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Best Calendar Apps for Managing Your Busy Life

No matter who we are, chances are that we all have some pretty hectic schedules. While it would be nice to be able to do just whatever we want, when we want, that's not how the world works. We have to take care of things like work, school, spending time with family and friends, attending events, chores, projects, and anything else under the sun. It's not always fun and it can definitely be overwhelming at times. But when you have the right tools in hand, managing everything can be a bit easier. We've rounded up some of the best apps to help you get your life straightened out, so you can be sure to not miss that important event tomorrow!

Check Your Calendar

If you have a busy schedule daily, then it may be hard to keep track of everything. Fortunately, these great calendars don't let that happen.

Fantastical 2 for iPhone

One of the best calendars for your iPhone

Fantastical 2 for iPhone

Customize

Anyone who wants a gorgeous and intuitive calendar app with natural language input should use this.

Fantastical has quickly become the gold standard of calendar apps. This app has been overhauled for iOS 8 and brings with it some new tricks. Fantastical still has its innovative split view where you see the month and your list of appointments on a single screen. It still supports natural language input. It still looks amazing. Fantastical 2 integrates reminders. Just use the same plain English approach to create reminders that save right into iCloud. Some great enhancements include: a map on events with an address, a new light theme, the ability to open locations in Google Maps, and even Google Chrome support for URLs. There are more features and amazing parts to Fantastical 2 than anyone can say in a single blurb, so check it out for yourself and see what the hype is all about.

Why we love it

Fantastical 2 continues to be one of the most beautiful calendar apps around and the natural language support is superb. It is also intuitive to use and packs in plenty of features.

Google Calendar

Never miss a date again with Google Calendar

Google Calendar

Get back to today

For Google Calendar users who need to keep track of everything on the go

The official Google Calendar app lets you view your important calendars quickly in month, week, day, and schedule views. You can pull in events from Gmail, use reminders to go along with your events, add personal goals, create new events on the fly and even work with other calendars on your phone, like Exchange and iCloud.

Why we love it

When it comes to the calendar app you'll use every day on my iPhone, the native iOS Google Calendar, straight from the Google mothership, is the best calendar app out there. It looks and works the same way Google Calendar works on the web, and that’s the way we like it. No messing with sync or permissions: Google Calendar for iPhone is just that: Google Calendar on your iPhone.

Calendars 5 by Readdle

Readdle lets you manage your calendar and tasks together

Calendars 5 by Readdle

Your schedule at a glance

For those who want to manage their schedule and tasks from one app.

Calendars 5 is a complete solution for those who want to manage their schedules and their tasks from one central hub. Calendars 5 fetches your calendar data from iOS or Google Calendar, and you can see your native Reminders items and other to-dos right from the same interface. Calendars 5 also uses natural language input so it's easier than ever before to add new events and reminders. The app shows you your entire schedule in convenient month, week, day, or agenda list views so you can see everything you need in one glance. A great feature of Calendars 5 is the fact that the app can even send you SMS alerts for your appointments, which means you'll be reminded even if you miss the original push notification. It's a complete and comprehensive solution that makes planning your life easier than ever before.

Why we love it

We like Calendars 5 because it provides an all-in-one solution for those who want to see their schedule and tasks in one place, together. The app is simple and intuitive to use and has many powerful features that make scheduling and creating tasks a breeze.

Your Own Digital Planner

If you need a calendar but want to keep track of your tasks and miscellaneous notes, then these apps get the job done.

2Do

If you want a powerful GTD-style task manager, 2Do is what you need.

2Do

Groups, projects and lists

2Do is a powerful GTD-style task manager for those who want customization and control.

2Do is a powerful and flexible to-do app for those who want a robust system with a lot of options and customization. It is best suited for those who deal with multiple projects, want to organize with tags, and need checklists or subtasks for certain tasks. Everything in 2Do can be customized, from the colors of projects to default due times, number of notifications and alerts, and so much more. If you are looking for a to-do app that will let you do things how you want to do them, then this is the app for you.

Why we love it

If Apple’s native task management solution isn’t cutting it for you, download 2Do today. You won’t find a more complete task manager in the entire App Store.

Get Things Done Today

In addition to a busy schedule, you may have a lot of tasks that need to get done. These are the best apps to help you accomplish your goals.

