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Can I import taks from omnifocus?

I'd like to switch from Omnifocus to Todoist. I have loads of tasks on Omnifocus and it will take me too much time to transfer them all. Is there a way to import them? Either trough copy pasting a list, a trick or a true import?

Friendly Greetings,

erik

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David Trey staff
Replied on Mar 10, 2013 - 12:26

Hello Erik,

With Todoist Premium, you can use the import/export feature which allows you to create task templates and upload them (via TXT file) to a Todoist project. You can see how it works in this video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rl_CLGY_3o

The TXT file has a special format which Todoist uses to store all properties of a task, but you can also use this feature with a simple file containing tasks listed without any properties and separated by new lines so, for example a TXT file containing

Task 1
Task 2
Task 3

Would create 3 separate tasks upon importing it to Todoist.


Best regards,
David

Justin Maxwell premium
Replied on Sep 18, 2013 - 00:27

Could you rethink this answer a bit and see if you could help users migrate from OF to Todoist more easily?

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Sep 18, 2013 - 02:06

Hi Justin,

There are many people wanting an import solution from many services, and we hope we can create these in the future, but we are not working on this at the moment, as we have some major updates coming.

Thanks,
Brendon.

Justin Maxwell premium
Replied on Sep 18, 2013 - 05:10

Thanks!

ML
Mary Lee
Replied on Nov 19, 2013 - 05:30

I personally would pay for the pro of todoist could import omnifocus which is only available on mac and its become an issue for so many people that have pc's at work or have switched to pcs. We are stuck with files in omnifocus we can't get onto our main computers.

AR
Andrew Ross premium
Replied on Nov 19, 2013 - 12:08

I went though my man task on Omnifocus as I migrated to Todoist over a few months. Glad that I did it manually to tell you the truth as I had so many tasks that I could delete when searching. Still agree that an import would be good though.