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I'm trying to find a great GTD app for my iPad. I don't have any other iOS devices or a Mac, but I want to ability to access it through my PC (web based is fine). A lot of the better GTD systems seem to be geared towards those that have other iOS devices or a Mac (e.g. Omnifocus). Does anyone have any good recommendations? I have been looking at Action Lists for iPad and Toodeledo.

Action List seems kind of pricey for an iPad app but seems geared toward those that do GTD instead of a generic task list.

Toodledo - the price is definitely right, but it seems to be more of a generic task list, although though you could probably modify it to implement a GTD system.

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Use the iPad as a lap desk and put a paper notepad on top of it, use the notepad for GTD! Optimal use case for GTD and for an iPad. :P – asfallows Jun 8 '12 at 13:55

Let's Do This - $0.99

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Let's Do This is the simplest, easiest, and best looking way to manage your daily to do list. There are many to do apps, but ours doesn't try too hard, and doesn't confuse you with too many features. It's simple and easy to use. It includes a day planner or desk calendar.

Sorted - $0.99

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Sorted 2 is an elegant and simple to-do app, designed to help you sort your everyday tasks. Unlike many other task-oriented apps out there, Sorted 2 gets out of your way and lets you focus on what you need to do. You'll spend less time managing the app and more time focusing on the task at hand.


  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Set and Forget™ wit...

Task PRO (To-do & Projects) - $1.99

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Task PRO is a powerful, flexible and elegant task management application for the iPhone. It fully supports sub-tasking, a powerful mechanism that gives you complete control over managing and organizing your tasks. It's very simple and intuitive to use. You can easily create simple Todo list, or have multiple complex projects side by side.

Toodledo - To Do List - $2.99

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Toodledo is a powerful task and note manager, for the iPhone and iPad. It will help organize your to-do list and notes, and make you more productive. You can use Toodledo as a standalone application, or you can have it seamlessly synchronize your lists with, one of the most popular online task managers.

Taska for iPad - $4.99

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Taska for iPad is a well-thought and elegantly-designed task management app which offers refined and easy-to-use features. Start using Taska now and unleash your potentials of getting things done!


★ Elegant and highly-integrated UI

★ Drag-and-drop task management!

★ Built for the iPad: instant switching between lists, contexts, or tags

★ Smart focus lists and custom lists

Things for iPad - $19.99

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Things is a beautifully focused and amazingly intuitive task manager. Other todo applications either oversimplify or are too difficult to use. Things instead offers the perfect balance between ease of use and powerful features. Effortlessly manage to-dos, notes, due dates, and projects. A smart today list and the scheduling feature allow you to work as effectively as possible - every day.

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I must mention that you haven't answered the OP question: he asked about iPad apps that do GTD well + sync with PC, while this answer seems like a copy-paste of the apps descriptions from the appstore. I would really appreciate some more constructive advice, preferably based on personal experience, about working with those apps in the GTD method. Thanks :) – j0ker5 Sep 26 '11 at 12:32

Remember the Milk, iPad version here. $0, $25 year if you wish to sync more than once a day.

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I use one called Weave, and I found it very helpful. You can manage projects, tasks, money and time spent. It is free and you can export your data to your PC.

Another one is Springpad. There you can manage tasks and projects and it's good too. You can also use it in the browser app and sync your taks.

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I'm using Beesy, and I'm very pleased with it. I use it, for instance, to make a to-do list from my tasks for the day. Good time Saver. P.

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Omnifocus (universal ipad and iphone) is the one that has proved useful/sustainable for me) being able to forward email (or use third oarty app to post with a return link) is invaluable. its the only one of about a half dozen that I've tried that has proven to be able to capture everything needed in a simple enough fashion to be sustainable in action.

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I've started using Simpleology.Com. They offer a free version for personal use, and you can pay for additional features like issuing and monitoring tasks for others; or simplified project management methodology.

One cool feature of Simpleology is that supplies a browser plug-in to filter out distractions by only allowing the URL list you specified in the preferences to be accessed, and others to be blocked.

A second is the Simpleology Dream Catcher - it's a browser button that allows you to put any of the random thoughts you have during the day which you believe need attention (sometime other than interrupting what you're doing) into a queue to be examined the next time you create your daily to do list. - naturally, like RTM or EverNote, you can simply email the information to your Simpleology dream catcher. but why open email and get tempted by subject line contents, when you can type a few words into the always ready dream catcher and stay on task.

The target audience for the paid version appears to be small to medium businesses where it is the default application for all company associates, and the boss / project lead can interface with everyone.

I'm in the process of evaluating it to Remember The Milk, which I've used and liked for several years. RTM is an excellent tool to support the GTD methodology (and so are a fist full of index cards - like my dad used before computers were born). :-)

Good Luck

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