Task Office Lite: To do lists

Task Office Lite: To do lists

DK CONSULTING, TOV

Task Office Pro is the best of ever existing GTD, to do lists, projects and contacts management apps. Designed to make business planning, scheduling and getting things done more efficient, Task Office Pro makes your plans clear and achievable. Manage both simple and complex projects, to do lists without any difficulties and focus on the final result. Manage your contacts and relationships, schedule your time and succeed.

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Get prefilled to do lists, projects, contacts and calendar to view Task Office Pro in use. In order to get easily explore with App simply browse a Sample.

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Planning & Performing
• Start scheduling each new day on Home screen. Here you will find your current projects and to dos: a timeline with tasks you have planned for today and outline of upcoming tasks. Home screen allows you to focus only on current tasks, planned for today, and not to get lost in plenty of other planned tasks. You can plan your day directly from Home screen creating new tasks, projects, contacts and companies

Quick & Easy navigation
• Reach any project, task, to do list or contact in seconds. Task Office Pro is designed in a way that will allow you to navigate within app screens just in one tap
• Organize your tasks by categories, projects or priorities and make a logic order of all your plans

Detailed GTD
• Add all important details to get things done: choose tasks category, status, priority and set dates
• Assign tasks to people by choosing a person from all existing contacts
• Add locations to each task and project
• Make all your information categorized – assign special categories for easy filtering and browsing through tasks and projects
Comprehensive GTD Tab
• All tasks are organized according to GTD methodology (by D. Allen)
• Add tasks of different types:
- ToDo – tasks with duration of several days
- Appointment – assign task duration accurate to minutes
- Email/Call – short task for making calls or sending emails to any user

Alerts
• Use double alert and let the program remind you what is next to be done

Tracking project progress
• Track the progress of your projects and to do lists by viewing the pipeline: view the percentage of work performed and how many tasks still need to be done
• Check out everyone who is involved in project: view the list of contacts involved in the project

Managing your team
• Create new contacts and companies; add all the important information about your contact or company. Either you can export existing contact from your iOS device Address Book
• Send e-mails directly from Contacts Screen
• Group your contacts creating your Private Lists, so that you can easily monitor their productivity and track task implementation. Save each Private list and refer back to easily

Visualized Calendar
• Task Office Pro calendar allows you to focus on what is important in your timeline. See your planed To Dos, Appointments, Emails/Calls to get things done in time
• View calendar by day, week or month
• Add tasks directly to the Calendar by Tap&Hold
• Change tasks duration or Start and Due Dates simply Drag&Drop

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iOS Calendar Syncing
• Task Office Pro syncs with iOS Calendar and you will not miss anything

iCloud Sync
• Sync your information – tasks, projects, contacts, etc. – between your devices

Repeating tasks
• Add repeated tasks, choosing recurrences frequency

Set goals and achieve them. Download Task Office Pro for iOS and organize your business easily. Task Office Pro Mac version is coming soon.
Become a part of Task Office Pro team today!

GTD Manager for iPad

GTD Manager for iPad

Zoryan Hudziy

Based on David Allen's GTD methodology GTD Manager gives you everything you need to get things done without adding any extra work. Organizing and tracking your tasks by project, folders, contexts or date, will make all your time management more easy and efficient.

An App implements 5 basic steps of GTD methodology that will help you to make an order from your chaos. You just need to:
•Collect all ideas and tasks needed to be done adding them to the Inbox.
•Clarify tasks meanings and peculiarities making some Notes.
•Organize everything putting it where it belongs – Today, Next, Scheduled, Someday.
•For more convenience sync app Reminder with Reminders and let the program remind you what is next to be done.
•Simply do all you have planned and enjoy viewing your results.
•Synchronizing – sync all your files via iCloud.

GTD Manager – a great balance between simplicity and powerful features.

My.Agenda Calendars, Tasks

My.Agenda Calendars, Tasks

LightArrow Inc.

My.Agenda is a powerful calendar and organizer for business owners, real estate agents, freelancers, contractors, project managers and moms alike! Unified views for all calendars, appointments, todo lists, checklists, tasks, reminders for managing work and life in one place.

Discover ALL our features with our FREE LightArrow Organizer on the app store - that has a 100 item limit. My.Agenda is a starter version of LifeTopix and lets you start small.

NEW! Modern dashboard available with LifeTopix Pack!

