Things 3 4+

Organize your life

Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG

    • 4.7 • 381 Ratings
    • £44.99

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Description

Get things done! The award-winning Things app helps you plan your day, manage your projects, and make real progress toward your goals.

Best of all, it’s easy to use. Within the hour, you’ll have everything off your mind and neatly organized—from routine tasks to your biggest life goals—and you can start focusing on what matters today.

“Things offers the best combination of design and functionality of any app we tested, with nearly all the features of other power user applications and a delightful interface that never gets in the way of your work.”
—Wirecutter, The New York Times


KEY FEATURES

• Your To-Dos
Your basic building block is the almighty To-Do—each a small step toward a great accomplishment. You can add notes, tag it, schedule it, and break it down into smaller steps.

• Your Projects
Create a Project for any big goal, then add the to-dos to reach it. Use headings to structure your list as you outline your plan. There’s also a place to jot down your notes, and a deadline to keep you on schedule.

• Your Areas
Create an Area for each sphere of your life, such as Work, Family, Finance, and so on. This keeps everything neatly organized, and helps you see the big picture as you set your plans in motion.

• Your Plan
Everything on your schedule is neatly laid out in the Today and Upcoming lists, which show your to-dos and calendar events. Each morning, see what you planned for Today and decide what you want to do. The rest is down to you :)


MORE THINGS TO LOVE

As you dive deeper, you’ll find Things packed with helpful features. Here are just a few:

• Reminders — set a time and Things will remind you.
• Repeaters — automatically repeat to-dos on a schedule you set.
• This Evening — a special place for your evening plans.
• Calendar integration — see your events and to-dos together.
• Tags — categorize your to-dos and quickly filter lists.
• Quick Entry — create to-dos from anywhere, as soon as the thought hits you.
• Quick Find — instantly locate to-dos, headings, or tags.
• Type Travel — jump from list to list with your keyboard; just start typing!
• Widgets — see your lists in Notification Center.
• Mail to Things — forward an email to Things; now it’s a to-do.
• Markdown — structure & style your notes.
• And much more!


MADE FOR MAC

Things is tailored to the Mac with deep system integrations as well. A great example is Quick Entry with Autofill: a shortcut that grabs content from other apps and adds it to Things for you, such as a link to a website or an email you want to get back to.

You can also enjoy a beautiful dark mode at sunset, connect your calendars, enable widgets, use your Mac’s Touch Bar, import from Reminders—Things can do it all! There’s even Shortcuts integration if you want to automate your workflows.


STAY PRODUCTIVE ON THE GO

Things has full-featured apps for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch as well (sold separately). All your devices sync seamlessly via our free Things Cloud service. It’s great to have everything at your fingertips when you need it!


AWARD-WINNING DESIGN

Made in Stuttgart, with two Apple Design Awards to its name, Things is a fine example of German engineering: designed not only to look fantastic, but to be perfectly functional as well. Every detail is thoughtfully considered, then polished to perfection.

“It’s like the unicorn of productivity tools: deep enough for serious work, surprisingly easy to use, and gorgeous enough to enjoy staring at.”
—Apple


GET THINGS TODAY

Whatever it is you want to accomplish in life, Things can help you get there. Install the app today and see what you can do!

Visit our website now and get a free 15-day trial for your Mac: thingsapp.com

If you have any questions, please get in touch. We provide professional support and will be glad to help you!

What’s New

Version 3.15.21

• Fixed a bug where holding down the Option key when clicking a checkbox failed to cancel a to-do.
• Fixed a bug where completing one to-do while editing another would unexpectedly complete the to-do being edited.
• Fixed a bug where commands to edit/remove links would appear in contextual menus of links detected inside a to-do’s checklist.
• Fixed a bug where a window’s contents wouldn’t be restored if the app was relaunched while the Preferences window was open.
• Fixed a bug where swiping with two fingers to collapse the sidebar could trigger the window’s main contents to scroll horizontally.
• Fixed a crash that occured when changing the Next Actions Steps via Anytime’s View menu.


THINGS 3.15

This is our big update for macOS 12 Monterey with two headline features: integration with Apple’s new Shortcuts app for Mac and wide-reaching performance improvements in Things. We’ve also improved support for international keyboards, added time-sensitive notifications, and more.


APPLE SHORTCUTS

Things for Mac now has full integration with Apple’s Shortcuts app. Use it to make templates for things you do regularly, create to-dos with pre-filled content, quickly view your lists, and more. Check out our support pages for some tips to get started: thingsapp.com

Any shortcuts you’ve already created on iPhone or iPad will simply work on macOS 12 Monterey once you upgrade.


MAJOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS

Over the past months we’ve put a ton of work into improving performance. This involved a massive unification of Mac & iOS code and a redefinition of how lists operate under the hood. The resulting speed boost will be most noticeable for those with very large databases and many projects, but the app will be generally snappier for everyone.

There were also a few situations where Things would behave differently on Mac & iOS. As an added benefit, our work on code unification eliminates such quirks, providing a more consistent experience across devices.


INTERNATIONAL KEYBOARD SUPPORT

With the release of macOS 12 Monterey and iPadOS 15, keyboard shortcuts can adapt to your specific keyboard layout. Apple’s own apps have adopted this behavior on Mac and iPad, and we’ve now built it into Things.

If you have a US keyboard, your shortcuts won’t change. On non-US layouts, shortcuts involving letters will mostly stay the same. Shortcuts involving special characters will now be easier to type, and some that were previously impossible to use can now be typed for the first time!

To see the new shortcuts for your keyboard layout:
• On Mac, simply browse the app’s menu or go to Help > Keyboard Shortcuts.
• On iPad, hold down the Cmd key.


AND MORE

• Widget customization: You can now choose which list the “+” button saves to.
• Time-Sensitive notifications: Things’ notifications always get through, even in a Focus mode, so you never miss anything important.
• Quick Note integration: After viewing one of your lists in Things you can switch to Apple Notes and click the “Add Link” button there.
• Import from Reminders: The new Tags are now imported (if a tag doesn’t exist in Things, it will be created).
• System Services: To-dos and list contents are now passed to the Services menu as text.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
381 Ratings

381 Ratings

Richardrogers ,

Good but not that customisable

This app gives you plenty of options to organise your tasks. It is great that you can set up projects within 'areas' and also have sub headings within projects (as well as checklists within tasks!). It doesn't try to assign priorities like some apps but you can assign 'tags' to tasks that can be anything you want, so you can set up your own priority system which is great. The visual look of the app is not very customisable (just light or dark) and I have found the options to display your lists of tasks limited and not customisable. I would have liked an option in the side bar to select 'all tasks' indicating whether they are 'sheduled with date' or 'anytime'. They also have the option for assigning 'anytime' or 'someday' - I find this less useful than being able to list all tasks. If you select 'any time' the tasks are grouped within projects and it only shows the first 3 tasks. You have to click 'show more' to see the others. I therefore find that there is too much clicking in and out of parts of lists without being able to quickly see the overview. Overall though this app is powerful without being complex - would highly recommend it

JTG~G ,

Mind bogglingly powerful

I am in awe of this application. Paired with Things on all my iOS devices (yeah, I'm one of those folk!), Things has really revolutionised my habits. Once upon a time I continuously put off completing tasks, and was crazy forgetful about everything. Now, I simply rely upon Things to remember for me, and to prod me into doing stuff on time.

It took a while to actually form the habit of listing my to-dos in the app, but once I started, it became almost automatic. Things has also become so beautiful over the years, especially the Dark Mode on OS X. The design and intuition that’s gone into it is stunning. I love it, and recommend it to everyone. One thing I would really like to draw attention to is the sync speed between devices – it is SO fast. I honestly don’t know how they manage it.

It's only now that I'm writing a review (something I never do!), but as a result I can vouch that Things is one of the best apps I've used over a multi-year period. To think that the team are still adding small quality of life features every now and then! I think it’s perfect already, but you can be sure they’ll think of something.

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much for this awesome review! We're thrilled to hear how much Things is helping you to keep on track, and has helped you to form good habits as well. Cheers!

Andy, Clipper ,

Nearly Perfect for GTD

I’ve tried various apps to try to integrate my GTD (google it and read the latest - 2015 - version of David Allen’s book if you haven’t already) into my digital world. Things is for me the best - I’ve tried a lot of the others including Omnifocus, Nozbe, ToDoIst, IoS reminders. Things 3 fixes a couple of…er…things that weren’t quite there before in Things 2. Not quite perfect alignment with GTD but very close and anyway GTD can mean different things to different people. Even if you are not into GTD, Things 3 is easily the best app of this type out there. It’s well laid out, elegant and easy to use. Spend the time on keyboard shortcuts and go through the tutorials a few times so that you really know it. Definitely set it up on all your devices and sync so that you can capture stuff and review anywhere, and definitely use Siri with Things..it works a treat! I do not use Siri for anything else but somehow it’s just right with Things. I recommend Things 3 very highly!

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The developer, Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • User Content

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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