A powerful web-based task manager to help you manage your personal and professional projects effectively. You have numerous tasks, projects with sub-tasks, related notes and files, billable tasks, and ideas that you want to publish to your blog. You need to access on various computers, PDA’s, or web-enabled phones from anywhere. Tasks™ is your solution.
TaggingUse tags for ad-hoc organization, your favorite Getting Things Done (GTD) labels or to pull together a group of tasks across hierarchies. Never worry about typos with built-in tag auto-complete. There are even iCalendars and RSS feeds for your tags.
It’s Like Deja Vu All Over AgainRecurring tasks and task templating features save you time by eliminating manual duplication. Task templates increase the accuracy and speed of repeated tasks and projects by providing predefined tasks and sub-tasks at the click of a button.
You Can Run But You Can’t HideYou may be on a sales call, in the grocery store, or at a friend’s house, but if you have internet access from a computer, PDA or web phone, you can reach Tasks™. Tasks™ can also reach out to you through the optional daily email reminders. Now it’s impossible to forget what needs to be done!
Organize and PrioritizeWith hierarchical organization, there is no need to create and manage categories; tasks grow organically. Create high-level tasks and fill out detailed sub-tasks as needed. Use visual prioritization and magic sorting to identify urgent tasks.
Show Your True ColorsTasks™ arrives complete with personalized color themes that are applied with the click of a button. Is today tiger stripes, pink bubbles, or the Tasks™ standard theme for the professional environment? Go ahead, change the theme to fit your mood.
Rich, powerful interfaceTasks™ is built from the user’s perspective with a responsive and innovative user interface that makes it a real joy to use. This is software designed to stay out of your way and help you get things done.
Be TimelyYou can set a due date for each task, then view all upcoming tasks and receive daily e-mail reminders so you don’t forget any deadlines.
Create tasks from e-mailsTell Tasks™ to check a mailbox and Tasks™ will create tasks from any e-mails sent to that mailbox. You can even set the task owner, priority, date due, etc.
More Control Over E-mail RemindersMany people have asked for the option not to receive e-mail reminders if they don’t have any upcoming tasks - this option is in 2.5.
File UploadsAttach files to tasks and notes.
Auto-expand on Home PageView your home page with the tasks already expanded up to 4 levels deep.
Auto-check for updatesTasks™ now has an option to check for updated releases every 7 days. You can choose to have it check for full releases and for pre-release versions as well.
Unofficial Support for PostgreSQL and MS SQL ServerTasks™ 2.6 adds unofficial support for both the PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server databases.
Hierarchical organization of tasksThe heart of Tasks™ is the hierarchical task structure. Tasks and notes are organized and categorized through these relationships. Put your high-level projects at the top and fill out the details as you go.
Recurring TasksSet up recurring tasks for those daily, weekly, monthly, annual, bi-annual, etc. tasks you need to take care of.
FavoritesMark a task as a Favorite to always have quick access to it from the Favorites list. It’s a great way to quickly get to a task that might otherwise be buried several levels deep in the hierarchy.
Optional Security for iCalendars and RSS FeedsYou asked to be able to share your RSS Feeds and iCalendars without requiring a login, now you can.
RSS FeedsMonitor status on specific tasks and let others do the same.
Edit Multiple TasksSelect multiple tasks in the list views and apply changes to all of them at once.
In-depth DocumentationTasks™ includes in-depth documentation covering all aspects and features of the software.
Friendly Install ScriptA great installer including an ‘upgrade from Tasks Jr. (or Tasks 1.x)’ option.
PrioritizeSet priorities on your tasks so you can easily see what you need to do next. You can even sort tasks by priority across projects by using the Sortable screen.
Task TemplatesHave a repetative task? Create a template for it! The template can be an entire task hierarchy and you can even create templates from existing tasks.
Remember Expanded TasksNow Tasks™ remembers exactly how you like your view set up and keeps it that way for you.
NotesStore ideas and related information anywhere in the tree.
iCalendarsSubscribe to and share iCalendars for all of your tasks or just for specific projects.
ThemesChoose from supplied theme options or make your own to personalize your Tasks™ experience.
Full localization supportTasks™ is fully localized. As they become available, new language packs will be available for download from the Support page.
Auto-check for updated documentationWhen you view the included documentation, each page will check to see if there is an updated version of the page available online; and will let you know if there is.
Tasks™ is web-based software that must be installed into a web server environment. However, this doesn’t mean that Tasks™ can only be installed onto a web server. Most modern computers are very capable of running a web server and a database. Tasks™ can be installed onto any computer that has:
- A web server (usually Apache or IIS) compatible with PHP.
- The PHP engine (version 4.1 or later, including PHP 5) installed and configured with the web server.
- Access to a MySQL database (4.x or later, normally installed locally).
All of these are available for Windows, Mac OS X and Unix/Linux systems – most even have friendly installers.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.x (Windows)
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.x (Windows)
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 (Windows)
- Firefox (Windows, Mac OS X, Unix/Linux)
- Mozilla 1.2+ (Windows, Mac OS X, Unix/Linux)
- Netscape 7.x (Windows, Mac OS X, Unix/Linux)
- Camino (Mac OS X)
- Safari (Mac OS X)
- Opera (Windows, Mac OS X, Unix/Linux)*