Download Getting Things Done - Best Software & Apps

  • Microsoft Outlook 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    iPhone

    Microsoft's flagship email program shows its age

    6
    1174 votes
    • PROS: Familiar interface, Handy popup calendar, Touch controls for touch screen devices, Pulls contact info from online sources
    • CONS: No threaded messaging, Annoying notifications, Monochromatic colors makes things hard to focus on
  • Microsoft OneNote 2013

    15.0.4420.1017

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create and share a digital notebook

    6
    239 votes
    • PROS: Easy to create and edit pages, Can work offline and share online, Included in all PC versions of Office 2013
    • CONS: Minor problems embedding online images
  • Microsoft Project 2013

    2013

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Free software to stream real-time views of smartphone screens

    6
    487 votes
    • PROS: Screen Stream Mirroring Free will not initially require a paid download, Multiple users are supported and there virtually no connection lag times
    • CONS: The user will be presented with in-app advertisements, It will eventually be necessary to purchase the full version
  • Rainlendar

    Lite 2.12.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Handy free calendar for your desktop

    8
    823 votes
    • PROS: Discreet yet original interface, Take notes and jot down events, You can add a lot of new skins
    • CONS: Downloading and importing new skins is not straightforward
  • NoteZilla

    8.0.23

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    Platform
    Windows

    Stick Your Notes Where They Belong: Everywhere.

    7
    43 votes
    • PROS: Intuitive to use, Cross-device note syncing
    • CONS: Slow on older devices, Some features are hidden
  • ToDoList

    6.5.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Palm OS

    Improve your productivity with this handy task manager

    7
    34 votes
    • PROS: Handy tree-like structure, You can choose between standard or portable installation, Highly detailed entry for each task, Variety of exporting/importing options
    • CONS: No support for recurring tasks
  • Tomighty

    0.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A kitchen timer for the taskbar

    8
    12 votes
    • Tomboy

      1.10.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Keep all your to-do list notes on your desktop

      7
      8 votes
      • PROS: Link notes using hyperlinks, Supports many plugins, Easily accessible from your desktop
      • CONS: Still has some bugs
    • Chandler

      1.0.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Open source organizer for your whole life

      6
      7 votes
      • PROS: Quick entry, Export and import/share, Very complete
      • CONS: Interface a little cluttered, A little slow to install
    • LeaderTask

      7.6.4

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      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      A complete organization tool for people on the go

      7
      12 votes
      • PROS: Schedule pop-up reminders, Good variety of customization options, Synchronize with Outlook and Google Calendar
      • CONS: Takes time to learn advanced features
    • Remember the Milk

      1.1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac
      Web Apps

      Handy Daily Reminder Application for Smartphones, Tablets and Laptops

      6
      1 vote
      • PROS: A search wizard can pull up any task in no time at all, The use of 'smart lists' will highlight reminders with the highest priority
      • CONS: The full version requires a one-time payment to download and access, This system does not work with some email servers and operating systems
    • Todoist

      for Mac

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Web Apps

      The minimalist task manager comes to Mac

      7
      10 votes
      • PROS: Very simple to use, Easy to sign up, Great date recognition, Online, mobile apps also available
      • CONS: Not much support, Many features not very obvious, No notifications with basic version
    • Journler

      2.5.5

      License
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      Platform
      Mac

      Write down your thoughts anywhere you go

      8
      6 votes
      • OneNote Online

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free Software for Note Takers

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        No votes yet
        • PROS: Lots of useful features, Free to download and use
        • CONS: Runs rather slowly, Can only be shared as basic text
      • Wieldy

        0.3.1.996

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Manage contacts and tasks with Getting Things Done

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        • PROS: Nicely designed interface, Includes contacts manager, Very well adapted to the GTD method, Support for syncing data
        • CONS: The Outlook and Lotus Notes importing tools could be easier to use
      • Checklist

        3.0

        License
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        Platform
        Windows
        Android
        iPhone

        Plan projects, remember responsibilities, and record accomplishments

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        • Springpad

          2.2.4

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Springpad goes mobile!

          4
          6 votes
          • PROS: Free, Excellent syncing, Add lots of detail to tasks, Set reminders, Lots of skins, etc., Excellent search
          • CONS: None so far
        • Evernote Web Clipper

          Varies with device

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free program for Windows‚ by Evernote

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          No votes yet
          • Things

            2.2

            License
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            Platform
            Mac
            iPhone

            Simple task management

            8
            16 votes
            • PROS: Share with others, Tagging system, Syncs with iCal
            • CONS: Could interact with more apps
          • Freeter

            0.1.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            The Organizer for Freelancers & Creatives

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            No votes yet
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