When comparing Momentum vs Taskwarrior, the Slant community recommends Taskwarrior for most people. In the question“What is the best cross-platform to-do list app?” Taskwarrior is ranked 9th while Momentum is ranked 47th. The most important reason people chose Taskwarrior is:
Taskwarrior has many front-ends, services, extensions, hook scripts, and capsules available. Taskwarrior keeps a list of contributed tools on their [site](http://taskwarrior.org/tools/).
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Pro Automated Next Steps
Next steps have a separate view. Tasks can be updated sequentially or parallel.
Pro Projects and Tasks can be endlessly nested
You can nest multiple projects with tasks, there is no limit.
Pro Has an offline mode
No permanent internet connection needed.
Pro Specifically designed for GTD
Web-based, progressive-web-app (PWA).
Pro Realtime synch
Data instantly updates on all devices.
Pro Clean design
Lots of space helps focus on the tasks.
Taskwarrior has many front-ends, services, extensions, hook scripts, and capsules available. Taskwarrior keeps a list of contributed tools on their site.
Pro Command line interface
The command line interface puts powerful filtering expressions, context, annotations, tags, due dates, reocurrence, and user-defined-attributes totally in your hands. It’s fast and low friction.
Pro Sync across devices
When used in conjunction with the Taskserver, it can sync tasks (conflict-free) across your Taskwarrior devices. This includes integration with Mirakel.
Pro Supported internationally
It has UTF8 support and is translated into many languages.
Taskworrior allows you to define custom attributes and reports to your needs.
Pro Lightweight and fast
Taskwarrior is written in the speedy C++ language.
Pro Tasks stored in plain text files locally
Future-proof and easily integrated with version control system. You never lose access to your data.
Pro Self-hosted Taskserver
You can be in full control of your data.
Con Beta interface is confusing for first-timers
The interface is very opinionated (this is a good thing). But it is not obvious how to map user's own GTD variant onto the one the author has in mind. Maybe after it is in production, there will be better on-boarding.
Con No native apps
Con In Beta (development)
Con Command line interface
A command line interface is a arguably overly verbose, consequently tedious, way to interact with a To Do list.