When comparing Tasks vs Taskwarrior, the Slant community recommends Taskwarrior for most people. In the question“What are the best to-do list apps for Android?” Taskwarrior is ranked 16th while Tasks is ranked 22nd. 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 Can create events on Calendar
Tasks can create events on your calendar, if you set a due date and time. It also syncs the state (completed).
Pro Syncs to Google Tasks
Pro Easy to add complex tasks
The setup page of a task takes only a single page, which makes it fast and easy add one. But there are still a lot of options available, like:
- date and time
- priority (four different colors)
- reminder (by time or location, different ringing schemes)
- hide until
- add to calendar
Pro Full featured widgets
Widgets can be truly customized. You can set a filter by automatic list (today, recent, uncategorized) or tag or list. There is a light, a black and a dark theme, plus a color setting. The opacity can be set, as well as the font size. Then you can decide to show the header, the settings, the due date, or the checkboxes.
Pro Import from Astrid
Tasks allows you to import your data from Astrid.
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 Tasks stored in plain text files locally
Future-proof and easily integrated with version control system. You never lose access to your data.
Pro Supported internationally
It has UTF8 support and is translated into many languages.
Pro Self-hosted Taskserver
You can be in full control of your data.
Pro Lightweight and fast
Taskwarrior is written in the speedy C++ language.
Taskworrior allows you to define custom attributes and reports to your needs.
Con No syncing
Unlike most to-do apps, Tasks features no form of synchronization with other devices.
Con Command line interface
A command line interface is a arguably overly verbose, consequently tedious, way to interact with a To Do list.