Suru : To Do List & Notes 4+

Manage tasks, projects & teams

Esoteric Development

    • 4.6 • 124 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases


Suru lets you organize and outline your new projects, today’s to do list, your next vacation, your team’s latest brainstorm, and everything in between. Endlessly flexible, you can structure and organize in the way that makes sense to you. Never forget an upcoming task, illustrate core concepts to your colleagues and collaborate on shared projects with your team. From work or from home, Suru gives you the tools to see and organize your goals in an intuitive, colorful, and effortless way.

With Suru you can :
- Create and edit organized task lists broken down into sub-tasks
- Outline your next paper or presentation with precise detail and photos
- Take organized notes in class or at the office
- Brainstorm new ideas and projects from anywhere, never forget your next big idea!
- Snap and group important or inspiring photos relevant to your projects and ideas
- Organize and structure your research
- Share your lists and outlines with friends and co-workers
- Mark items as complete to track your progress/productivity
- Break ideas down into smaller pieces and add detailed text and photos.
- Re-Organize, Re-Color, and Delete items or sub-items
- Export your work as a beautifully formatted PDF outline.
- Unique and beautiful color palettes
- Simple, intuitive interface allows you to capture you ideas quickly and easily

With Suru Pro you can :
- Sync your lists and outlines to the cloud and access them on any iOS or Mac device.
- Securely backup your personal projects, lists, and outlines
- Export your projects and outlines in multiple formats
- Create unlimited projects and unlock beautiful color themes

Go farther with Suru Teams :
- Build a team. Invite colleagues, friends, or family and keep everyone on the same page
- Share and edit projects with you team in real time
- Control who on your team can view/edit projects.
- Give your team unlimited access to team exports options, color themes, projects

Suru lets you work in whatever way best suits you. You can be as general or specific as you like using whatever colors you love!


Subscription prices may vary by location. Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Your subscription will automatically renew unless canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel the subscription once activated. Manage your subscriptions in Suru Pro Settings after purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial peri​od, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription.


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What’s New

Version 2.8

Team projects can now have a chat room for every project. Talk with your people. It always helps.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
124 Ratings

124 Ratings

Hang 2 ,

Upon further review...

I gave a pretty harsh review about this after a failed iCloud sync apparently caused me to lose a bunch of data. I also forgot to cancel my trial subscription so I decided to give it a second shot and I’m glad I did.

I take back what I said since I haven’t been able to replicate the issue since deciding to give it another go. Perhaps it was user error? Who knows

This app has everything I’ve been looking for and it makes it easy to find things especially with the color coding. I can’t wait to see where the developers take this! Perhaps a search function?

Developer Response ,

So sorry to hear of your issues with Suru. While this is not an issue that any of our users have encountered it is important to us that everyone have a great experience with Suru. We would really appreciate knowing more about this issue so that we can correct it. Please feel free to reach out to to speak with a member of our team directly.

Once again, very sorry to hear about this and we will look into and correct this problem right away.

Catharsis4 ,

I liked it before the limitations and pressure to pay

I’ve used this app for years, including subscribing to the premium features at times. However, with this last update, you are limited to a very small number of lists unless you pay for premium features. The app is visually appealing and I’m a visual person. It’s also simple to understand and use. But it doesn’t offer much else and doesn’t justify the cost, IMO. And it will not be usual when for most users unless they pay, at this point. (I think there is a limit of four or so lists.) I would be more willing to pay a one-time fee than a monthly or yearly fee. I also read the developers response to a recent complaint and found it very unfriendly and unprofessional. It was sarcastic and while the developer(s) have surely put work into the development of the app, not having understanding or compassion for why a user may be understandably upset at recent changes and responding so unprofessionally (and again, this was just a response I read,) makes me less inclined to support the app as I don’t feel valued as a customer. There are a lot of todo list apps, many with tons more free features and there is nothing so special about this one. I would be happy to update this review if the app changes for the better (ideally with advance notice given to users). Until then; I’ve deleted it.

Chill0614 ,

I want to give this five stars, however...

This app is gorgeous and seamlessly brilliant in it’s design. It quickly became my go-to for organizing thoughts! For those with attention-deficit disorders (who might also have a ton of different projects rotating all at once) this app is the bees freaking knees.

I love the simplicity of it, but I want to see this app evolve into a one-stop productivity machine! It’s just missing a couple of things that would otherwise make it PERFECT. It would be nice if it had a widget to easily view and cross off tasks. Also, a built in calendar or compatibility with iCal, would be most useful. Especially because this app works on MacBook as well; having everything in one place, without having to revert to other apps, would be ideal.

Other than that, it’s a great app! If new features are never added, I’ll still use it. However, I’m sure I’m not the only one longing for these additions. 😉


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