Of course, TimeTree isn’t just useful for families; it could be used by small teams, businesses, couples, students, or even groups of friends who need to organize themselves. With such a powerful organization tool with tons of features at your disposal, TimeTree is perfect for making sure that everyone knows where they need to be.
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Sunrise does its best to categorize your events, paying attention to the keywords you use to give each event a little icon. For instance, the word “class” gets you an academic cap icon, while “yoga” or “workout” shows a dumbbell. It’s a small touch designed to keep you organized.
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Enter, for example, “Meet John at Starbucks on Sunday,” and the app will automatically create an event on Sunday to meet at Starbucks. Need to get a larger picture of what you have planned for the next week or month? The app has multiple views to show your schedule while utilizing the iPhone’s screen to the fullest. Was the aforementioned meeting at Starbucks supposed to be on Saturday instead? Drag the event from one day to another, and the changes will be reflected on your other devices. Edits can be made offline as well, which will then be synced the next time you have a Wi-Fi connection.
What’s not: There’s no map integration in the free version, so you’ll have to spend the 5 bucks to get notifications about your upcoming event such as weather changes and traffic info.
You also can add events using natural language. For example, typing “Dinner with friends at 6 on Friday at The Diner” will create an event titled “Dinner with Friends” at 6 p.m. on the next Friday, with a mapped out location for The Diner. Also of note, iOS Reminders integration means you’ll get a notification for your events.
In addition to being ad-free, the $7 Tiny Calendar Pro app offers a few extra features, such as the ability to accept invites and invite others, the option to export events through email, and the ability to create recurring events. You also get access to more blue and gray themes, which is great if you want to change the color scheme of the app. Or, if you only want one or two of the upgraded features, you can also buy them individually for less than the upgrade price.
Contrary to what its name may imply, Business Calendar 2 is not strictly aimed at businesses or people who specifically need to keep track of business-related tasks and events. That said, its design and aesthetic may not appeal to everyone, as it looks like a more serious calendar app, as opposed to the colorful, and almost whimsical Jorte. Still, BC2 gets the job done as well as any other calendar app, and if you’re on Android, you couldn’t be faulted for using this Android-only app.
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Jorte is also all about personalization. It gives you dozens of colors, background images, and fonts to choose from, and even encourages you to use your own fonts. In-app purchases include additional icons, wallpapers, and themes, so it’s pretty unlikely you’ll have a hard time finding a style you like.
But you’re not here for a to-do list app, you’re here for a calendar app — so what’s the skinny on Plan’s calendar uses? Well, any tasks that you input into Plan shows up in its calendar view, neatly arranged into blocks depending on the time periods you selected for them. Any meetings you’ve created can be blocked into the day, so you can arrange the rest of your daily tasks around them. Need other people to be aware of certain tasks or meetings? It’s a breeze to invite them into your tasks. All-in-all, this is calendar functionality that you can find elsewhere, but it’s paired with a great productivity tool that allows you to keep your tasks well-tracked and under control. Adding a task is simple and quick, and once added, it automatically integrates into your calendar. Much easier than plotting forward and filling in the details on the exact day. If you do need to see a list of tasks, you can see that too.
The biggest factor behind our recommendation is the app’s unique Magic Circles system, which is stylish and gets information across quickly. There’s also the fact that you can use other apps like Uber, Maps, and Waze to complement CloudCal’s features and functions. We also like that you can attach photos, audio files, and Dropbox files to events.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best calendar apps we could find for both iOS and Android. Sit down, have a browse, and make your life that much easier.
Unfortunately, based on user reviews, your experience may vary when it comes to how well Google Calendar actually works. Some have said that alarms and reminders have stopped working, or it doesn’t sync across devices, while others simply want additional features to make the app better. However, there are also users with no complaints who say it works as intended, and hope to continue using it. If you’re a heavy Gmail user, it’s definitely worth checking out.
SolCalendar gets my vote for the most whimsical calendar I’ve found. Along with the typical calendar features, including a monthly view and an agenda, SolCalendar comes with tons of extras to help you plan your week or add some flair to your events.
Sunrise Calendar is dead. Long live… Outlook? Sunrise Calendar’s days were numbered when Microsoft bought it, but it’s also given a calendar and scheduling shot in the arm to Outlook (Android, iOS). In addition to its powerful email functions and MS Office app integration, Outlook on mobile has been improving on its scheduling and events functions, with new Calendar App tie-ins for Facebook, Evernote and Wunderlist, event directions from your favorite mapping apps, and a new “Interesting Calendars” feature that you can subscribe to for things like sports games and TV shows.
