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September 29, 2023 (1y ago)

Expanding Horizons: Top Things 3 Alternatives in 2023

Discover the most compelling alternatives to Things 3 for task management that could reshape your productivity in 2023.

Martin Adams
Martin Adams
Strategy/Vision, OneTask
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There's no denying the appeal of having a streamlined task management system. For many, Things 3 has been a golden standard, a beacon of structured simplicity. But as technology evolves, so do our options. For those ready to branch out, I've put together a list of top alternatives to Things 3 that you may consider incorporating into your productivity regime.

Why Look Beyond Things 3?

There's an ocean of task managers out there offering new features, cross-platform compatibility, and pricing models that may better fit your needs. Things 3, while powerful, isn't the be-all-end-all, especially if you require collaboration features or operate outside of the Apple ecosystem.

📜 The Roster of Rivals

Here's a quick overview of what's out there:

  • TickTick: A versatile contender with a calendar and habit tracker.
  • Todoist: An easy-to-use app that boasts powerful natural language processing.
  • Any.do: emphasizes simplicity with a daily planner feature.

Each has its strengths, from TickTick's feature-rich environment to Todoist’s simplicity and wide-ranging integrations.

How Does OneTask Fit into This Narrative?

While exploring alternatives, I wanted to introduce a tool that's not just an alternative but a complementary powerhouse—OneTask. Here's how OneTask could not only compete with but enhance the functionality of a tool like Things 3:

  • AI Integration: With AI at its core, OneTask offers conversation-based task management.
  • Seamless Google Services Integration: Draft emails, set up Calendar events, and smartly classify your inbox.
  • Contextual Reminders: Get nudged about tasks not just based on time, but your location and context as well.

Ticking All the Boxes

While considering alternatives, think about how they stack up against your current toolset:

  • ✅ Does it integrate well with other apps and services you use?
  • ✅ Is the user interface intuitive and pleasant to work with?
  • ✅ Does it offer both desktop and mobile applications?
  • ✅ How is the task prioritization and reminder system?

Comparing these features can help you make an informed decision, and don't forget to consider how OneTask could fill any potential gaps those alternatives might leave behind.

A Final Thought

Whether you decide to stick with Things 3, jump ship to a competitor, or add OneTask to your productivity suite, remember that the goal is to create a system that works for you. Don't be afraid to mix and match until you find the perfect combination to streamline your life and elevate your productivity.

Happy organizing!

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