When comparing My To-Do List widget vs Go For It!, the Slant community recommends Go For It! for most people. In the question“What are the best offline to-do list apps for Windows?” Go For It! is ranked 8th while My To-Do List widget is ranked 17th. The most important reason people chose Go For It! is:
Todo list are stored as plain txt files in a directory that can be specified by the user. This allows to synchronisation via services like Dropbox and use it with Todo.txt frontends for other platforms (including mobile).
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Pro Doesn't take up much space
My To-Do List is just a small and handy widget that is placed either on Windows Sidebar or on the desktop, where the small widget allows users to add, edit and check the to-do list without hassle.
Pro Printable to-do list
My To-Do List widget allows users to print their own to-do lists.
Pro Ability to export and import to-do list
My To-Do List widget allows users to export their to-do list via save function in .txt format and import to-do list from other sources via .txt format.
Pro Uses the Todo.txt format
Todo list are stored as plain txt files in a directory that can be specified by the user.
This allows to synchronisation via services like Dropbox and use it with Todo.txt frontends for other platforms (including mobile).
Pro Built-in productivity timer
Depending on your workflow, this can help you stay focused. Moreover it reminds you of regular, short breaks in between.
Pro Simple user interface
The user interface is very simple and minimalist.
Pro Free and open-source software
The source code of this application is freely available and everyone can contribute to it.
Con Almost no advanced functionality
The widget lacks the ability to set recurring tasks, have subtasks, get reminder notifications, etc.
Con Notifications don't look too nice on Windows
Due to limitations of Vala + Gtk on Windows I have not found an easy, elegant solution to display "native looking notifications".