See which one of our apps is best for you: http://lightarrow.com/compare

RAVE REVIEWS

"The UI is sleek, stunning, and marvelously intuitive!" — Tapscape
"At the end of the day, My.Agenda is perhaps the best dollar you can spend on a management application. " — The iPhone App Review
"My.Agenda is a well-designed app striking just the right balance between powerful and lightweight." — AppCraver

BEST AGENDA & CALENDAR
Stay on task with a cleverly designed and easy-to-read Agenda view showing what’s important today, tomorrow and in the near future. Unified reminders, appointments and todo lists. Alerts included.
Best Day, Week, Month and Year views. Easily identify items by color. Control your calendar with filters. Device calendar integration enables interaction with events on your iOS Calendar and other calendars that iOS supports.

BUILT-IN FEATURES

+ Best calendar app w/ detailed calendar & agenda views
+ Unified agenda view of reminders, todos & schedule
+ Unifies & works with iOS calendars & reminders
+ Color-coded items
+ Reusable todo lists & checklists
+ Near Me - View scheduled items on a map / locate businesses & recreation
+ Backup your data on Dropbox™, Box™ or email from any device
+ Passcode lock
+ Hot List (favorites)
+ Starter bookmarks
+ Local notifications
+ Search
+ Integrated Help

IN-APP PURCHASE FEATURES

+ 12 Topics: Tasks+Projects, Shopping+Gifts, Events+Appointments, Travel+Places, People+Services, Health+Goals, Finances, Home+Assets, Education, Notes+Files+Lists, Media, Bookmarks+Lockers
+ Context tags
+ Launch apps
+ Lockers - Secure private text, photos & audio clips w/ PIN (AES 256-bit encryption)
+ Securely manage online passwords (AES 256-bit encryption)
+ Metrics - Charts & graphs for goals, health & other logged metrics
+ Social media sharing - works w/ Facebook, Twitter, Email & SMS
+ Access online notes, files & tasks
+ Notes & Journals - Hand write, record & draw
+ Manage media files - audio/photos/video
+ Device-to-device sync via online services
+ Advanced CRM features - Create custom fields & forms for contacts. Manage contacts in a spreadsheet-like view. CSV import.
+ Add advanced GTD® inbox features - Harvest messages from Email, Twitter, Facebook & Web. Create Evernote custom feeds with search & convert actions. Make custom rules for email, Evernote notes, social media feeds. Capture these items & convert them to scheduled actions.

BUY ONCE, USE EVERYWHERE

Universal app — buy once and use on all your devices. Optionally purchase the Sync+Share Pack to sync data across your devices. With Sync+Share, use the free Mac desktop client companion app, LightArrow Air.Access™, for quick data entry.

OPTIONAL 12 TOPICS

In life, everything is related — your finances, health, workouts, shopping, assets, services, etc. Why would you use disconnected apps to manage these things? Bring everything into one place w/ the 12 topics — replacing multiple apps. À la carte topic purchase or choose a topic pack.

OPTIONALLY INTEGRATED W/ POPULAR APPS

Access docs, tasks and notes in My.Agenda from Dropbox™, GDrive or Box™; Toodledo®, Asana™ or GDrive; and Evernote® or Toodledo®, respectively.

GREAT SUPPORT

If you have an issue, give us a chance to help, you will be pleasantly surprised!

Get It Done Classic

Get It Done Classic

marcucio.com

** IMPORTANT: This is the old version of Get It Done, the new Get It Done app can be found here:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/get-it-done-tasks/id1195139945

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Organize your life once and for all! Get It Done is a simple but powerful todo list and project manager. Sync wirelessly with GetItDoneApp.com or just use the iPhone app to organize your tasks.

Based off the book Getting Things Done by David Allen, Get It Done lets you focus on what's important for today and keeps everything else out of your way.

- Add notes, tags (or categories), due dates to each task
- Rearrange lists with ease
- Filter lists with tags or categories
- Assign more than one tag to a task
- Organize advanced lists with projects
- Sync wirelessly with online app (sold separately) at GetItDoneApp.com

This iPhone app is a mobile version of GetItDoneApp.com. You can sync wirelessly with the online app (sold separately) or you can use just the iPhone app alone.

Organize all your tasks and notes into projects with only a few clicks. Have a task that you want in a project? Just tag it and it automatically shows up in your project.

Check out what people are saying about Get It Done:

"Great interface by the way. I have looked at a lot of online gtd systems and Get It Done looks very impressive so far."

"I've been digging around the web looking at evert GTD app out there. I'm a web dev so I'm looking for a webby interface. I love this."

"Are you kidding me?? This is sooo cooool!!!!!! You have made me a customer!!"

