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iGTD: Strong OS X app with powerful Quicksilver integration

iGTD & Quicksilver

As I mentioned on MacBreak Weekly the other day, I'm very impressed with what I've seen so far in iGTD, a new "Getting Things Done" application for OS X.

It feels like a solid, powerful, and practical tool for managing action, and I'm pleased to say it's steered clear of a lot of the GTD-ish visual theatricality that, in my opinion, has made some of the apps out there more pretty and fun to use than they are useful in the context of a mature, streamlined system.

I mention iGTD here because, in playing with it yesterday, I turned up this excellent page about iGTD's Quicksilver integration.

Pretty mind-blowing (albeit geeky) stuff, since the detailed syntax allows you to enter tasks via QS from anyplace, while still identifying project name, context, priority, date due -- and even allowing you to add a note.

(BTW, that image will make more sense after you read the whole page)

I encourage you to have a look at iGTD if you get a chance and take it for a spin. It's evolving very quickly, with new updates available seemingly every time I open the app.

Like any GTD tool, it won't be perfect for everyone, but in my own testing over a couple days, I've found it to be one of the clear leaders in what's quickly becoming a very crowded field.

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If you like iGTD, you...

If you like iGTD, you might want to check out Actiontastic, I tested both apps a few weeks ago (shameless but relevant plug to my blog article about it: http://minimaldesign.net/blog/GTD/actiontastic-vs-igtd ) and decided to go with Actiontastic. I was using kGTD before that and I believe they're the two apps that stick the closest to the GTD system.

iGTD seems to evolve faster than Actiontastic in terms of feature, and I might have to try it out again sometime, but I think Actiontastic's interpretation of GTD is spotless and that's its big strength... btw, I'm not affiliated with Actiontastic in any way, shape, or form... Just an enthusiastic user :)




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