We all have several tasks in our lives that keeping up with them can become overwhelming at times. The day of an average individual is filled with tens and hundreds of tasks that remembering them all —naturally— is somewhat impossible. There’s personal stuff you have to do; clean your room, buy new toiletries, pick up groceries on your way from work, renew subscriptions, pay bills, etc.
There are tasks, projects, and deadlines you have to deal with at work. All these things can be pretty difficult to remember and keep track of all at the same time.
If the above paragraph describes you and your crazy tight schedule, then it’s high time you have a companion that helps you remember and prioritize your tasks. The apps listed below would help simplify, managing, and prioritize your daily tasks, not to mention that they are also some of the best to-do apps for your Windows 10 PC.
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Best To-Do Apps for Windows 10 Computer
It doesn’t matter what type of tasks or activities you want to schedule. These apps have features that get the job done. Check them out.
1. Microsoft To Do
Microsoft developed one of the best and simplest to-do app you should use on your Windows 10 computer. The interface is clean and easy to use. You can create as many tasks, lists, reminders, deadlines, etc. as you want and have them synced across all of your other devices. Microsoft To-Do app is also available on the Android and iOS app stores.
This Microsoft To-Do app comes with an “Intelligent Suggestion” feature that uses your to-dos from the previous day to suggest tasks and activities you should do for the present day. It’s a nifty feature you’d find interesting. You can also add extra notes to your to-dos and even use different colors and themes to set them apart for easy identification.
The best part is that you can import previously-created tasks from supported third-party to-do apps. The Microsoft To-Do app is available on the Microsoft Store and has a 4.7/5 rating, which is highly commendable.
Evernote is another great to-do app for a Windows 10 PC. It has everything you could possibly want in a to-do app and more. Aside from manually typing in notes, tasks, and other to-dos, you can likewise scan and import handwritten to-dos you might have scribbled on a paper at work, school, or anywhere. That’s not all; you can add to-dos in the form of images, photos, webpages, and even audio. So if you are feeling lazy to type or scan a to-do, you can simply just record it.
All types of to-dos sync across your mobile phones, tablets, and all other connected devices. Evernote is a free app, and it is available on the Microsoft Store. The free plan, however, has a 60MB monthly upload limit, 25MB maximum note size, and only lets you sync your to-dos across two devices only.
The premium plan starts at $7.99/month, but you might not be needing it as the basic plan should suffice for individual usage, though.
If you need a Windows to-do app that can integrate with all the third-party services and apps you use, then you should try Todoist on your PC. Todoist can be integrated with your virtual assistant (Alexa, Echo, and Google Assistant) as well as other popular apps & services like Gmail, Google Maps, Apple Maps, Dropbox, Google Drive, Slack, Google Calendar, etc. The Todoist developers continue to add integration support for popular apps and services.
Todoist supports multi-device and cross-platform syncing with Android, iOS, and Mac devices. The app also lets you collaborate on tasks, organize your tasks & deadlines, and even track your activities. With the free plan, you can create up to 80 to-dos and is available on the Microsoft Store.
OneNote is another renowned to-do app developed and operated by Microsoft. Although OneNote isn't exactly a dedicated to-do app, you can use it to organize your tasks and activities.
With OneNote, you can easily create to-dos, lists, tasks, and projects by writing, drawing, or clipping them from the web. You can also share and track your productivity with friends, coworkers, family, etc. Similar to all other apps on this list, OneNote syncs all your to-dos to a OneDrive account so you can access it on other devices. When installed on your PC, you can make a quick to-do by clicking the Note button in your PC’s Action Center.
OneNote is free and you can download it from the Microsoft Store.
Taskio is available for Windows, iOS, Android, and Mac devices. That means you can share, organize, and get reminded of your tasks between different devices easily. With Taskio, you can create reminders, location reminders, recurring tasks, and even split your tasks into sub-tasks.
For lovers of the Dark Mode, Taskio adds special love and comes with 10 other different themes to choose from. Though it comes with premium/paid features, the free version of Taskio will handle your basic to-dos effectively.
Any.do has a clean, simplistic, and easy-to-navigate interface that makes creating and organizing tasks and reminders a fun thing to do. The app also supports cross-platform syncing across multiple devices like mobile, tablets, web browsers, and even your smartwatch, so you don’t miss any important reminders.
There’s a drag-and-drop feature that lets you easily move your tasks between days and a calendar widget for easy access to your tasks without opening the app. Any.do also supports the creation of sub-tasks, sharing lists with people, and integrates with your smart assistants (Siri and Alexa). Support for Google Assistant is in the works.
Any.do is available for free, but there’s a paid premium version that comes with advanced features like location-based reminders, sharing an unlimited number of lists, creation of advanced recurring tasks, etc.
TickTick is another brilliant to-do app to have on your Windows 10 PC. The app allows users to create tasks in multiple ways easily: voice input, though virtual assistants like Siri, via emails, and also through the app’s widget.
TickTick syncs across multiple platforms and devices (Windows PC, Mac, Web extension, Android devices, iOS devices, Apple Watch, etc.) so you can be reminded of your anywhere you go. TickTick also allows users to create multiple reminders (called “Annoying Alerts”) for a single task so you’d never miss it.
TickTick is a free app but comes with a premium version that is available for about $2.4 per month.