9 Awesome To-Do List Apps for 2014

As a former event planner, I know the importance of to-do apps. I’ve given a close look to the most promising options out there and compiled my favorites in this article. Whether you are a solo entrepreneur, “household manager,” corporate employee, or freelancer, these are some of the best to-do list apps out there to help you organize the New Year!

1. Todoist (Free or $29/year)

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Winning features: Todoist’s layout is similar to your email inbox. Categorize your tasks, set due dates, and share your tasks with others if you need to.

Works on: Every device or platform you can think of!

2. Any.Do (Free)

Winning features: Any.Do has a clean interface and adding new tasks is easy. You can also add reminders and sync your to-do list with the browser extension.

Works on: iOS, Android, Google Chrome

3. Carrot ($1.99)

Winning features: Carrot turns everything into a game, and it helps those who have trouble sticking to deadlines to get things done!

Works on: iPhone, iPad

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4. Wunderlist (Free or $4.99)

Winning features: Wunderlist is probably the prettiest to-do list app out there. The range of functionalities is amazing: add sub-tasks, assign to-do’s to collaborators, add notes, and set repeated events.

Works on: iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Kindle, Web

5. Calvetica ($2.99)

Winning features: Even though it is a calendar app, Calvetica provides a great overview of your tasks if you have the habit of scheduling them for specific times.

Works on: iPhone, iPad

6. Pocket Lists ($4.99)

Winning features: There is no other to-do list app that includes the same wealth of great features: location reminders, list syncing, transforming photos and much more.

Works on: iPhone, iPad

7. Todo 7 ($4.99 or $14.99)

Winning features: The interface of Todo 7 is well structured and easy to work with. You’ll be stunned when you see its feature list!

Works on: iPhone, iPad, Mac

8. 2Do ($9.99 or $39.99)

Winning features: 2Do is like having all your to-do’s from all your projects in one place. Add tags to sort your tasks better.

Works on: iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android

9. Task ($0.99)

Winning features: Task looks simple yet it is very sophisticated. All of your tasks appear on one screen, and you can add reminders and dates/times to those tasks that require them. This to-do app is my personal favorite.

Works on: iPhone, iPad

Melanie Haselmayr is a former event planner and current CEO of Mevvy, The Next Generation Tool & App Store.