Common Tools & Software

There will be many different tools that support the implementation of the GTD® methodology (i.e. no one tool will handle everything you need).  Here are some of the most common ones we come across in our work with clients.  We have evaluated these to know their features, benefits, and applicability to the GTD  approach. We encourage you to experiment to find what works best for you.

Please contact the software developers listed below for sales and technical support for these programs.

List Managers

Digital List Managers

Evernote®

IBM Lotus Notes®

Microsoft OneNote®

Microsoft Outlook®

Microsoft To Do

Nirvana®

OmniFocus®

Paper Organizers

Things®

Todoist®

Trello®

We offer GTD Setup Guides on the software programs listed above. Visit our online store for details.

Capture Tools

Braintoss

Evernote

Brainstorming Tools

TheBrain®

MindManager®  

 

If you do not see a software option for your platform, please visit our community forums and the Slice of GTD Life recordings and articles on GTD Connect for additional suggestions. And, we are always exploring more tools to enhance our own systems and are happy to share what we find with the GTD community. Please stay tuned!

 

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4 Comments

    1. Thanks for your suggestion. Does Todoist support GTD fully and using GTD terms (or can it be configured to do so)?

      1. Todoist can be configured to support GTD. That configuration is what our setup guide details. This description page includes links to sample PDFs in letter and A4 sizes.

  1. Wunderlist has been shut down, and Microsoft To Do is now the new tool. It’s quite similar, and would consider it a fair GTD replacement.

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