Boydfuturist, researcher, imperfectionist Β· Written
    Quire is a project/list oriented team task management solution, with interesting features like markdown descriptions and comments, and a three-state (open, in progress, complete) task model. Also supports one-way sync to Google calendar.
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