Todoist

To-do list & task management software for handling projects

About Todoist

Todoist is a web-based productivity application designed to help businesses keep track of all their important tasks and projects across 15+ platforms and in 20 different languages. Individuals and teams can manage tasks and collaborate on shared projects on the web, mobile devices (iOS, iPad & Android), desktops (Windows & Mac), email inboxes (Gmail & Outlook), and web browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, & Safari).

Todoist allows businesses to add tasks, set up recurring due dates, and create custom to-do lists according to requirements. It provides an AI-powered feature, Smart Schedule, which utilizes machine learning algorithms to suggest ideal dates for scheduling and rescheduling tasks.

Todoist helps segment large projects into multiple sub-projects or sub-tasks and categorize them using labels, filters or task priority levels. Users are able to create a new task, track the status of their ongoing tasks, and view all completed tasks within their Todoist account.

Using Todoist Karma, organizations can provide points for completed tasks, enabling them to quickly reach defined weekly and monthly productivity goals. Managers can monitor team members' tangible progress with visual graphs, which is color-coded based on specific projects. Other features of the platform include task commenting, overdue task tracking, recurring task creation, daily goal setting, customizable workflow creation, personalized productivity trends, and more.

Todoist offers integration with a range of third-party applications including Google Calendar, Dropbox, Zapier, and more, in order to centralize tasks and streamline task management workflows.

Pricing starting from:

US$3.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Key benefits of Todoist

- Todoist is the to-do list app available on the highest number of platforms: iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Gmail, Outlook, and the web. Real-time sync works across all devices and platforms, even offline.
- Spend less time and mental effort scheduling your tasks with natural language Quick Add and AI-powered Smart Schedule.
- Stay motivated and accountable by setting goals & visualizing your daily/weekly productivity with Todoist Karma.
- Set-up a more personalized and powerful to-do list experience with 60+ integrations with your favorite third party apps.
- Todoist's distraction-free design helps you focus on your tasks, not with unnecessary bells and whistles. You'll never see annoying in-app ads or bothersome pop-ups.
- Feel comfortable using your own language inside the app– Todoist is available in 20 different languages.
- Remember anything, anywhere with location-based reminders for iOS and Android.
- Collaborate with up to 25 people per project.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Pricing starting from:

US$3.00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Features

Total features of Todoist: 44

  • API
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Assignment Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Commenting/Notes
  • Create Subtasks
  • Customisable Templates
  • Deadline Management
  • File Management
  • File Sharing
  • Gantt/Timeline View
  • Kanban Board
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Multiple Projects
  • Notes Management
  • Prioritisation
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • Project Planning/Scheduling
  • Project Templates
  • Project Tracking
  • Projections
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Reminders
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Project Tracking
  • SSL Security
  • Search/Filter
  • Status Tracking
  • Task Editing/Updating
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Progress Tracking
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tagging
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • To-Do List
  • Workflow Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5
(1,601)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.4/5
Ease of Use
4.6/5
Customer Support
4.4/5

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Sarah H.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 10,000+ Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

A Great Way to Keep Yourself Organized and Productive

Reviewed on 09/06/2022

It has a lot of wiggle room. Jobs may be broken down into smaller tasks, and each task can be...

It has a lot of wiggle room. Jobs may be broken down into smaller tasks, and each task can be scheduled. Custom categories can be created by you. On the go, there's an app to keep track of things. Has access to a wide range of equipment. And you'll get daily email reminders, with a lot of encouragement, as well.

Pros

Todoist is a simple task management tool. Todoist may be accessed from a variety of devices. There are two ways to access it: online and on the go. User satisfaction will be enhanced by the fact that data is synchronized and may be modified simply. Managing task lists is a breeze because to the user-friendly layout, which makes it easy to find the most important features. It is possible to prioritize activities in Todoist, as well as add comments to each job and estimate the amount of time it will take to finish it.

Cons

You have to keep going and be aggressive in order to succeed. A to-do list might start to feel like simply another thing to check off your list if you aren't actively interested in it. That's not Todoist's fault, though. But if you're serious about utilizing it, you'll need to put in the time and effort.

Darren T.
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  • Industry: Broadcast Media
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

One of the best simple task managers available.

