TaskPaper is a plain-text to-do list that’s surprisingly adept. Thoroughly modernized. TaskPaper 3 is all new, while still retaining the same plain-text design that’s been getting things done since 2006.
Text editor with outlining power. TaskPaper feels like a plain text editor, but it is backed by a powerful outliner.
Keyboard friendly. Type your lists into TaskPaper and each line is formatted into a project, task, or note.
TaskPaper files are future proof. Edit them in any text editor or use one of the many compatible apps created by other developers.
Fold, focus, and filter to cut big lists down to size. Use saved searches to quickly filter the items in your lists.
TaskPaper doesn’t force a particular system on you; it provides basic list elements to use as you see fit. Go beyond with scripts and themes.
Thoroughly modernized is all new, while retaining the original plain text foundation that’s worked since 2006.
Plain text files; edit anywhere
Type and your lists are auto formatted
Organize projects:, – tasks, notes, and @tags
Filter your lists by @tag, type, or content
Fold, focus, and filter to make big lists small
Fast keyboard navigation & commands
Drag and drop to organize your lists
Manage dates and times in plain text
Import/Export with Reminders.app (Siri)
Active support community ready to help
LESS/CSS powered stylesheets for theming
Support for macOS Mojave
Option to “Import Reminder Copies”
Dark mode support to stylesheets
Sorting of Window > Stylesheet list
Text blurriness that could occur when focus-in and focus-out
Bug where option-click on item handle would focus wrong item
Compatibility: OS X 10.11 or later 64-bit