When comparing MDwiki vs Checkvist, the Slant community recommends Checkvist for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform note taking app?” Checkvist is ranked 43rd while MDwiki is ranked 68th.
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Pro Possibly more secure on web server
Due to the lack of a built-in editor MDwiki may be less susceptible to spam and defacement compared to other options when served from a web server.
Pro Doesn't require a web server
Pro Tasks can be managed with custom tags
Pro vim-like commands
Pro Convenient search by text or tag filtering
Pro Converts incoming emails to todos - this is a way to enter tasks from anywhere.
Pro Great search
Search filters help you search for tasks by tag, due date, assignee, etc.
Pro Very flexible
To-do lists often need to be grouped and regrouped for clarity. The outline-based nature of Checkvist makes it easy to move things across categories, to increase and decrease priority, etc.
Pro Smart parsing of items
Parses markdown, html links, hashtags to become formatted text, clickable links, and tags, respectively.
Pro Generous set of free features
Checkvist offers many free features if you are using this individually.
Pro Supports comments on tasks
Any item can have a free-text comment, which can be shown or hidden as desired.
Con External program must be used for editing
A separate program must be used to make changes to documents as MDwiki lacks a built-in editor.
Con Requires additional permissions in Google Chrome
Con Limited capability in the android app
Checkvist is primarily a web interface.