Additional features of Calendars 5 include being able to set recurring events, set custom alerts, and invite others to your events and tasks. And, more importantly, this is all done within an app featuring a design that looks and feels right at home on the iOS platform.
Awesome Calendar can sync with Google Task, and bring over calendars from MobileMe, iCloud, Google Calendar, and Exchange. As if that wasn’t enough information already, holiday, sports, and television schedules can be integrated as well. One thing every calendar app should have is daily sayings, and this particular app has a dedicated widget just for those. So when you get a reminder telling you to take your dog to the vet, you’ll get an insightful saying alongside it.
Other options in this calendar app include the ability to apply stickers to calendar events to better indicate what the event is about at a glance (for example, a birthday sticker for a birthday party), the option to create customizable alarms, and the ability to display events from 1-5 years ago to relive past experiences. You can even use Awesome Calendar as a personal diary, complete with iCloud Support and passcode locks.
Jorte aspires to be more than just a calendar. It wants to be the main organization app in your life, and the diary with which you catalog your day-to-day experiences. Available for both iOS and Android, Jorte can sync with a number of other calendars, note-taking apps, and task managers, including Google Calendar, Google Task, Evernote, and Microsoft Office. The app is also supported by a dedicated cloud service, which can be used to sync data across devices, create backups, and even share calendars with others, provided they’re also using Jorte.
Fantastical is an iOS calendar that delivers a clean presentation of events in daily, weekly, and monthly calendar views, backed up by really easy reminder and event management. Users can create events through a traditional menu-based interface, or simply type or speak a quick audio note that the app automatically parses into an event (which users can further tweak). The Day Ticker is especially great, allowing users to view and manage their events and reminders. Apple Watch integration pushes your events and appointments right to your wrist for easy reference. An iPad version takes advantage of the expanded screen space with a more detailed Fantastical Dashboard.
Accompany brings together calendar and contact management features so you can up your meeting prep A-game. Sign up for the service with your work email account, and Accompany turns itself into your mobile chief of staff, assembling detailed profiles for people and companies in your upcoming events and meetings, all of which you can look up on the fly or consult via an Executive Briefing emailed to you the night before the event. You can look up your last communications with contacts, their social media posts, or news stories featuring them, as well as company profiles, financial reports, and news, meaning you’ll never walk into a meeting unprepared.
DigiCal+, the paid version of DigiCal, costs $5 and expands on the number of features available, including two new widgets, customization options for the calendar widgets and agenda views, and a yearly view with heat map capabilities to make it easier to tell when you’re at your busiest and when you have free time. And if the color options available in the free version aren’t enough, DigiCal+ also provides seven extra widget themes and another 42 theme colors.
Overall, the ease of use when adding and editing events, along with the ability to view exactly where an event is and get directions to it are all features every calendar app should look into adding to their lists.
If you need a simple alternative to the pre-loaded calendars on iPhone and Android devices, you can’t go wrong with Tiny Calendar. The free version of this app lets you do all the basic things you need a calendar app to do: Work offline, sync edits and information across devices, see multiple layouts, and create reminders that will notify you either through push notifications or via email. You can use your device’s GPS to add specific locations to events, forgoing the need to look up directions later. Furthermore, you can sync Tiny Calendar with local calendars or Google Calendar, giving you more of an incentive to use it if the stock options are not to your liking. The downside to all of this, of course, is the presence of ads, which can be done away with when you upgrade to the Pro version of the app.
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What’s great: The clean design is appealing and clutter-free, and it includes several different views for checking your schedule.
Readdle’s Calendars 5 is a neat iOS app that does a deft job of displaying everything you need to know about your schedule, whether you’re on an iPhone or an iPad. It’s got all the requisite views, from monthly down to daily, and natural language support means it’s easy to enter new events in plain speech. The app also has solid task and event management, which syncs easily with the built in iOS calendar app, Reminders, and Google Calendar for easy event importing. We particularly like the timeline view, where events are categorized with icons for a good at-a-glance look.
