Task Coach

Task Coach

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.2.27
  • Total Downloads:
    8,361
  • Date Added:
    August 28, 2011
  • File Size:
    11.52MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    7
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Task Coach attempts to improve upon traditional calendar systems by adding a personal touch and focusing on more than merely tracking tasks or events. While this may sound like a knight in shining armor to many users, we found it wasn't quite the hero we'd hoped for.

This free program is a repository for your goals and tasks. Enter the day's events (like studying for French class or completing a report) into the new tasks section; you can include detailed descriptions for entries, and even input a URL that turns instantly to a link. Users also fill in the date and time for this task, and can create a reminder. Budgets, attachments, and more can be added to customize this job, including less tangible aspects like Behavior and Effort. For further organization, Task Coach also has the capability to assign each job a priority and a color.

While this may sound like just what you need to stay organized, the program's interface is cluttered and not intuitive. The options for Effort and Behavior, like many of the program's features, lack adequate user direction. In addition, users can create Categories, but their relationships to the tasks don't make themselves instantly noticeable.

Task Coach's complexity offsets its usefulness. It's trying to do too much without simplifying the processes enough for the user. While we applaud the idea, we weren't crazy about the execution, and suggest that busy users look for a more user-friendly way to stay on task.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"This is a great task organizer"

March 05, 2013  |  By bbbbbboby

 |  Version: Task Coach 1.3.24

Pros

Nice and Easy

Cons

...No cons

Summary

Thank You, developers!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.2.27
Version 1.2.27 adds using the Delete key when editing the priority inline would delete the task.
General
Publisher Frank Niessink
Publisher web site http://www.taskcoach.org
Release Date August 28, 2011
Date Added August 28, 2011
Version 1.2.27
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Contact Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 11.52MB
File Name TaskCoach-1.3.32-win32.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,361
Downloads Last Week 7
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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