When comparing DropTask vs Taskwarrior, the Slant community recommends Taskwarrior for most people. In the question“What are the best cross-platform to do list apps?” Taskwarrior is ranked 8th while DropTask is ranked 27th. 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 Visual task management
A unique visual style uses large circles to group tasks by project or user.
Pro Nice visuals
Simply put, it’s a pretty program.
Pro Easy to view tasks
View by urgency, importance, and effort or all three, as well as simple to view deadlines.
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 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 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 Self-hosted Taskserver
You can be in full control of your data.
Con Command line interface
A command line interface is a arguably overly verbose, consequently tedious, way to interact with a To Do list.