When comparing Checkvist vs Priority Matrix, the Slant community recommends Checkvist for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Checkvist is ranked 18th while Priority Matrix is ranked 38th.
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Pro Tasks can be managed with custom tags
Pro vim-like commands
Pro Convenient search by text or tag filtering
Pro Converts incoming emails to todos - this is a way to enter tasks from anywhere.
Pro Great search
Search filters help you search for tasks by tag, due date, assignee, etc.
Pro Very flexible
To-do lists often need to be grouped and regrouped for clarity. The outline-based nature of Checkvist makes it easy to move things across categories, to increase and decrease priority, etc.
Pro Smart parsing of items
Parses markdown, html links, hashtags to become formatted text, clickable links, and tags, respectively.
Pro Generous set of free features
Checkvist offers many free features if you are using this individually.
Pro Supports comments on tasks
Any item can have a free-text comment, which can be shown or hidden as desired.
Pro Helps prioritize, rather than simply listing tasks
Priority Matrix helps me focus on what's truly important on my todo list, so I can work more efficiently.
Pro Super easy to share / delegate tasks
All I have to do is press a button, rather than drafting a whole email to one of my co-workers.
Pro Solid methodology
The software implements time proven methodologies; not just a to-do list.
Pro Lots of different views
Priority Matrix makes it really easy to see your task list in different ways: You can see it in the quadrant view, calendar view, a filterable list, and also a Gantt Chart if you have the business license.
Full disclosure: Originally posted by an Appfluence Intern (who was equally impressed with the software's layout and functionality before working there)
Con Limited capability in the android app
Checkvist is primarily a web interface.
Used to be free, is now $12+ a month.