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Are you guys watching TRELLO?


I just came across Trello and totally love it's usability.
I hope you guys are watching this space and looking at incorporating some of the layout features into TD.
The boards, cards, and ease of dragging is phenomenal.
The main point of difference with TD is that TD only has one layer (which I like). ie. the heading of the note is the note. I would move to Trello for its layout features, but I don't like that it has two layers - the title of each card and then the comments section - too much mucking around to change the heading.

Please consider this

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Replied on Jul 26, 2012 - 08:07 UTC

+1 for kanban style boards in Todoist. Switched to Trello from Todoist from this, but I would switch back immediately if Kanban-like boards were supported.

Amanda Robinson
Replied on Nov 10, 2012 - 11:40 UTC


Kai Hilton-Jones  premium
Replied on Dec 31, 2012 - 00:04 UTC


Alex  premium
Replied on Jan 18, 2013 - 03:10 UTC


Antoine  premium
Replied on Oct 12, 2013 - 09:21 UTC


Brady Rosino
Replied on Oct 14, 2013 - 00:15 UTC


Are you implying that you want the TD notes view to further reflect what you see on the back of a card in Trello? I do like the extra versatility that Trello offers in this respect.

I do not care to see any sort of Trello board system ever brought to TD. It is a completely different type of workflow for Trello vs Todoist. While I think Trello has an amazing thing going, it is not for me.

Arp Laszlo
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 14:45 UTC

I just started using Trello and I much prefer it's usability. It's also much better for lists of subtasks. Right now I'm split between using TD for date-senstive tasks but Trello for larger project management. I guess they are two different beasts but if Trello beefed up their due dates and added a daily email, I could see dropping TD.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 14:57 UTC

Hello Arp,

We're sorry to hear that. Please note that Todoist allows you to create very complex project and task trees - 3 indent levels of sub-projects and 4 indent levels of sub-tasks should cover even the most complex project.

Please tell me - how many levels of sub-tasks and sub-projects would you prefer to use?

Best regards,

Arp Laszlo
Replied on Jan 08, 2014 - 15:03 UTC

Trello's visuals just work for me better. It doesn't offer the depth of task management (priorities, flexible recurring dates, etc) but it just seems to work better for my mind, especially for tasks that do not require due dates or reminders. I have a zillion todos in TD spread across multiple projects and most seem to be forgotten - the Kanban style just seems suit my thought process better.

And I really don't want to have too many levels of subtasks - that's getting so far into the details as to become a job in and of itself. Trello's cards with checklists is plenty (the completion meter is a nice touch too).

Sachin Ganpat  premium
Replied on Mar 31, 2014 - 01:27 UTC

Trello and ToDoist are two different apps that do two different things. ToDoist is for personal task management, while Trello is for project management. Given there are limitations to both you can't have one be like the other. I too use Trello to manage ideas and simple projects. I use ToDoist to actually get my tasks done.

Steve Clarke  premium
Replied on May 17, 2014 - 18:54 UTC

I've added Trello / Todoist integration to the wishlist if anyone is interested in +1'ing it.


Narin Narula  premium
Replied on Oct 19, 2014 - 02:20 UTC

I agree with Sachin. I've just looked at Trello and will try it out soon but it looks more useful as a visual aid to let you know where you are in certain stages of your projects and more importantly as a tool you can use to just basically organise team members around the same WYSIWYG format, which I think will save loads of time in just explaining what needs to be done or in the hundreds of emails we exchange with each other just to get to the simple point of what needs to be done next.

Kelly Pratt  premium
Replied on Feb 22, 2015 - 15:16 UTC

Agree with Sachin Steve and Narin. Love Trello for project mgmt. won't give up TD for task mgmt but would really love a flow between the two.


Vitaly Cherny
Replied on Mar 20, 2015 - 08:19 UTC

+1 Very severely lacking synchronization with a checklist Trello in my working directory

Michael Jasper  premium
Replied on Mar 23, 2015 - 12:51 UTC

+1 Selective Trello / TD integration would be wonderful. Trello Card
equals task in TD. Trello checklist equals subtasks in TD. But I wouldn't
want everything to always sync - that would be a mess. Probably more
important to go from Trello to TD than the other way around BUT would want
to have Trello card archived when corresponding Task is completed in TD.

Margaret Martín  premium
Replied on Jul 07, 2015 - 15:57 UTC

I use both TRELLO and todoist. TRELLO is easier to onboard other folks temporarily who don't need to learn a whole system. TRELLO is also easier for large complex problems that have a lot of dependencies. It's simpler than a gantt chart. What I do is put a general recurring item on todoist for checking off like "work on project x" and then do the more intricate checklist on TRELLO. Gives me the right balance of sense of accomplishment and accuracy as tracking the project.

Robert Kemp  premium
Replied on Sep 05, 2015 - 23:43 UTC

I recently subscribed to Todoist as a business user.

Trello is an excellent visual tool and the ability to integrate with Todoist would add a great deal of value to me.

Another route would be for Todoist to develop a visual tool that would show work flow and project/task completion

Kerstyn Comley  premium
Replied on Sep 07, 2015 - 13:32 UTC

+1 again and again