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Is there a Changelog in which we can get updated on what has been changed in Todoist over the weeks?

It could be useful to track new features and etc.

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Jul 17, 2013 - 23:45 UTC

Hello Rafael,

Although we don't have a changelog for the web-app, when we update our mobile apps, we post what has been changed in the "what's new" section of the app and any big changes in Todoist across all platforms are announced on our social media channels.

You can follow us on:
- Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Todoist/165864136843769
- Google+ https://plus.google.com/106827182652048588353/
- Twitter https://twitter.com/todoist


Best regards,
David

ckempo  premium
Replied on Sep 09, 2013 - 14:59 UTC

I noticed today that the add task panel has changed - new layout for the date and new interface for labels/priorities.
Couple this with rapid 2.0.x updates of the Android app - all of which have identical text for their "Whats New" blurb - and I think a wiki page or similar with a very simple reference to what has gone live when would be useful.

This would be especially useful as the changes can be remote - for example the Thunderbird extension hasn't been upgraded, you've changed it via your server side components.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Sep 09, 2013 - 17:52 UTC

Hello,

We will consider creating a separate page with announcements of any changes in the future.


Best regards,
David

Dave Wittig  premium
Replied on Aug 19, 2014 - 23:24 UTC

just wanted to second the request for a change log, or somewhere to read what is new in each version. The desktop version is the one I use the most, so I'm less interested in what is contained in the iOS updates.

thanks,
Dave

BT
Ben Tambling  premium
Replied on Oct 10, 2014 - 06:48 UTC

Adding my support for this, it would be really great to see what's changed.

Seems to be pretty standard in lots of software and can result in lots of nice “Yes!” moments as we find something that we've been hoping for has been ticked off, or we are surprised by something unexpected.

Jarven  premium
Replied on Nov 21, 2014 - 07:33 UTC

In Settings menu sometimes text like "New updates" in green appear and I guess I know what that means but NO clue what's new cause nothing happen when you click on it ;)
Best practice when you click on "New updates" would be a change log or link to blog post.

JamesB  premium
Replied on Jan 26, 2015 - 09:33 UTC

+100

Greg  premium
Replied on Feb 13, 2015 - 17:01 UTC

Just got a new updates! notice in my settings menu, but I have no idea what has changed. It would be great to get some sort of popup notification on what's new or what was fixed

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Ty  premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2015 - 00:18 UTC

+1

Kerim Friedman  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 02:19 UTC

There is still no public changelog available?

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Kristopher  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 15:32 UTC

It would be really nice to instantly see what has changed so +1 for a popup notification.

TB
Travis Baraki  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 16:38 UTC

A changelog seems like a very basic, and necessary, addition. It doesn't have to be in the app. A page on your website would be more than sufficient.

As a user, I feel much more comfortable being able to read what is changing.

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Zane Heard  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 17:11 UTC

+1

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Matthew Cockrell  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 17:21 UTC

+1

Ilyes  premium
Replied on Mar 30, 2015 - 15:59 UTC

+1

Scott Lawrence  premium
Replied on Mar 30, 2015 - 20:41 UTC

+1, and I'm not even fussy on the mechanism. Web page, in-app pop-up, anything really.

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Pavel Trka  premium
Replied on Apr 05, 2015 - 10:17 UTC

+1

Kerim Friedman  premium
Replied on Apr 16, 2015 - 10:50 UTC

"any big changes in Todoist across all platforms are announced on our social media channels."

Except that there are a lot of small changes that are actually quite significant and these aren't even announced on social media. #fail

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Pavel Trka  premium
Replied on May 05, 2015 - 07:12 UTC

Every time I get the green "New version available" icon in todoist windows client I dont know what changes are implemented - I dont undestand why there is no changelog listing fixed bugs and new features, no matter how small. I dont want to be rude but Im paying customer so I want to be informed what Im getting.

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ComInf&Pro
Replied on May 15, 2015 - 10:35 UTC

+10

Judith  premium
Replied on May 18, 2015 - 19:32 UTC

+1

Nico Posnien  premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2015 - 06:41 UTC

+1

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Mathieu  premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2015 - 07:34 UTC

+1

CR Rand-Thompson  premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2015 - 18:36 UTC

Yet another vote in support of a changelog of some sort.

