When comparing Go For It! vs Joplin, the Slant community recommends Joplin for most people. In the question“What are the best offline to-do list apps for Windows?” Joplin is ranked 5th while Go For It! is ranked 9th.
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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 Offline access
Pro Supports markdown
Supports Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS.
Pro Open source
Peace of mind that there is no malicious piece of software in the app.
Pro Supports tags for notes
Pro Web Clipper
Browser extension saves full pages, clean content, or screen selections to new notes.
Pro Supports file attachments
Pro Nextcloud support
Pro Dropbox support
Can sync using Dropbox.
Pro Active user forum with support from app creators
Support, troubleshooting, and new feature requests are easy to make at the user forum and you can contact the app creator directly.
Pro Optional CLI interface
Provides a CLI interface for terminal lovers.
Pro Supports multiple languages
English, French, and Spanish, Italian, German, Czech and many others.
Pro Timed alarm reminder for to-do lists
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 Sync issue under Linux
The Linux client has a bug that requires the user to click the mouse frequently in order for sync to proceed. This bug has been open for a while.