Reviewed on 23/06/2022

Todoist is an absolute pleasure to use making task management simple and easy. I can not stress how...

Todoist is an absolute pleasure to use making task management simple and easy. I can not stress how well designed the interface is. The Cons I have mentioned are minor and are by no means deal breakers.

Pros

Simple and easy to use. Setting up tasks is quick. Great user interface and both the file attachment system and collaboration system are great.

Cons

Would love to see calendars sync into Todoist so I can see my day in full within the app. Also would like a better input method for recurring tasks.

Alternatives Considered

TickTick, ClickUp, Wrike and Asana

Switched From

Asana

Reasons for Switching to Todoist

Because Todoist is simple and quick to use, it works and is interface makes everything feel easy.
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Good for simple mgmt, but failed to deliver on more complex projects

Reviewed on 18/06/2022

Pros

I like the fact that todoist is pretty much plug and play: easy to use and quite straightforward

Cons

The fact that I felt a little difficulty to try and track more complex projects using it

Rikaz S.
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  • Industry: Health, Wellness & Fitness
  • Company size: 1,001-5,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

An essential organization tool for self and teams!

Reviewed on 09/05/2022

Todoist has been a pleasure to use and I can't recommend it enough especially as a starting app for...

Todoist has been a pleasure to use and I can't recommend it enough especially as a starting app for your teams.

Pros

Todoist has multiple features which make it easy to use.

The mobile app is minimal in design and easy to navigate. Setting up a task and sub-tasks, adding members, communicating with the team, & managing projects is just so easy. On Android there is even a widget to directly add tasks to the app.

The web app is equally up to the task of it's Android cousin having nearly all the features of the Android App.

Cons

Being a freemium service, Todoist requires users to pay for their premium services as well as being limited to 5 active projects, 5 collaborators per project, & 5 MB file uploads in the free version.

Alternatives Considered

Any.do

Reasons for Choosing Todoist

Todoist user interface was easier to use.

Switched From

Any.do

Reasons for Switching to Todoist

Todoist takes the lead due to it's ease of use and better user interfaces.
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great tool for personal tasks management/scheduling

Reviewed on 28/04/2022

A great tool to be on top of your priorities, tasks, to-dos, schedule, etc. I love how user-friendly...

A great tool to be on top of your priorities, tasks, to-dos, schedule, etc. I love how user-friendly it is with great UX/UI.

Pros

I love how easy it is to use and how much personalized you can be in terms of your tasks and to-dos. I use it on a personal task level, to manage and schedule everything. I love to be on top of everything I have to get done and this tool is certainly an amazing way to do that! I can also share my tasks / to-dos with other people (friends, family, co-workers) and we can all be on the same page. I love how intuitive and user-friendly it is. I love how it works well across platforms (desktop/mobile). I love that it has a very complete free version.

Cons

I don't miss any particular features nor have anything to complain as of now, especially considering that the free version is already great.

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Todoist FAQs

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Todoist offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$3.00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Todoist is available in three plans. There is a Todoist Free plan available, a Todoist Pro plan for individuals, and a Todoist Business plan for small teams. Todoist Pro costs $3/month (billed annually) or $4/month (billed monthly). Todoist Business can be trialed free for 30 days, after which plans cost $5/user/month (billed annually) or $6/user/month (billed monthly).

Todoist has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001-5,000

Todoist supports the following languages:

Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish

Todoist supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Todoist integrates with the following applications:

1Password, APIANT, Airmail for Business, Alexa, Automate.io, Built.io Flow, Clockify, Dispatch, Dropbox Business, Fantastical, Firefox, Flock, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Maps, HourStack, Hugo, IFTTT, Jira, Klipfolio, Mailbutler, Make, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Power Automate, Microsoft Teams, Missive, Opera, Pabbly Connect, Pleexy, PomoDone App, Safari, Shortcuts, Slack, Sunsama, TMetric, Time Doctor, TimeCamp, Timely, Timely, Toggl Track, TrackingTime, Trello, Trevor.io, Twist, Usersnap, WebWork Time Tracker, Webex, Zapier, Zendesk, Zluri, Zoho Cliq, Zoho Flow, Zoho Mail, monday.com, n8n.io

Todoist offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Chat

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