Today I received a letter from Remember The Milk that I had won a free year of Pro. That’s great, yet I feel a bit sad because somehow everyone talks about every other todo app and not RTM.
I’ve been using RTM for several years. First, with free account, later with Pro. And it’s a second time I won a Pro :) RTM is great. For me, four killer features are:
- Start dates and due dates
- Very customizable repeat options
- Really smart add syntax (you can input everything as one-liner and all task fields will be populated)
- Smart lists (basically, it’s saved searches with operators like
tag:and logic control with
You can implement any imaginable task management system with it. I use a setup based on M. Dorofeev’s approach. Of course, specialized apps are probably a bit easier if you strictly follow rules of one “true” system, but with RTM you can do the heck you want any time you want. There is a bizarre development fashion to “box” users with constraints, to give no options. And for me RTM is a breeze of sane air of freedom.