When comparing Facilethings vs Microsoft To-Do, the Slant community recommends Facilethings for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Facilethings is ranked 23rd while Microsoft To-Do is ranked 44th.
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Pro Helps the weekly review process
Pro Allows adding items via email
Simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to add a new item to the Inbox.
Pro Support of a "start" date and a "expected" date
This is a very outstanding feature for a gtd App.
Pro Horizons of Focus
FacileThings integrates GTD's Horizons of Focus.
Pro Allows attachments in emails
You can collect stuff in the FacileThings Inbox by sending an email with attachments to the email@example.com address.
Pro Integrates with a bunch of third-party tools
Facilethings can integrate with Evernote, Twitter, Dropbox and Google calendar.
Pro Full Integration and Syncing with Evernote
All notes are automatically synced.
Capture things in Evernote and the notes will appear in the FacileThings inbox.
Reference Material in Evernote will appear in Facile Things.
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.
Available on Android, iOS, Windows and web.
Pro Smart Suggestions
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 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 Android app
The Android app is not always reliable and doesn't have all of the features of the desktop app.
Con Rather slow
The web app has some performance issues. It feels too unresponsive at times.
Con A lot of clicking
Little inline editing or keyboard shortcuts.
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.
Con Few features
It doesn't have a lot of features that Wunderlist had, which was discontinued for this app.