When comparing Jorte vs DigiCal Calendar, the Slant community recommends Jorte for most people. In the question“What are the best calendar apps for Android?” Jorte is ranked 5th while DigiCal Calendar is ranked 7th. The most important reason people chose Jorte is:
Syncs easily with Google Calendars.
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Pro Google Calendar integration
Syncs easily with Google Calendars.
Pro Highly customizable user interface
Jorte has a very powerful and easily customizable user interface. The user is in control of every available option within the Jorte Calendar, which is designed to resemble and be used like a personal information organizer.
Pro Lots of highly customizable widgets
Jorte Calendar does have a variety of customizable widgets available for use.
Pro Task management
Pro Widget has actual text
The widget has the actual events listed on the widget in text so that they are readable. Using the full sized month widget gives a very easily readable screen that allows the user to not have to enter the app to see their events.
Pro Labeled menu buttons to open and close sections
Pro Google Maps integration
Pro Search, including Google Voice Search support
Pro Ability to highlight certain dates
Pro More themes available in the marketplace
Jorte has a cloud based service that offers icons and themes for purchase.
Pro Provides a lot of information
DigiCal has day, week, week agenda, agenda, month, text month, list and year views. In addition to events and event information, all views include weather information, some views attach other views to it to provide context.
Pro Free, ad-supported version available
There's a free ad-supported version of DigiCal as well as this paid unlock key version that costs $4.95 that removes ads as well as adds more features.
Pro Works with Google Calendar and Exchange
DigiCal allows for Google Calendar integration as well as Exchange, making for an easy to use app for businessmen as well as regular users.
Pro 6 homescreen calendar widgets
DigiCal has 6 polished widgets, one for each view, available both for homescreen. Each widget has 9 themes (5 free, 4 paid) to choose from and allows some customization.
Pro Light and dark themes
All views and widgets support light and dark themes.
Pro Actionable notifications
Notifications can be snoozed and they also provide shortcuts for maps and navigation.
Pro Events can be color-coded with 30 colors
DigiCal supports the 11 Google Calendar colors and 19 additional colors. Using the extra colors allows for the user to easily see different events scheduled on the calendar without having to read the titles of the events.
Pro Easy to add locations in calendar event
The built-in location map is very handy for looking up a location. You can zoom in and out and pinch to pinpoint a location in the interactive map.
Pro Google Now integration
Google Now integration provides directions and traffic information.
Pro Schedule an event in a different start and end time zone
The calendar app allows you to schedule an event with a local and foreign time zone. Ideal for intercontinental flights.
Pro Adjustable calendar view
It's easy to adjust the calendar view on screen, so it perfectly matches personal preferences. This refers to both size and looks and feel, because you can adjust colors, transparency, lettertype and lettertype size.
Pro Each widget can be connected to a separate calendar
DigiCal has the ability to create multiple widgets with each one displaying a chosen calendar. It allows for a widget on screen for work events, another widget for family activities, and a third for favorite sport team's schedules.
Pro Available in 27 languages
Pro Good customer support
Pro Easily keep track of holidays, (live) sports, tv, finance events
Premium calendar subscriptions available for holiday, sports event, TV shows, public company events and lifestyle.
Pro Weather forecast with optional premium subscription USD/EUR 1.50
Once a location is provided the application will display a 3 day weather forecast in either imperial or metric units.
A premium weather subscription will expand the forecast to 15 days, add graphs and ability to set multiple weather locations.
Pro Events can be copied
Pro Smart image matching
Based on the title event keywords such as locations, activities, an illustration or a photograph will show up.
Pro Easy to manage your calendar invitations
Great interface for managing calendar invitations.
Pro Navigation drawer with collapsable calendar accounts and daily weather forecast
- Check the weather directly from the navigation drawer
- Easily switch calendar views
- Change visibility of your calendars
- Collapsable calendar acounts
Pro Good privacy protection
The amount of customization is great, but the app is all over the place. It's disorganized, very un-friendly to users.
Con Hard to use
It's hard to use and the design looks old.
Con Lacks military time
There's no option for military time.
Con Expensive icons
There's an icon packs that contain 8 icons. and the devs have the audacity to charge $6 for it.
Con Nasty customer support
Customer support displays entitled behaviour.
Con Very confusing
It's confusing. One gets very lost just trying to do one small task. Likely caused by language barrier.
Con Free version allows just one new calendar creation
Using the free version means being limited to only one account in the calendar. For some it may not be too much of an issue, but to others is a pretty big con.
Con Can't swipe left/right from one month to another
Con Ridiculously expensive
$30/yr just to 'borrow' their app is too much.
Con Google tasks are not integrated into DigiCal Calendar
Con Can quickly become crowded
The app tries condensing a lot of information at the expense of readability.