When comparing GTasks vs Go For It!, the Slant community recommends Go For It! for most people. In the question“What are the best offline to-do list apps for Windows?” Go For It! is ranked 7th while GTasks is ranked 17th. The most important reason people chose Go For It! is:
Todo list are stored as plain txt files in a directory that can be specified by the user. This allows to synchronisation via services like Dropbox and use it with Todo.txt frontends for other platforms (including mobile).
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Pro Unlimited subtasks
Unlimited subtasks or sub sub tasks, as deep as you need, excellent for project work.
Pro Closing parent task closes sub tasks
Pro Synchronizes with Google tasks available natively in GMail
Seamlessly syncs tasks.
Pro Available on iOS
Pro Works with Chrome's 'Google Tasks Panel' extension
Pro Uses the Todo.txt format
Todo list are stored as plain txt files in a directory that can be specified by the user.
This allows to synchronisation via services like Dropbox and use it with Todo.txt frontends for other platforms (including mobile).
Pro Built-in productivity timer
Depending on your workflow, this can help you stay focused. Moreover it reminds you of regular, short breaks in between.
Pro Simple user interface
The user interface is very simple and minimalist.
Pro Free and open-source software
The source code of this application is freely available and everyone can contribute to it.
Con No recurring tasks fom completion
Con Pop up ads get in the way
The app frequently displays popup ads when you navigate the app, forcing you to pause to close them.
Con Does not support attachments
You cannot add attachments to tasks.
Con Notifications don't look too nice on Windows
Due to limitations of Vala + Gtk on Windows I have not found an easy, elegant solution to display "native looking notifications".