Today
Today
2.5.2

3.8

Today free download for Mac

Today for Mac2.5.2

25 October 2011

Task manager shares iCal data engine.

What is Today for Mac

Today is an easy-to-use event and task management application for Mac OS X Leopard. Built on top of the same data engine as Apple's iCal and Mail programs, Today gives you a snapshot view of what events and tasks are on today's agenda in a compact window.

What's new in Today

Version 2.5.2:

Note: The trial version of Today is at 2.5.2. The release notes below refer to version 2.9, which is available from the App Store through the 'Buy' link at the top of the listing.

  • Added support for automatic and sudden termination.
  • Adopted Apple's new sandboxing technology.
  • Today now requires OS X 10.7 Lion.
  • Removed "Add Today To Login Items" preference to comply with sandboxing requirements.
  • Memory footprint should be much smaller.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and optimizations.

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anonymous-heron-1581
anonymous-heron-1581
Feb 13 2012
2.9
2.5
Feb 13 2012
2.5
Version: 2.9
I wish I could give Today a better review. It used to work reliably, although lacking features and capabilities that would have made it much more useful. I purchased this version (the third time I've purchased Today) since the developer said that the App Store version was the route to future update. But what I've received is a version less functional than the previous version - 2.9 won't update reliably and frequently has to be quit and relaunched to get it to update at all - much less a version with new features. The developer appears to be much more interested in his iOS app. That's fine if that's the interest or what's making the money, but when you urge people to purchase yet again, at least have the courtesy to fix the bugs before you abandon development of the app. I can give this only a lukewarm rating. It's useful, but it often irritating. If you like menubar utilities, there are others that are better value for the money.
45caliber
45caliber
Dec 14 2011
2.9
3.5
Dec 14 2011
3.5
Version: 2.9
I want to like this application because it reminds me of a similar feature I miss from Entourage 2004. I'm afraid it's fallen behind in this category, however, alongside apps such as QuickCal that do more for less. For as long as it's been around, there's still little you can do to customize the display of events or tasks besides sorting. For example, it would be nice if you could have events that have passed drop off the list or dim or something. It would also be nice if you could display the name of the calendar (either inline or as a grouping). Though the colors make a visual distinction, they don't indicate context (like @work, @home, @computer, etc.). Also, I would like to see a better method for getting it out of your way most of the time. It does have a menubar toggle to make it disappear, but I would prefer to have it autohide from a side of the screen, like (the unrelated application) Adium.
Drdul
Drdul
Nov 11 2011
2.9
0.0
Nov 11 2011
0.0
Version: 2.9
Crud! The new Lion-only version comes with a dock icon that I can't get rid of.
Parkerbennett
Parkerbennett
Oct 25 2011
2.9
4.0
Oct 25 2011
4.0
Version: 2.9
I really like Today — and the developer is a first-rate human being — but I'm stuck on machines that can't upgrade to Lion so I'll have to rely on Fantastical now. I'm afraid I'm going to see more and more software going Lion only because I'm guessing there's no easy way for developers to add new Lion features and keep it backwards-compatible.
Bigboysdad
Bigboysdad
Oct 23 2011
2.5
3.0
Oct 23 2011
3.0
Version: 2.5
Although not identical products, I think a lot of people will be comparing Today with Fantastical. Sure, Today does what it does and does it effectively (including providing a list of To-Do's from the Menu Bar, which is more than you can say with Fantastical), but I think the devs are going to have to either radically overhaul the product or significantly reduce the price to beneath that charged by Fantastical, if Today is going to continue to prosper.
Dtruett1
Dtruett1
Aug 8 2011
2.5
0.0
Aug 8 2011
0.0
Version: 2.5
Early this year I paid for the upgrade to v.2. This was based on their trumpeting BusyCal integration. On March 18, I notified them that this was not working unless iCal was open. Three days later I got a reply, "Hi Don. I've just found out there is a known (now) bug regarding the recent build and BusyCalc {SIC}. We're working hard to fix it right now." On April 18, another reply, "There is one in the works, I don't have an ETA on its release yet." Soon I realized that this was due to Apple's switch to CalDAV, meaning iCal has to be open to sync with BusyCal. On June 18 I asked for a refund of the upgrade price based on the above and the fact that BusyCal support is STILL prominently displayed on the site (any calendaring app will have to have iCal open) and that based on the promise of a fix I have been waiting for 2 months for a fix. The response was that they are unable to process a refund 60 days after purchase, as they use Fastspring. If they hadn't told me there was a known bug (which there really isn't) and promised to fix it, I would have been able to get a refund at that time. It's not the lousy $15 or whatever I spent. It's the fact that Second Gear was not truthful in their Emails or on their website and strung me along until it was too late.
Evaluator
Evaluator
Aug 4 2011
2.5
0.0
Aug 4 2011
0.0
Version: 2.5
Why would anyone just want to see a day? The whole point of iCal is to zoom from month view, to week view, to day view. Seeing a day at a time defeats the whole point.
gcoghill
gcoghill
Oct 1 2010
2.5
0.0
Oct 1 2010
0.0
Version: 2.5
The original comment was that it was "much better and easier to use". That is what I disagreed with. Saying it suits your needs betternis another thing entirely. Both can exist for those who needs the features offered by each. No reason to say one is better than the other, they fill different niches.
OliverTerrier
OliverTerrier
Jun 16 2010
2.2.1
0.0
Jun 16 2010
0.0
Version: 2.2.1
There is really only one thing missing: iPhone application. Can't imagine why the developer hasn't shown an interest in doing this... it fills such a gaping need and all the other solutions are either overkill (omnifocus) or poorly implemented, all others.
Macbliss
Macbliss
Mar 13 2010
2.1.1
0.0
Mar 13 2010
0.0
Version: 2.1.1
Would strongly consider buying this if it had three things: Ability to hide events, just like you can hide tasks (so you can see only tasks). Ability to hide overdue tasks. Sometimes you only want to see what is on today's agenda, not yesterday's, etc. Keeps the list from getting too long, too fast. Built in search.
$24.99

3.8

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • Mac OS X 10.7.0 or later
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