When comparing Momentum vs Checkvist, the Slant community recommends Checkvist for most people. In the question“What are the best browser-based to-do list apps?” Checkvist is ranked 9th while Momentum is ranked 11th.
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Pro Beautiful design
Momentum has a different, beautiful background image each day. It displays the time, a welcoming message and a reminder in the middle of the page and hides all other functionality out of focus.
Pro Reminds of the day's goal
Momentum asks the user what's the focus of the day and then shows that information is each time a new tab is opened.
Pro Inspirational quote
Momentum shows you a new inspirational quote, once a day.
Pro Provides with weather information
Current temperature and weather conditions are shown in the top-right corner.
Pro Built-in to-do list
Momentum has a simple to-do list that can be accessed from the bottom-right corner of the page.
Pro Tasks can be managed with custom tags
Pro vim-like commands
Pro Convenient search by text or tag filtering
Pro Converts incoming emails to todos - this is a way to enter tasks from anywhere.
Pro Great search
Search filters help you search for tasks by tag, due date, assignee, etc.
Pro Very flexible
To-do lists often need to be grouped and regrouped for clarity. The outline-based nature of Checkvist makes it easy to move things across categories, to increase and decrease priority, etc.
Pro Smart parsing of items
Parses markdown, html links, hashtags to become formatted text, clickable links, and tags, respectively.
Pro Generous set of free features
Checkvist offers many free features if you are using this individually.
Pro Supports comments on tasks
Any item can have a free-text comment, which can be shown or hidden as desired.
Con Not free
It costs to use basic features like background changing.
Con Can't be customized
There are no customization options. Existing items can't be turned off.
Con Limited capability in the android app
Checkvist is primarily a web interface.