Google Calendar is old hat for many Android users, but not every Android smartphone comes with it. It was sorely missing for iOS for a long time, but now everyone can experience this well thought out time management app. One of the best things about it is that the layout and design is familiar if you already use Google Calendar on your computer and it has near feature parity on both smartphones. You can pick from a week, month, day and agenda view and each option gives you just enough information — no more, no less.
Like Cal, Sunrise has a minimal, clutter-free look. The main view shows you a list of upcoming events in the next week with a minimized month view at the top. There’s a small arrow at the bottom left, which helps you navigate — just tap it at any time to jump back to the current date. There’s also a weekly view, which shows three days at a time, with colorful blocked-off chunks of time for each event.
This recently updated iOS calendar seems simple at first glance, but there’s something bigger happening behind the scenes. The app syncs with your calendars, like every other app on this list does, but it goes one step further to sync with your email too. It does that to find and add relevant conversations to your upcoming events. That’s incredibly helpful if you need to check appointment details, or just see what your friend asked you to bring to the BBQ.
Creating tasks is simple, and the app allows you to set a certain time period so you can see what you’re supposed to be doing and when. If it’s a regular task, you can set it to automatically repeat, and send you reminders before it’s due. You can link Simple Calendar up to CalDAV if you’re tech-savvy enough, and Simple Calendar is transparent with its permissions as well, making sure you know exactly what it needs permissions for.
For Android users, we can’t recommend CloudCal enough. CloudCal has a unique way of showing how busy you are on any given day. The Android app uses a system it calls Magic Circles, which turn the days of the month into clock faces, and shows different colored circles, or segments of a circle. Each one corresponds to whatever tasks you have scheduled for that day. If it’s someone’s birthday, there would be a complete magic circle on that day. If you have a meeting at work that same day, there would be another colored segment on the outside of the previously mentioned circle labeled “Meeting.” The goal of the magic circle system is to give people a rough understanding of what their day will be like, and how much free time they’ll have in between everything.
Awesome Calendar does a very good job of living up to its name. It’s packed with tons of features that not only make it “awesome,” but also make it invaluable to those that are always on the move and always planning something. It touts itself as being an all-in-one tool, and we’re inclined to agree. Let’s start with the main reason anyone needs a calendar app: to keep track of any and all events in your life. When you create an event and assign it to a day on the calendar, you can then add a note to it, as well as take a picture to help you remember what the event’s about. Just as quickly as you make the event, you can easily share it with others from within the app, or set additional reminders and add a helpful to do list.
The aCalendar app provides an easy way to navigate between calendar views and increments of time, which should make using the app easier and save you some precious time. It breaks down to two simple swiping motions. You swipe left/right to change between daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly views, and swipe up/down to move forward and backward in time. If you’re in the monthly view, checking your July schedule, and swipe up, you’ll smoothly transition to August, swipe down twice and you’ll be in June. The simplicity of the app doesn’t end with navigation. Double-tapping, for example, will immediately change the calendar view to a day view, instead of having to swipe left/right to achieve the same result. To add a new event, you press down for a slightly longer increment of time, while three consecutive taps can be customized to trigger certain actions.
As if that wasn’t enough, Jorte can act as a diary as well. Photos and comments can be added to diary entries, and it can also be shared with others. In the event you find yourself running out of space for photos, or want a little more customization, Jorte Premium can give you what you need. For $3 per month or $30 for the year, you get the ability to create a total of five calendars, no ads, passcode security implementation, unlimited premium themes, and more.
What’s great: The interface lets you use gestures to quickly navigate between views.
What’s not: There’s no weekly view, and adding new events could be a lot more fluid.
What’s not: The monthly view is almost useless, as it doesn’t show if you have any appointments scheduled on each day.
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Cal is the prettiest app on this list, featuring colorful photo backgrounds intended to jazz up your boring calendar. Developed by Any.do, the company behind the sleek to-do app of the same name, Cal also sports a sleek, minimal design.
Organizing a family can be a real hassle, and there’s always someone that forgets to do something, no matter how many times you tell them. Help cut down on some of the hassle by using TimeTree to organize your family group. TimeTree lets you put everyone’s schedules on the same calendar, allows them to share tasks, and to create handy notes for later. You can even leave comments in the app to discuss upcoming tasks or events, making it super-easy to keep everyone up-to-date.
What’s great: The app’s design is impressive, and the layout makes it easy to see what’s on your agenda.