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Filip Popović  premium
Replied on Jul 20, 2015 - 10:58 UTC

+1

MB
Martin Bernstorff  premium
Replied on Aug 01, 2015 - 09:44 UTC

+1

MB
Martin Bernstorff  premium
Replied on Aug 01, 2015 - 09:44 UTC

+1

Michał Thoma  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:05 UTC

+1

toddz  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:24 UTC

+1 for Release Notes.
Especially for such a MAJOR update (to v400).

I, and apparently many of your users, always want to KNOW about any new features, improvements to existing features, and fixes to bugs. I can't think of any other app that does not provide this kind of basic information.

toddz  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:26 UTC

it doesn't have to be pretty or formal. Just please provide some basic information! The lack of transparency is frustrating.

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:32 UTC

Hi,

Here is the short changelog of the version 400:

- Much better error handling
- Big performance improvements, especially for bigger nested structures
- Ability to remove due date from the mini calendar
- Ability to change priority when multi-selecting multiple tasks
- A lot of smaller bug fixes and improvements

Other changes:
- The mobile page is removed. In the new version of our web-app we’ll optimize Todoist to run on smartphones. This means they’ll have all the features from the web-app. The mobile web-app was way outdated.

Regards,
Galina

Ilyes  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:43 UTC

Many thanks Galina :)

Ryan J. A. Murphy  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:48 UTC

Yes, thanks, Galina!

It looks like there were typeface changes, too? I like it!

MW
Marcel Wunderlich  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:51 UTC

(star) And it's finally possible to order the list of tags! ^_^

Why is the changelog not public? The blog would be a great platform for such things and way better than multiple answers in different threads (or no information at all).

Ben Whiting  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:53 UTC

I take it that smart task parsing (as on the iOS version) was not added in this update?

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 16:56 UTC

Hi Ben,

Not in this update yet.

Regards,
Galina

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Ben Tambling  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 18:19 UTC

This is great, thanks — Please make it a thing!

Scott Lawrence  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 18:49 UTC

You weren't kidding about the performance enhancement--wow, it's huge! I've never seen it fly so fast (using inside Outlook plugin). I'm impressed! Also as Marcel pointed out, the reordering of labels is definitely a nice touch. :)

Scott Lawrence  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 18:59 UTC

I spoke too soon, I'm having a syncing issue already, only I can't see it anymore as the progress bar no longer spins indefinitely. I've attached two images, one from Outlook where I marked one of the 3 items that was in this list (based on a label) complete, and it's gone from there, but still shows in the web interface (in red box). Also I don't see it in my completed tasks in Outlook, even though the plugin clearly thinks it's completed.

Scott Lawrence  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 19:00 UTC

Oops attachments

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 19:03 UTC

Hi Scott,

Sorry to hear that. Have you already updated to the 402 version?

Regards,
Galina

Michał Thoma  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 19:20 UTC

Nice update, thank you for the summary Galina!

Scott Lawrence  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 19:22 UTC

Hi Galina,

I hadn't at the time the issue happened. I see my Outlook is now on 4.0.2. I guess I'll have to continue monitoring very closely, like I have been the past few weeks. It's harder to spot issues in this version since the progress bar either doesn't show at all on many updates, or shows and goes away so quickly to have not been visible.

KL
Kevin Lipe  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 19:59 UTC

I'd like to +1 on this. Some sort of release notes or changelog would have prevented a lot of the headache of this font change feeling like a bug.

(I still think it's a bug and that Open Sans was a better choice, but that's a separate thing.)

Would love to see more transparency about what's being changed as Todoist continues to evolve.

Vinicius Caldas  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 20:26 UTC

+1

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Xnyl  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2015 - 21:40 UTC

The most recent update is absolutely brilliant, with such new features as bulk setting of priorities. Please keep it up!
It would be so great to see a change log with such feature releases. I would try and use them if I would know!
Major bug fixes included, so things are usable again.

It would also have a nice marketing effect: things are getting done, new features rolled out, bugs get fixed, wow! That's cool - and easy to achieve with a simple list! :)

Kerim Friedman  premium
Replied on Aug 11, 2015 - 03:47 UTC

Thanks Galina for publishing a list of changes. Maybe there could be a dedicated announcement thread for this purpose?

Alexey  premium
Replied on Aug 11, 2015 - 16:12 UTC

+1000
I guess it's very easy to post changes release by release...

Michał Thoma  premium
Replied on Aug 11, 2015 - 16:17 UTC

Of course, I bet they’re doing it already. Just internally, with "fragile" knowledge. But still, it shouldn't be a big overhead to do a small public recaps for ppl using this software.

Klimin Andrew
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 13:29 UTC

+1