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Amazing Marvin and Todoist [Complete Guide]

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In this post we will look at the similarities and differences between Amazing Marvin and Todoist.

We’ll be comparing these apps so that you can decide which is best for your workflow.

At a high level, both apps are designed to help you organize your tasks and manage your time. However, it is clear from a closer look that they are different.


Amazing Marvin: Some of the awesome features of Amazin Marvin include:

  • Organize your tasks in Nested Projects or Categories
  • Daily To-do list
  • Sync tasks/events across your Calendars
  • Assign Do and Due dates for tasks
  • Recurring tasks/projects
  • Built-in Sandlock and Pomodoro timers
  • Track time and habits
  • Duration estimates and Time blocking
  • Procrastination wizard and counter
  • Create tasks by emails to your Amazing Marvin account

Todoist: Some of the awesome features of Todoist include:

  • Quick task adding
  • Recurring due dates
  • Tasks categories and sub-categories
  • Set priorities and favorite tasks
  • Set Reminders
  • Tasks delegation
  • Kanban-style boards
  • Use labels and filters
  • Create tasks via emails
  • Add text and voice notes to the tasks
  • Productivity visualization in daily or weekly periods

Verdict: While both Amazing Marvin and Todoist are full of similar features for typical tasks’ planning apps, Amazon Marvin will slightly win here in terms of the variety of features to organize, and track your tasks. The unique Procrastination wizard feature in Amazin Marvin gives it an edge over Todoist.


Both AmazingMarvin and Todoist have an intuitive interface that makes them easy to use, even for people new to task management software.

Thanks to the clear and well-organized interfaces of both apps, users may quickly find tasks by project name or category. You can also add notes or comments on each task, which will help you stay organized while working on your projects.

Also, AmazingMarvin offers and Todoist has different ways of customizing the program according to your needs: choose between themes, font style, and size; change margins; customize widgets such as checklists or lists; add images as backgrounds in lists and reports; create custom folders within the program.

Verdict: It is a tie for both Apps, we’ve found that both Amazing Marvin and Todoist are easy to use and user-friendly.


While Amazing Marvin doesn’t have a Free subscription, it does provide a 30-days free trial. The monthly subscription starts from $12 a month if billed monthly or $8 a month for yearly billing.

Amazing Marvin also has a lifetime subscription of one payment of $300.

On the other hand, Todoist has 3 tier subscription.

A Free forever subscription will give you 5 projects to work on, the ability to add 5 team members per project, 5 MB file uploads, limited 3 filters, and only 1-week activity history.

If you chose to upgrade to the Pro subscription for $4 per month billed yearly, this will give you 300 projects, up to 25 members per project, 100 MB file uploads, 150 filters, reminders, and unlimited activity history.

The highest tier which is called Business comes with a $6 monthly fee billed yearly, and it will give you in addition to the Pro features a massive 500 active projects, 50 members per project, a dedicated team inbox, tam billing, and the ability to assign admin roles.

Verdict: While Todoist has a cheaper subscription, Amazon Marvin has the advantage of a lifetime subscription. So you can choose based on your commitment and usage which app is matching your budget.

Scalability and Collaboration

Todoist is scalable. You can add users, projects, and labels to your account at any time. It’s also easy to use multiple accounts if you’re using them for different things, like a personal project or a company-wide task list.

In many ways, this is a good thing. If you need to add users or projects, you don’t have to worry about stopping what you’re doing and waiting for an engineer to implement the changes. 

You can keep working while Todoist updates itself automatically behind the scenes.

Amazing, Marvin doesn’t have this feature, so it could be better if you want to scale your business with just one tool.

Verdict: Todoist is a clear winner when it comes to working with a team and collaboration.

Learning and Customer Support

One of the best features of both apps is their documentation. Documentation is a key feature in any piece of software, and it’s important that all users understand how to use the software to get the most out of it.

Both Amazing Marvin and Todoist have extensive help pages, with clear instructions and descriptions on how each tool works (or doesn’t).

Todoist also has an FAQ section, where users can ask questions about specific features or problems they may be having with their accounts.

The service responds quickly, within 24 hours, which shows just how much care goes into providing excellent customer support for their customers.

Verdict: Both apps provide enough documentation & FAQs to help you troubleshoot any issue you come across. They also have great customer service teams.

Final Verdict

In conclusion, these applications are great tools for organizing your tasks and projects. 

Therefore, give Todoist a try if you’re working with a team, and give Amazing Marvin a go if you are looking to control your procrastination and increase productivity.

You can also have a look at my other posts: Clickup Vs Amazing Marvin , Clickup Vs TickTick.

Meet the Author

Mo Fayez is an engineer by trade with more than 15 years of experience in management, passionate about Management coaching, self-help, and productivity. He has a passion for teaching and helping others become the best that they can be. He also enjoys training people to become more productive at work.Learn more about this blog that Mo has created in 2021, and why he decided to start this blog. If you want to send Mo a quick message, then visit his contact page here.

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