Things for Mac

Things for Mac

Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 33 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.5.4
File Size:
17.06MB
Date Added:
November 07, 2011
Price:
Free to try; $49.95 to buy
Operating Systems:
Mac OS X 10.4 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC, Mac OS X 10.6 Intel/10.7
Total Downloads:
26,729
Downloads Last Week:
31
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

Things is a powerful, easy-to-use task-management app that can help you enter, organize, and act on items in your to-do list. Based on the popular Getting Things Done productivity method, Things gives you an elegant, streamlined interface--a classic, Mac-style multipane setup that doesn't require a lot of additional windows for its work flow.

Its clean interface even dispenses with columns, and you can use the app's flexible tag system for priority, task duration, or any sort of categorization that works for you. You can quickly enter new tasks from anywhere, using a system-wide shortcut, and you can include links to URLs, e-mails, folders, and files, along with due dates and other additional context. "Projects" lets you collect subtasks into a larger endeavor, "Areas" lets you group by areas of responsibility in your life (such as work or family), "People" helps keep an eye on delegated tasks, and the "Logbook" tracks completed tasks.

There are other, similar task-management apps available--including many that are much cheaper--but Things' killer interface, robust capability to scale, plug-ins with popular app launchers, support for AppleScript, and integration with a separate iPhone app combine to make this one of the very best applications of its kind. If you use Get Things Done, you need to check out Things.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    4.1

    out of 33 votes

    • 5 star: 18
    • 4 star: 9
    • 3 star: 1
    • 2 star: 2
    • 1 star: 3
  • Current Version:

    4.0

    out of 1 votes

    • 5 star: 0
    • 4 star: 1
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 0
    • 1 star: 0
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  • 1 stars

    "AVOID, AVOID, AVOID"

    August 22, 2014   |   By Liam9999

    Version: Things 2.2.6

    Pros

    GREAT SOFTWARE. YOU WILL LOVE IT UNTIL YOU HAVE A PROBLEM.

    Cons

    ZERO CUSTOMER SUPPORT. They have no phone number. They don't answer emails, and they hang you out to dry. I was promised free updates and suddenly they no longer do that. The lastest update to version 4 is identical to prior versions. The only change is you need to repurchase. All I want to do is install the prior version on my new boot drive and I have been unable to get a copy of this. I was screwed by these people. I purchased version for my phone, and desktop and deeply regret trusting their integrity--they have non.

    Summary

    Go to their website and see if you can find a phone number. It is hard to even find an email address. Trust me, they will not respond. I'd like to visit their offices with 7 dozen eggs and show my appreciation while making a few gestures.

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