"I love it, it's the best online task manager yet"

Visit our website for more information on how Get It Done can help you organize your life once and for all!

- Subscription is optional, you can still use the app for free on the device
- Subscription is for 1 year for $39.99
- Subscription will renew automatically after 1 year unless you cancel

See this link for our privacy policy and terms of use:
http://getitdoneapp.com/policies.php

Email Scheduling

Our inboxes may be packed with messages that discuss meetings and other important events. Don't miss a thing with these email apps that let you schedule your plans ahead of time without ever leaving the inbox.

Mail Master by NetEase

Mail Master by NetEase

NetEase (Hangzhou) Network Co., Ltd.

Mail Master, the excellent mail app in this year, 20-year-experience of mail service.
● Use your mail account as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, Outlook, AOL Mail etc.
● Real-time push notification.

- Full IMAP/SMTP/POP3/Exchange support
Support for popular email service as Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, MobileMe, iCloud, 163/126, QQ, Sina, Sohu and other IMAP/SMTP/POP3/Exchange server.

- Smart Server Configuration
Automatically configure service setting, one-click to login.

- Multiple accounts
Switch multiple accounts quickly and easily.

- Push
Real-time push notification.

- Pattern lock/Touch ID
Pattern lock and Touch ID (iPhone 5s and above models) are available to protect your mailbox privacy.

- Contacts
Full CardDAV support, sync contacts between multi-platform.

- Attachments
One-click to compress image attachments.
Support for JPG, PDF, DOC, XLS, RAR, ZIP files preview.
Share your attachments to wechat, qq and yixin with a simple click.

Contact us at [email protected]

Mail Master Pro by NetEase

Mail Master Pro by NetEase

NetEase (Hangzhou) Network Co., Ltd.

#Pro version only#
- Specially designed App Icon.

Mail Master, the excellent mail app, 20-year-experience of mail service.
● Use your mail account as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, Outlook, AOL Mail etc.
● Real-time push notification.

- Full IMAP/POP3/Exchange/SMTP support
Support for popular email service as Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, MobileMe, iCloud, 163/126, QQ, Sina, Sohu and other IMAP/POP3/Exchange/SMTP server.

- Smart Server Configuration
Automatically configure service setting, one-click to login.

- Multiple accounts
Switch multiple accounts quickly and easily.
Unlimited number of mailbox accounts. (Pro version only)

- Push
Real-time push notification.

- Pattern lock/Touch ID
Pattern lock and Touch ID (iPhone 5s and above models) are available to protect your mailbox privacy.

- Contacts
Full CardDAV support, sync contacts between multi-platform.

- Attachments
One-click to compress image attachments.
Support for JPG, PDF, DOC, XLS, RAR, ZIP files preview.

Contact us at [email protected]

Digital Student Planners

Being a student can be a tough job with all of the assignments, tests, quizzes, and projects you have to work on. Make sure you stay on top of your classes and grades with these apps.

iStudiez Pro Legendary Planner

Organizing school and the little bit of life you have left outside of it is manageable.

iStudiez Pro Legendary Planner

Keep track of every assignment

For anyone wanting an all-in-one solution for getting their life together while in school.

Being a student just might be the most hectic part of your life. With so many things to worry about all the time, not to mention happenings in whatever small fragment of a life you have left outside of school, you're going to need a lot of apps. A to-do list, a calendar, a grade calculator, a scheduling app, an agenda, a contacts app ... the list goes on and on. That's where iStudiez comes in to save the semester with an all-in-one solution that can do all of the above and more. By inputting information about your semester including courses you're taking, when class components are scheduled, assignments and their weights, grades, professor contact information, and more, the app will magically combine all of this information together to always give you an overview of what's going on today and in the future. Plus, it all syncs across iOS devices and with your Mac, which makes managing your life that much easier.

Why we love it

The iStudiez Pro app greatly reduces the number of apps you need to manage college life, and is very versatile in considering different schedule types and grading schemes. It can handle virtually anything you throw at it.

myHomework Student Planner

myHomework Student Planner

Rodrigo Neri

myHomework Student Planner

For students looking for a homework helper.

The clean interface and design make this app great for college, high school, or middle school. This homework helper contains additional features that make it easy to use for high school students with a block class schedule. Keeping track of assignments has never been better! The myHomework student agenda is today's students favorite way to focus and reduce anxiety. With this school tracker, the information normally hidden in the academic planner is now available everywhere. Using myHomework as a school organizer makes keeping track of what assignments to do easier than ever before.