The app also uses gestures to navigate, which can be confusing at first, but they are easy to learn. The one you’ll use the most is in the agenda view, which shows a few days at a time. Swipe two fingers away from each other on the screen to open the daily view, which gives you an hour-by-hour breakdown of your day. Swipe two fingers toward each other to go back to the weekly view. You can also tap and hold any event to edit, copy, move or delete it.
If you like your calendar apps with a good side of extra organizational tools, then you’ve definitely come to the right place. The Plan app for iOS devices is intended to work as a companion app to the main Plan website, which allows users to jot down and track all of their upcoming tasks and create a plan of attack. Plan sees itself as a peace treaty for the office work warfare, and it’s certainly good at that.
Some time ago, Google released its calendar app for iPhone, something Android users have been able to use for a long time. Loved by many, the app has undergone a few redesigns over its lifespan on Android, but the iOS version matches up almost exactly to the current experience on Android.
To complement the magic circles, CloudCal features gesture support, customizable views, calendar import, and it can work alongside other apps like Uber, Maps, and Waze. However, that requires those apps to be installed, and you’ll need to purchase the Pro version of the app for $3.49 first. Once installed, you can call an Uber from within CloudCal, or use Maps and Waze to attach locations to scheduled events and tasks.
Many of the app’s features are standard fare and just what you’d expect a calendar app to offer, but Fantastical 2 strives to make every process more convenient in order to save time. For example, you can start a sentence with “reminder,” “to do,” or “task” to create reminders, or use phrases like “remind me tomorrow at 3PM,” or “alarm 3PM” to set new alerts. You can also add a geofence to an alert so that it’ll go off when you leave or arrive at a specific location. For example, if you head out to a grocery store, you’ll be reminded of the fact that you need milk and bread.
What’s not: While it does have Reminders integration, it doesn’t offer smart notifications that will give you advanced warning of traffic or switch routes to your destination like other apps offer.
What’s not: If you have a lot of events on your calendar, the weekly view can get too cluttered to see each event. You cannot yet use it for iPad.
You may think that Google Calendar works best for people already invested in all things Google, but that’s not necessarily true. If Gmail is your primary email service, you’ll see certain events like your upcoming flights, booked hotels, and restaurant reservations added to your Google calendar automatically. Aside from that, non-Gmail users will get the same functions out of it.
You can turn on weather reports to see the current and upcoming temperature and conditions for the next week. There are several unique sticker packs included (and more that you can download) that you can add to your events for a dose of personality. Lastly, the app can sync with your Google tasks and you can create new to-dos.
Cal’s greatest strength is showing off your daily agenda — basically all of the to-dos, meetings, and appointments you have on your plate on one given date. When you launch the app, it automatically jumps to today’s agenda, which shows all of your events and Any.do tasks in a chronological list. This is different from other calendar apps, which show an hourly timeline with blocks of time shaded for each appointment. Whether Cal’s layout works for you or not is a matter of personal preference, but I find it easy to use.
Google Calendar service has grown to become the backbone of a variety of calendar apps, but the mobile Google Calendar app (Android, iOS) itself is no slouch, with a clean and bright interface and a variety of views, such as traditional month and week views as well as more focused schedule views. The app integrates with Gmail to give you the option of automatically creating events for flight, hotel, and restaurant reservations based on your emails, and also works in to-dos and reminders, as well as habit-forming goals (pulled in from Google’s acquisition of Timeful). It’s a feature-packed and nicely designed calendar app that works great.
Like some of the other calendar apps in the category, Horizon lets you use natural language to set up events and reminders. You also can quickly switch between day, week and month views to see what your schedule looks like at a glance.
The $5 version of aCalendar comes with a few more features that some people may find useful. Aside from the removal of ads, aCalendar+ will provide access to advanced settings and task management, add public holidays to the calendar, and introduce several “business features,” like being able to invite attendees, link contacts, and add privacy.
The only downside to Cal is the monthly view — it’s not informative, and you can’t tell by just glancing at the screen how many events you have, or when they are. That makes scheduling a new event tough, because you have to tap each day to see your schedule. There’s also no weekly view.
Like other calendar apps on this list, there’s also a Pro version that brings a number of extra features to make the calendar more robust and useful. Those features include the ability to import/export calendar data in .ics and .ical formats, create repeating tasks and sub-tasks, and link contacts to specific appointments. The Pro version costs $5 and also has additional widgets, more widget themes and advanced customization options, and 22 more themes. It could be worth paying out for anyone who wants a few more personalization options.
