Firetask Pro
Firetask Pro
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Firetask Pro4.5

05 October 2020

Innovative task management solution.

Overview

Firetask Pro represents the next generation of easy-to-use, project-oriented task management apps. By combining David Allen's powerful Getting Things Done (GTD®) approach with classical task management features such as priorities and due dates, Firetask creates a unique task management experience.

Getting Things Done

If you don't know how GTD works here are some of the basic concepts:

  1. Perform a "brain dump" -- collect all your open issues and tasks in your "Inbox"
  2. Decide whether tasks are actionable, i.e., you want and can complete them yourself, whether you want to delegate them (Firetask provides a "Waiting For" list), or whether they are more of a "someday/maybe" thing
  3. Organize your actionable tasks into so-called "next action" lists (Firetask provides "projects" for this)
  4. Assign contexts to indicate, e.g., whether a task can only be done in a certain environment (e.g., you have to be "Home" to do clean up your house; we call this a "category")
  5. Perform a weekly GTD review where you repeat steps 2-4 on a regular schedule in order to keep your trusted GTD task management system up-to-date
Why Use Firetask?

Firetask provides a very logical implementation of GTD in a way that concepts such as the "Inbox" or "Someday" are implemented as task statuses; this way, categories (contexts) and project assignments can optionally be already associated within the Inbox and thus, making a task actionable only means changing its status to "Actionable".

Although tasks do not have to be part of a project, projects are first class business objects in Firetask: they have their own statuses, you can organize them via "portfolios" (project folders) and you have full control over the order of tasks in a project. Successful project-oriented task management has never been easier.

Firetask comes with great, visual tools that help you with your weekly GTD review such as "Kanban", "Priorities", and "Dates" views. Simply use drag & drop to move tasks between Inbox and Actionable statuses, into the "Starred" list, or to move them between priorities or due dates.

Firetask is also deeply integrated with the Apple ecosystem with optional integration with Reminders, Calendar events, Contacts, and syncing via iCloud.

Firetask is available on iPhone, iPad, macOS, and Apple Watch providing you with a seamless user experience across platforms.

Features
  • Solid and logical implementation of GTD including dedicated "Inbox", "Someday", "Next", and "Waiting For" lists
  • Uniquely focused "Today" view showing "Starred" (things you need to do ASAP) and due tasks
  • Practical "Next" view showing upcoming due tasks and next tasks per project at a glance
  • Full support for simple project management via project task lists, portfolios for organizing projects, and actions for breaking down complex tasks into individual steps
  • Support for simple link attachments
  • Unique color and icon-based approach to task and project categories
  • Clean and at the same time visually rich user experience
  • Seamless syncing via iCloud
  • Optional integration with built-in Reminders, Calendar, and Contacts apps
New in Firetask Pro

If you are a long-time Firetask 3 user and wonder whether it is worth upgrading -- these are just some of the more than 100 new features in Firetask Pro:

  • Enhanced overall workflow based on real-life user feedback
  • Portfolios for organizing projects
  • Actions for breaking down tasks into individual steps
  • Link attachments
  • Full control over the order of tasks in Inbox, Someday, Scratchpad, and Starred task lists
  • Reminders, Calendar, and Contacts integration
  • Easier and faster syncing via iCloud

What's new in Firetask Pro

Version 4.5:

Firetask 4.5 represents a major update regarding our overall task management workflow -- mainly based on feedback of our current user base:

  • The Kanban view now resembles much more of a classical Kanban board featuring Inbox, Actionable, In-Progress, Completed and Canceled columns
  • We have introduced a new "Start" field that allows you to schedule tasks independent of their Due date
  • The Dates view now supports switching between Due and Scheduled modes allowing you to also easily adjust Start dates
  • Beside the new "Scheduled" sections, the Today view now also features an "In Progress" section that automatically lists all the tasks you are currently actively working on
  • We have added a configurable "Completed" section in General and project task lists for improving motivation (Today always only shows tasks that have been completed today)
  • Last but not least, we have introduced an easy way to clearly view all tasks in the "Manage" area. We simply renamed the "General" view to "Tasks" and thus, allow to switch between "General" and "All" on the Mac (on iOS we keep things simple and always show all actionable tasks grouped by project)

Additionally, we further improved usability and terminology in a number of areas. We are also making additional use of the new filterable choosers introduced in the previous update

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How would you rate Firetask Pro app?

3 Reviews of Firetask Pro

5
qwedcxza0
16 December 2019
Version: 4.2.1

Most helpful

It's very cool, thank you!
(1)
5
qwedcxza0
16 December 2019
Version: 4.2.1
It's very cool, thank you!
(1)
RogerKatz
26 August 2018
Version: 4.0.7
The current version is 4.0.8
(1)
3
hrvt
27 November 2017
Version: 4.0.4
It's extremely hard to manage tasks with Firetask-Pro. I'd like to have a free pro version with limited capabilities to try it out more though. So, I had to switch to another task management app before my trial ended. I know it's not a good practice to review after using 10 days but I'm not open to trials or anything in this era. That's why I switched to an easier and free app like Hitask. Sorry guys at Firetask but I have to rate a 3-star for you.
(2)
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4.0

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.14.0 or later
License: 
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