What is OmniFocus 3
OmniFocus 3 is a comprehensive task management app designed to help individuals and teams organise and prioritise their tasks and projects.
The app offers a range of features and capabilities, including customizable task lists and projects, tags and perspectives, batch editing, quick entry, and integration with other apps and services.
OmniFocus 3 is based on the popular "Getting Things Done" (GTD) productivity methodology and is available on both iOS and macOS devices, allowing users to seamlessly switch between devices and stay productive on the go.
Key Features of OmniFocus 3
These are the key features of OmniFocus 3.
- OmniFocus 3 helps users manage tasks and projects by organising them into projects, tasks, and sub-tasks.
- Users can add tags to tasks to help categorise and prioritise them.
- A feature that allows users to see what tasks are due in the coming days or weeks.
- Users can create custom views of their tasks based on criteria like due dates, tags, and projects.
- OmniFocus 3 supports automation through the Shortcuts app on iOS, which allows users to create custom workflows that can automatically create tasks, modify existing ones, and more.
- Users can receive notifications when tasks are due, or when they are assigned to other users.
- OmniFocus 3 supports syncing across devices, so users can access their tasks on their iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch.
- A feature that allows users to temporarily hide tasks that aren't relevant to their current focus.
- A feature that prompts users to review their projects and tasks on a regular basis to ensure they are on track to meeting their goals.
- OmniFocus 3 uses end-to-end encryption to protect users' data.
Focus mode can be particularly helpful when users need to block out distractions and concentrate on a specific task or project. For example, if a user has a deadline approaching for a particular project, they can activate Focus mode and include only tasks related to that project. This will help them avoid getting distracted by other tasks or projects and stay focused on completing the project on time.
Once the designated time period for Focus mode ends, all tasks and projects will become visible again. Users can also choose to exit Focus mode manually if they need to work on a different task or project.
In addition to helping users stay focused, Focus mode can also help reduce stress and increase productivity by allowing users to break down larger projects into smaller, more manageable tasks. This can make it easier for users to stay motivated and track their progress as they work toward completing their goals.
Best Suited For
Omnifocus is best suited for busy professionals, or those who need to organise a lot of tasks. With Omnifocus you can automate tasks, use filters, tags and so much more to create a workspace that works with you.
OmniFocus 3 is built by OmniGroup helping people to be more empowered by productivity and get more done. We recommend OF3 to help better improve how you do Getting Things Done as a methodology.