Google Calendar on iOS is definitely good news, but both app stores give you plenty of options to replace your default calendar. I’ve rounded up some of the best of the bunch, focusing on calendars that pack a lot of style without sacrificing features to see how they measure up to Google Calendar. But let’s start off with the newest addition first.
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As far as calendar features go, Jorte doesn’t disappoint. There are monthly, weekly, and daily views, you can change the starting day of the week from Sunday, for those with weeks that don’t play out like everyone else’s, and there’s also a countdown feature that lets you know how many days are left for specific events. It also supports recurring events and provides you with the means to set events to occur every week, bi-weekly, yearly, or every first day of the month.
In addition to your own plans, you can add an almost overwhelming amount of holiday, sports, and TV schedules after subscribing to a premium service. You can also take advantage of the built-in global weather forecast to avoid going out when it’s supposed to rain or snow. Additional features amount to invitation management, notifications for snooze, maps and navigation, and a built-in location search that utilizes Google’s Places Autocomplete.
As far as features go, the free version of aCalendar is capable of pulling birthdays from your contacts list and adding them automatically, which also includes adding photos for them. The app has several widgets, including widgets for your agenda and full-screen widgets for each of the calendar views and dates. Beyond that, you can manage your Google Calendar and set recurring events, as well as share events using either QR codes or NFC barcodes. If you want your calendar to feel more personal, there are 48 colors to choose from.
What’s great: The app’s extras, including finding relevant emails, directly dialing into conference calls, and fetching your flight status, make it more feature-rich than its competition.
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Viewing your agenda is straightforward in Fantastical 2. At the top of the screen you’ll find a five-day view, with events represented by colored dots. The app uses the same colors you have set in the iOS Calendar app to make it easy to recognize your various calendars. You can also turn your iPhone into landscape mode to see a more detailed 5-day view.
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Fantastical 2 used to be an iPad-only app, presumably because the larger screen could more adequately display its great looking interface. Fortunately, the developers realized iPhone users could benefit too, and streamlined the interface to look great on the smaller screen.
The iPad app gets its own unique dashboard view, which provides quick and easy access to all of your events and reminders. If you have an Apple Watch, there’s a dedicated app for that as well, which will have your reminders pushed to it, and allow you to speak directly to the watch to add new events, thanks to the Force Touch capabilities. English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Japanese are all supported.
One of the many reasons we buy smartphones is because they help us organize our lives. No other app will help you accomplish this better than your calendar app, and while smartphones come with built-in calendars, sometimes those apps just don’t cut it. If you’re looking for something with a bit more pizazz, then you need some great third-party apps that will enhance your organization, and let you do more than you thought was possible.
Calendars 5 is so named because it’s the fifth version of Readdle’s Calendars app, meaning its developer has had a lot of time to invest in this particular app and its features. The current incarnation of the app works with both the iPhone and iPad, allowing you to keep track of your events across iOS devices. It’s a simple feature, but an invaluable one for those deep in the Apple ecosystem who already use the iPhone’s default Calendar app. Of course, a calendar app is nothing without intuitive ways to create new events, schedules, and alerts, and Calendars 5 does it all incredibly well.
DigiCal offers a total of seven different view modes and six customizable widgets. You can get a really detailed look at your schedule, or take it in with a quick glance. Like many others, DigiCal can sync with Google Calendar, Outlook, and Exchange, but it doesn’t appear as though you can share your calendar with others, at least not yet. That said, you can make your own local calendar that doesn’t require syncing, in case you want to keep the events in your life private.
There’s also a highly customizable widget included that can be resized, or altered to fit the color scheme of your phone, if that’s your bag. Simple Calendar is a simple, transparent, open source, and always-free calendar tool that offers a lot of the functionality you’d expect from some of the paid options on this list.
Tempo uses natural language processing to help you create a new event. You don’t need to be precise, you can enter in “Lunch with Sarah tomorrow at 1pm” or “Pilates class every Tuesday at 6pm” and Tempo understands what you mean. The app will even let you know if there’s a conflict.
