When comparing 2Do vs Google Tasks, the Slant community recommends 2Do for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” 2Do is ranked 26th while Google Tasks is ranked 52nd.
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Pro Support for Apple Watch
Pro Offers detailed options
Adding a task can be as simple or complicated as you like. A to-do list entry can simply consist of its title, or you can also add notes, recurrence, set a due date, tag a location, schedule an alarm, priority (low, medium, high, starred) and tack on a URL or photo. You can even make an audio recording with voice notes. And each list is sortable by a number of criteria, including priority and due date.
2Do conforms to your workflow instead of forcing you to conforming into some preset workflow. It helps to accommodate your workflow through a series of features including tags, batch editing, configurable presets, and the ability to quickly add tasks at any time.
Pro Updates have remained free since beginning of time
Unlike many other apps that will release a new paid version when major features get launched, 2Do doesn't resort to that.
Pro Advanced search
Find old tasks or organize smart lists based on complex search terms (for example, “tasks to do at home between 6 pm and 11 pm”).
Pro Get Things Done-style inbox
You can use 2Do according to the Get Things Done methodology – or not.
Pro Variety of organization methods
Use a combination of tasks, projects and checklists.
Pro Optionally sync with iCal or Outlook
The app can optionally sync with iCal or Outlook with free helper software available from the 2Do Website.
Pro Integration with Google Calendar
Google Tasks integrates with Google Calendar, consolidating your information in one place and allowing you to easily see which tasks have to be done on what day.
Pro Printable to-do list
Google Tasks allows users to print their to-do lists.
Pro Subtask lists
Each task can have a subtask allowing users to gradually break down a larger task into steps needed to accomplish it. When a user marks the parent task as complete, all subtasks inside that main task will also be marked as complete.
Con Decreased cross-platform support, new versions only for iOS
For those that use multiple mobile platforms, support for the Android version has been dropped meaning there is no longer parity between the apps on iOS and Android.
Con No attachment capability
2Do will create a link to a file, but will not store the actual file as an attachment.
Con No official app
Google Tasks currently does not have an official app, but third-party Google Tasks apps are available.
Con Can print calendar or tasks but not both
If you want to see your day, you can see both your tasks and your meetings online. However, you cannot print it altogether as shown online. You have to print two separate things.
Con Inconsistent sorting when printing
You can start your tests online, but when you print it comes out differently.