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Awesome Productivity – Massive Collection of Resources

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A curated list of delightful productivity resources.

Table of Content


Online Courses


Tools and Apps

File Management

  • Box – Very good cloud storage solution for business customers.
  • Dropbox – Simple, elegant and versatile (PC, Macs, Android…) cloud storage solution.
  • Google Drive – Cloud storage solution deeply integrated in the Google ecosystem.
  • OneDrive – Best cloud storage solution for Windows users.
  • Mega – A very generous (50G from the get go) and highly secure cloud storage solution.
  • Nextcloud – The self-hosted productivity platform that keeps you in control.

Note Management

  • Evernote – Evernote can basically become your second brain and remember everything for you.
  • Google Keep – A nice and simple Note management system tightly integrated with Google products.
  • Inkdrop – A cross-platform note taking app for Markdown lovers.
  • Joplin – A note taking and to-do application with synchronization capabilities.
  • Notion – An all-in-one very customizable workspace for notes, tasks, wikis and lists.
  • OneNote – Very good Note management solution, but best for Windows users.
  • Preserver – Notes organizer desktop app based on Electron.
  • Simplenote – Light, clean, and free. Simplenote is now available for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Linux, and the web.
  • Standard Notes – A simple and private notes app.
  • WorkFlowy – Web-based outlining application for nested bulletin lists.

Task Management

  • Airtable – Mix of spreadsheet and database to help organize work.
  • Amazing Marvin – Marvin incorporates principles from behavioral psychology to help beat procrastination, feel in control and finish todo list.
  • – Simple interface, packed with features, currently the favorite to-do list manager at Lifehacker.
  • GitHub Projects – A lesser known feature of GitHub, makes it easy to tie your project management process to your code.
  • Hitask – Easy Project and Task Management for Teams.
  • KanbanFlow – Kanban method task board with Pomodoro technique.
  • Microsoft To Do – Microsoft cloud-based task management application based on Wunderlist technology.
  • OmniFocus – A Getting Things Done based task manager for Mac OS X and iOS.
  • Pomolectron – A pomodoro app for your menubar/tray.
  • Remember the Milk – Great at managing tags for to-dos and location based tasks.
  • Taskade – Simple and collaborative task lists for teams.
  • Taskwarrior – An open source command line task manager. Flexible, fast, efficient, and unobtrusive.
  • Timing – Automatic time and productivity tracking for Mac. Helps you stay on track with your work and ensures no billable hours get lost if you are billing hourly.
  • Todo.txt – Tired of having complicated apps to organize your tasks? Todo.txt is a technique that uses a single .txt file to help you get the job done.
  • Todoist – Powerful and cross-platform productivity tool.
  • Topydo – A powerful todo list application using the todo.txt format, positioned between todo.txt CLI and Taskwarrior.
  • Trello – Kanban method task board.
  • VivifyScrum – Agile project management app for teams that deliver. Customizable Scrum and Kanban boards.

Habit Trackers

  • Everyday – Form new habits by doing things every day.
  • Habitica – Complete your real life daily goals in a role play game (previously called HabitRPG).
  • HabitBull – Premium habit tracker.
  • Loop Habit Tracker – An Android app for creating and maintaining good habits.
  • Waka Time – Open source plugin for knowing exactly how long you spend coding.

Task Automation

  • AutoIt – Small tool for Windows to automate the Windows GUI, but it can also be used for other purposes.
  • Awesome AutoHotKey – AutoHotKey is a free, open-source macro-creation and automation software for Windows that allows users to automate repetitive tasks.
  • IFTTT – Allows you to create chains of conditional statements (called recipes) between web services in order to make the web work for you and boost your productivity.
  • Qbserve – Mac time tracking automation: freelance project tracking, timesheets, invoicing & real-time productivity feedback.
  • Tasker – Android application that can perform context sensitive custom tasks (e.g. automatically turn on wifi when you arrive home).
  • Zapier – Automation tool that allows you to connect hundreds of web services and create automations between the processes.

Password Manager

  • LastPass – A freemium password manager that stores encrypted passwords online.

Knowledge Management

  • – AI platform that brings all knowledge and documentation into one spot.


  • ShareX – Screen capture, file sharing and productivity tool.

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