For iOS, the best calendar app can only be Fantastical 2. It works with the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, and it takes advantage of features like 3D Touch and Force Touch. What pushes it above the rest of the apps available on iOS is how it supports multiple languages, lets people use speech to create reminders, and even supports the use of simple text phrases to make reminders and alerts. It’s intuitive, quick, convenient, and feature-rich, which is everything you want from an app you’re hoping will make your life easier to schedule.
What’s great: SolCalendar’s stickers and weather reports add more context to your events.
With this app you can get your day’s schedule at a glance, and each of the events on your calendar shows the forecasted temperature on the right side of the event. If you want more information about the weather, you can touch the icon to see the details.
What’s great: Google Calendar carries over the same familiar design from the Web to your phone and it finally also works for iPhone.
What’s great: It has a way of making it fun to add and edit events, while making it easier to manage a hectic schedule and stay on top of your tasks with Reminders integration.
Business Calendar 2 comes with everything you’d want from a calendar app, including an event calendar and task management, recurring reminders and events, multiple views, and support for holidays and birthdays. Since it’s an Android app, it also comes with several widgets that can be placed on your device’s home screen to show monthly, week, and day events, or current and upcoming tasks. One unique feature BC2 has going for it is a heat map. When viewing your schedule in the year view, the heat map makes it easier to find free days that don’t currently have any plans, tasks, or events tied to them.
Simple might be as simple does, but that doesn’t always have to be an insult. In the case of Simple Calendar, it wears its simplicity on its sleeve, proud for the world to see it in all its glory. Simple Calendar is exactly that — a simple way for you to see all of your upcoming appointments, meetings, or tasks on a simple calendar interface. Where Simple Calendar differs from the other calendar apps in this round-up is its status as a completely open source, ad-free app that’s simply there to do one job and do it well.
Horizon Calendar believes that the weather is an integral part of managing your schedule, and has a great way of integrating the outlook to match up with your plans. You can get Horizon for free, but there’s also a Pro version that adds extra features, which goes for $4.99.
You can sync multiple Google calendars, and if you’ve designated specific colors for each of your calendars on the Web, you’ll see the same colors in the app. Also, adding a new event is as easy as it is on your computer — just pick the date and time, choose which calendar (if applicable) and add the correct details.
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You’ll find the usual options, like being able to set reminders for upcoming events and check your to-dos scheduled for the same day as those events. There are different calendar views to show you what’s taking place on a certain day or during a specific week. Google Calendar also links seamlessly with other calendars you may use, such as Samsung’s S-Planner or Apple’s iCloud. One of the more special things Google Calendar can do, though, is the option to set personal goals. Want to run three times a week, or get in some time to play video games? The app will schedule time for those things automatically.
Newton Mail has long been one of our favorite mobile email apps, even with a pricey subscription, and now, CloudMagic is bringing in a new app designed as a companion to that email client. Newton Calendar is built around a quick schedule view and easy event creation (no need to wade through a big form, just type the date, time, and event title, and you’re all set), with the ability to fill in extra details as needed. The app works with Gmail and Google Apps calendars, as well as Exchange (EWS).
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Plan is free to download, and has a pricing system in place for power users. In practice though, if you’re not part of a team, then you’re unlikely to ever need to spend money on this app, as the free version is totally sufficient for single users who just want to keep an eye on their own tasks and calendar.
TimeTree is available on Android, iOS, and on PCs, making it super-easy to keep everyone together, no matter their platform of choice. It even has options for sharing event details outside of the app, so you can quickly and easily share even with someone not using TimeTree — and if you’re worried about privacy, users can create multiple calendars, including their own private calendar for anything that doesn’t need to be shared with everyone.
It’s true the calendar app that comes with your iPhone or Android phone will do you just fine if you need to know what’s on your agenda, but they often don’t do much more than that. The iOS calendar app, while simple and easy to use, doesn’t give you many options to personalize it. And with most Androids, the preinstalled calendar is often a bland, unintuitive app built by your phone’s manufacturer.
ZenDay (Android, iOS) is a time-management and calendar app with a timeline-style approach to managing your schedule, zooming in on the near future to display your upcoming events in detail, while a flowing, card-based timeline shows you what’s ahead. Users can create events (or sync their calendars), set tasks, reminders, and deadlines and prioritize tasks, with the app’s dynamic scheduling adapting to what needs to be done. A neat feature is that ZenDay comes with a debrief mode that lets you view how well you’ve kept up with your schedule over the past few weeks.