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Informant for Mac

Full-featured calendar with integrated full-featured task manager.

$49.99
In English
Version 1.1.26
3.5
Based on 10 user rates

Informant overview

Informant is a powerful all-access platforms which integrates calendaring tasks and notes management together as full-fledged citizens. No need to buy separate apps for your time management - Informant handles it all! Use templates or Quick Entry to create new events and tasks quickly. Watch as we bring all the advanced features of our mobile app - Pocket Informant - to the desktop.

It's designed to take full advantage of macOS. We didn’t just port Pocket Informant's mobile interface, but started with a fresh, new design born of months of sketching, prototyping, and real-world use. The tabbed interface gives you the ability to have your calendar customized -- not just in one window of the app -- but for each tab. No other calendar app gives you this kind of power on the desktop. Our focus has been on designing a planner that brings your agenda and todo/task list together visually and organizationally. Informant has been at the forefront of the digital-calendar revolution, and we will continue to forge new roads in the next year. See how Informant on iOS, Android, and now macOS will revolutionize how you plan your life.

Features
  • Rich Text Notes - Synchronize with Informant Sync, Toodledo, and Evernote. Our Rich Text Notes editor lets you record audio notes and style rich text notes to your hearts content. Note: We do not sync with Apple Notes as Apple does not yet offer any integration points for Apple Notes
  • Tabbed Interface with Search - Our tabbed interface lets you work with as many tabs as you wish, with each tab showing your choice of calendar view or tasks view. Search any event, task, or note from the top right with the search field. Search options allow you to narrow or widen your search to only show what you need. Elegant and powerful.
  • Task Smart Filters - Smart Filters are a powerful innovation unique to Informant. They let you create your own filters for tasks with a powerful rule editor - similar to how Apple Mail filters work. You can create filters for tasks in a specific project with a status or specific importance. Whatever you are looking for - our Smart Filters can help you organize your tasks!
  • Informant Today Menu - Tap on the Informant icon in the menu bar to quickly bring up a "Focus View" and see what’s happening at a glance. Pick any date you want to display, and enter new events or tasks using the Quick Entry line. Setup a hotkey to bring up our Natural Language Entry-based Quick Entry screen and create new events or tasks as quickly as you can type them. Drag the popover and it detaches into a calendar window you can have running all the time.
  • GTD® Tasks - You can trust Informant with all your daily tasks. With Quick Entry, adding tasks is a snap. Filter, group, tag, and categorize your tasks however you like. Includes full support for projects, contexts, subtasks, checklists and multi-level subtasks.
  • Customizable - Informant has always been known to be a powerhouse due to its customizability. We give you plenty of options to affect the appearance of your events, tasks, and notes so you can show as little or as much information as you like. Use colors or icons to better identify types of events, tasks, and notes; setup default alarms or default due/start dates - we have designed an easy to use and understand set of customization options to let you tweak everything to your heart’s desire.
  • Drag and Drop - Drag and drop events and tasks to any date on our side-bar mini-month or in the calendar views; events to new calendars; tasks between groups or to a new project/tag/context; and more!
  • Templates - Templates let you quickly create an event or task. For example create a Soccer template with a preset title, icon, time, calendar, and tag.
  • Powerful Projects - Set Projects with with a default sync account, templates, due date, and three different project types: Parallel, Sequential, or Single Action.
  • Quick Entry - Assign shortcuts to Quick Entry and quickly create new events or tasks using your natural language entry - or create new Notes at any time.
  • QuickLook Summary - Gives you direct access to phone numbers, addresses, and links to access macOS’s native Maps, Contacts, and Safari viewers.
  • Colors and Icons - Color your calendar days to indicate days without using an event. Assign a specific color or icon to an event, task, or note to make it stand out or indicate something special.
  • Syncs with... - ...Informant Sync, Google Calendar/Tasks, Toodledo, and Evernote. Access your Mac’s built-in Calendar and Reminders for perfect integration.

What’s new in version 1.1.26

  • Fixed issues with images not displaying in Notes
  • Crash fixes

Informant for Mac

$49.99
In English
Version 1.1.26
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3.5

(11 Reviews of Informant)

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Jytx
Jytx
Jun 12 2018
1.0.4
4.0
Jun 12 2018
4.0
Version: 1.0.4
I like this app. One place to edit notes, have multiple tabs with multiple presentations of the data of my calendars and my tasks in the same place.
keith-55
keith-55
Nov 21 2017
1.0
5.0
Nov 21 2017
5.0
Version: 1.0
I love this app. I like being able to type in my tasks and events. I really like how I can organize my projects with it. The mobile app is great, and this ads an extra level
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Nov 19 2017
1.0
2.0
Nov 19 2017
2.0
Version: 1.0
I just tested Informant for Mac since I used it on my Palm Treo long time ago and was very happy with it at that time. When comparing the new version of Informant with BusyCal which I bought and use every day for me Informant offers no real benefit. While BusyCal (especially in combination with BusyContacts) offers me a lot of additional features Informant couldn't convince me especially by its design. E.g. why are contacts not integrated in the main window view? And if I select a single contact in a separate window another separate window pops up. The overall interface seems not to be developed by a professional designer. Here's where Fantastical IMHO clearly leads in this space which I bought, too – but don't use it anymore because of the clear superiority of BusyCal-BusyContacts combo's features for my needs. So no need to discuss Informant's pricing which would lead to further concerns with its subscription model.
Levelbest
Levelbest
Oct 3 2017
0.99
0.0
Oct 3 2017
0.0
Version: 0.99
I was intrigued by this app. Then I saw, it has a subscription model now. Note to the developers, subscription models are good for you - and perhaps good for organizations who buy in volume and are able to fold the cost of upgrades into the cost of doing business. For the rest of us, as the old Apple adage goes, we who "think different", subscription models suck. I am voting no to your app with my dollars withheld. And that probably hurts me too as your app looks like I could benefit from it. Too bad, so sad. Subscription models totally suck. I'm just saying. Of course, good advice only matters when you listen to it. ;-)
ctt1wbw
ctt1wbw
Jan 11 2017
0.98
0.0
Jan 11 2017
0.0
Version: 0.98
I want to love this app so much. I have been using it for a few years and now with version 5 on iOS and their unreal subscription model, I don't think I can. I do love the dark theme, it looks great, but the cost of a subscription plus the cost of the desktop app is just too much. Version 5 would probably suit me just fine as I just need a fantastic week calendar layout, I'm still up in the air.
Tsivonen
Tsivonen
Mar 25 2022
1.1.25
5.0
Mar 25 2022
5.0
Version: 1.1.25
Jytx
Jytx
Jun 12 2018
4.0
Jun 12 2018
4.0
Version: null
keith-55
keith-55
Nov 21 2017
5.0
Nov 21 2017
5.0
Version: null
LeMerlot
LeMerlot
Nov 19 2017
2.0
Nov 19 2017
2.0
Version: null
Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Nov 18 2017
3.0
Version: null
Grug
Grug
Aug 31 2016
5.0
Aug 31 2016
5.0
Version: null
Rafaciana
Rafaciana
Jul 22 2016
5.0
Jul 22 2016
5.0
Version: null
Kitmos
Kitmos
Mar 9 2016
1.0
Mar 9 2016
1.0
Version: null
benjitek
benjitek
Oct 3 2015
2.0
Oct 3 2015
2.0
Version: null
Hho26
Hho26
May 14 2015
3.0
May 14 2015
3.0
Version: null