When comparing Go For It! vs Microsoft To-Do, 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 7th while Microsoft To-Do is ranked 10th. 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 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.
Pro Multidevice sync
To-Do syncs between your phone and computer, so you can access your to-dos from school, the office, or the grocery store or even while you're traveling around the world.
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Pro Reminders and Due Dates
With important to-dos that you really shouldn't forget you can add reminders and due dates—we'll remember them for you. And if you have to-dos that you need to tick off on a daily, weekly or yearly basis you can set up recurring due dates to remind you each and every time.
Pro Very basic and straightforward
Simple interface and streamlined.
Pro Smart Suggestions
Pro Infinite color-coded lists
What areas of your life do you want to be more productive in? You can have a color-coded list for each. Now you can quickly add your homework to one list, your groceries to another, your packing list, your work projects and your home DIY projects to yet more lists. You can create as many lists as fits your lifestyle.
Pro Can also be used as a note-taking app
You can also use To-Do as a note-taking app, adding detailed notes to every to-do—from addresses, to details about that book you want to read, to the website for your favorite café. You can collect all your tasks and notes in one place to help you achieve more.
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".
Con Few features
It doesn't have a lot of features that Wunderlist had, which was discontinued for this app.
Con No Tag-Manager
Other apps let you better make use of labels.
Con No Natural Language Support
Con A Microsoft Product
Some people have a distaste for Microsoft, and may avoid it for this reason. This includes people who are angry that Wunderlist has been discontinued in favor of this app.