When comparing Google Tasks vs Facilethings, the Slant community recommends Facilethings for most people. In the question“What are the best cross-platform to do list apps?” Facilethings is ranked 30th while Google Tasks is ranked 68th.
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Pro Integration with Google Calendar
Google Tasks integrates with Google Calendar, consolidating your information in one place and allowing you to easily see which tasks have to be done on what day.
Pro Subtask lists
Each task can have a subtask allowing users to gradually break down a larger task into steps needed to accomplish it. When a user marks the parent task as complete, all subtasks inside that main task will also be marked as complete.
Pro Printable to-do list
Google Tasks allows users to print their to-do lists.
Pro Helps the weekly review process
Pro Allows adding items via email
Simply send an email to email@example.com to add a new item to the Inbox.
Pro Support of a "start" date and a "expected" date
This is a very outstanding feature for a gtd App.
Pro Horizons of Focus
FacileThings integrates GTD's Horizons of Focus.
Pro Allows attachments in emails
You can collect stuff in the FacileThings Inbox by sending an email with attachments to the firstname.lastname@example.org address.
Pro Full Integration and Syncing with Evernote
All notes are automatically synced.
Capture things in Evernote and the notes will appear in the FacileThings inbox.
Reference Material in Evernote will appear in Facile Things.
Pro Integrates with a bunch of third-party tools
Facilethings can integrate with Evernote, Twitter, Dropbox and Google calendar.
Pro Very simple
Pro Excellent support
Con No official app
Google Tasks currently does not have an official app, but third-party Google Tasks apps are available.
Con Inconsistent sorting when printing
You can start your tests online, but when you print it comes out differently.
Con Can print calendar or tasks but not both
If you want to see your day, you can see both your tasks and your meetings online. However, you cannot print it altogether as shown online. You have to print two separate things.
Con Android app
The Android app is not always reliable and doesn't have all of the features of the desktop app.
Con Rather slow
The web app has some performance issues. It feels too unresponsive at times.
Con A lot of clicking
Little inline editing or keyboard shortcuts.