When comparing Facilethings vs Joplin, the Slant community recommends Joplin for most people. In the question“What are the best cross-platform to do list apps?” Joplin is ranked 21st while Facilethings is ranked 25th.
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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 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 Integrates with a bunch of third-party tools
Facilethings can integrate with Evernote, Twitter, Dropbox and Google calendar.
Pro Very simple
Pro Excellent support
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 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 Relatively costly
Con No native Windows App
Con Mobile web version is rubbish
Con No recurring task functionality
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.