Itemizing duties and to-dos is a really private course of. Some customers like apps with intricate options to allow them to handle their duties higher, however one other set of customers get irritated precisely by characteristic overload. That’s why software program developer Adam Whitcroft constructed a useless easy to-do app known as Twodos that doesn’t remind you of your pending duties.

Whitcroft, who has labored at a16z-backed Rewind and Shopify, needed to have a non-noisy app for his duties.

“I are inclined to default to make use of Apple’s native apps more often than not (Notes, Mail, Calendar, and so on.) — however by no means fell in love with Reminders. I can add gadgets to a flat listing, or go into this near-overwhelming workflow of including dates, instances, tags, places, subtasks… it’s an excessive amount of. The opposite choices within the App Retailer additionally skew in direction of piling on options versus having an opinion,” Whitcroft advised For Millionaires.

Twodos home page


Twodos doesn’t have so much occurring when it comes to options, and that’s most likely an interesting issue for some customers. There is just one display with two elements for duties: Sooner or Later. You’ll be able to add duties, mark them as finished utilizing a swipe gesture and examine the archive to clear all duties. There’s an arrow button subsequent to every activity to maneuver it to the opposite folder.

Whereas there aren’t any reminders, you may take a look at the time handed between including the duty and marking that as finished within the archive part. You may as well sync these duties to iCloud, however Whitcroft mentioned he’s not eager about a Mac shopper anytime quickly.

Twodos archive page

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Twodos additionally integrates nicely with iOS with help for dwelling display and lock display widgets, gentle and darkish themes, and customizable accent colours.

Twodos widgets

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Whitcroft constructed the app for himself; his considering was that this technique can be nice for any non-time-bound activity. The developer shouldn’t be trying so as to add an extended listing of options other than small enhancements to the app.

App builders are approaching activity administration in several methods. Earlier this month, Christian Reber, who bought his app Wunderlist to Microsoft in 2015, launched a brand new app known as Superlist. The brand new app focuses on splitting private and work duties and having a shared area with household or co-workers for them. In an interview with For Millionaires, Reber mentioned that he believes Superlist could possibly be a decacorn.

Final decade’s easy to-do hit, Clear, launched a brand new model known as Clear 2 final month. Clear’s developer Phill Ryu mentioned that the app nonetheless follows easy gestures for navigation and activity administration with out overloading the app with options.