Swipes (iOS version 2.8)

Synopsis of the App: Swipes is a simple to-do and task list app. It lets you create and collect task lists and simply swipe left or right to master them.

Price and Platform: Free. Apple and Android.

RDN Score: 4/5

Pros

  • Super simple app with a user-friendly design.
  • Create and collect all tasks in one place.
  • Swipe right to complete or left to snooze for later.
  • View all snoozed and completed tasks using conveniently placed header icons.
  • Keep clutter at bay by setting tasks to reappear at a designated day and time or to never repeat.
  • Click into a task to add detailed action steps and notes to stay organized.
  • Define when your day, week and weekend begins and ends.
  • Customize snooze alerts to last a few minutes to 24 hours.
  • Define and view tasks by category — starting with home and work with the option to add custom tags.
  • Choose a view that works for you with either a light or dark theme.
  • Link with Evernote or Gmail for easy content and list sharing.
  • Toggle daily and weekly reminders on or off to stay on track.
  • Share to other devices via text or social platforms.

Cons

  • App lacks a collaboration option so it doesn’t work for a team.
  • App is due for an update.

Bottom Line: Possibly too plain for many, the Swipes app may be the simple solution to stay on track in a world full of distractions.

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Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD, is based in Atlanta and specializes in culinary nutrition, communications and consulting. She blogs at marisamoore.com. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.